Novela,Novela

2002
30.0'
NI
CA
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  • red lizard media
Synopsis

A 30-minute documentary about a group of Nicaraguan feminists who have fused human rights with popular culture to create Nicaragua’s most popular tele-novela (soap opera). Novela,Novela examines how this ground-breaking series made it to broadcast, and how the creators, writers, actors and viewers grappled with controversial themes like domestic violence and homophobia heavily influenced by Catholicism.

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