CineNoche: Berta Soy Yo
Directed by Katia Lara
Starring Milton Benítez, Almudena Bernabeu
Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 45 minutes
On March 2, 2016, environmental activist Berta Cáceres was gunned down by hired hitmen. She had led the Lenca people in their efforts to stop the construction of a hydroelectric plant on the Gualcarque River. Before her assassination, Cáceres wrote down the names of the people and companies who wanted her dead. Using these clues, a local journalist and an international lawyer put the puzzle pieces together to solve her murder.
This screening is part of the CineNoche series presented in partnership with Cine Las Americas. This season’s monthly series, Mujeres en la Lucha, features documentaries spotlighting women's activism in Latin America. The films represent 5 regions and bring to the fore conversations around land and water rights, migration, reproductive rights, state violence and more. Pre-recorded Q&A's with the filmmakers will follow the screenings. Visit cinelasamericas.org for more information.View Map