Lourdes Portillo Characteristics
Lourdes Portillo has been working as a filmmaker and writer for over twenty years. Her work often deals with cultural and political events in Central and South American Countries. Previous films include After the Earthquake, about the Nicaraguan revolution; Las Madres de la Playa de Mayo, chronicling the struggle of Argentine mothers to bring the government to account for family members who have disappeared; and La Ofrenda, a portrait of the Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors the dead.
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