Item Details

Bolivia [electronic resource]: Coca Leaf, Food of Poor

Radiotelevisión Española
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The plight of women in this poverty-ridden nation is examined on varying social and economic levels. A congresswoman discusses her fight against cocaine production and use; a teacher struggles against government apathy toward education; a peasant women reveals the harsh details of her existence. Progress made by women in the area of home business, art, and music is examined, as well as the antiquated customs that keep women subservient.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 01, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Coca leaf, food of poor
Series
Women of Latin America
Contents
  • Women Act for Social Justice in Bolivia (5:11)
  • Prominent Women Leave Bolivia (2:05)
  • Impoverished Bolivian Women Work for Food and Coca (1:18)
  • A Bolivian Journalist Exposes Drug Trafficking (1:31)
  • Coca, Cocaine, and a Female Aymara Politician in Bolivia (2:25)
  • The Plight of Peasant Women and Girls in Bolivia (4:33)
  • Breaking Traditional Roles: Aymara Women Play Soccer (2:35)
  • Breaking Traditional Roles: Aymara Women Play Music (2:27)
  • Aymara Culture, Traditions, and Reed Boat Craftsmanship (5:54)
  • Bolivia's Traditional Coca Fields (2:07)
  • The Essential Role of Coca for Bolivian Peasants (3:05)
  • Coca Cultivation and Drug Trafficking in Bolivia (2:39)
  • Coca Leaves in Andean Magic and Religious Rituals (1:56)
  • A History of Coca and Oppression in Bolivia's Mines (2:31)
  • Widows Work in Bolivia's Mines (3:20)
  • The Plight of Bolivian Mine Workers (1:36)
  • An Impoverished Bolivian Woman's Story (2:20)
  • Bolivian Activist Domitila Barrios (2:36)
  • Domitila Barrios: Protest and Imprisonment (2:28)
  • Activist Domitila Barrios Calls for a Social Revolution (3:36)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1997.
Publisher no.
  • 7017s Films Media Group
  • 7018 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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