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- DescriptionIt is El Salvador, 1989, three years before the end of a brutal civil war that took 75,000 lives. Maria Serra, wife, mother and guerrilla leader is on the frontlines of the battle for her people and her country. With unprecedented access to FMLN guerrilla camps, the filmmakers dramatically chronicle Maria's daily life in the war as she organises people and helps plan a major offensive. Maria brings viewers to the heart of the fight for a more just society. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the film is available for the first time on DVD.
- Author BiographyMonoma Wali is a writer and teacher living in Los Angeles.Pamela Cohen has been producing social issue and educational documentaries for the past 25 years. Other films include In the Name of Democracy (1984), and Hope Street (1994). She currently teaches media arts and visual arts in Los Angeles. Catherine Ryanhas been producing, directing and editing awarding-winning documentaries for over 20 years. In addition to Maria s Story her other films include: Soldiers of Conscience (2009) and The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez (1999). Ryan has also produced and directed documentaries for primetime network TV, including The Story of Mothers & Daughters (1997, ABC), The Story of Fathers & Sons (1999, ABC) and Teens (2000, WB).
- PublisherPM Press
- Date of Publication01/04/2010
- SubjectTrue Stories
- Place of PublicationOakland
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPM Press
- Weight88 g
- Width134 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine18 mm
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