Gritty Woman

In 2007, Eufrosina Cruz Mendoza lost a mayoral race in Oaxaca, Mexico. It wasn't because she lacked votes; she had plenty to be elected. But her win was denied because of her sex.

Instead of admitting all-out defeat, Mendoza took the experience and used what she learned to begin working a grassroots activist helping Mexican women gain political visibility and services. Her journey is chronicled in the 2007 documentary Eufrosina's Revolution.

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Arizona State University, West Campus

4701 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306

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Region: Glendale

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The documentary screens for free at ASU's West campus in Kiva Hall at the University Center Building, 4701 West Thunderbird Road. Prior to the film starting at 7 p.m., a reception with director Luciana Kaplan will be held in in room 201 from 5 to 7 p.m. and feature a talk from the filmmaker. For details, see www.campus.asu.edu/west/events.


Mon., April 14, 5-9 p.m., 2014
 
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