Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Minneapolis: MARIA

Downtown Minneapolis

Maria (left): originally from Texas, from a matriarchal middle class Mexican family, organized Ladyfest in Denton, Texas (a women’s music festival with many urban incarnations), founded Film Fatale (a festival showcasing exclusively women’s films).

"I appreciate Catholicism because I was raised that way. I'm not about to stop the routine of traditions I was brought up with. I’m going to serve the men drinks when they come over my house. It’s just being gracious; in Mexican culture it’s not seen as being disrespected.”

Discussion Questions:
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