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Modesta 1955

  • Benjamín Doniger
  • January 1, 1955
  • 35 mins
  • Spanish; Castilian
  • Drama
Prize winner, Venice Festival 1956. The DivEdCo’s most important attempt to depict women’s rights in the context of modernization processes in Puerto Rico. Modesta leads a group of women in Barrio Sonadora, Guaynabo, in a strike against their husbands to demand their rights in a domestic context.


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