Christine Eber - Activist, Anthropologist, and Author of "When a Woman Rises" will grace Denver with her presence April 5th-6th. Make sure to mark your calendars – presentations and film viewing are listed below.
About the Novel
When a Woman Rises by Christine Eber is her debut novel based on her work as an anthropologist with women in Chiapas since the 1980s. The novel takes place in the Maya township of Chenalhó where Verónica, a teenage girl, is recovering from a disastrous early marriage. Spurred on by a community program of women telling their stories, she asks her mother Magdalena to record the story of her growing up and that of best friend, Lucia.
About the Film
"Maya Faces in a Smoking Mirror" is a documentary Co-Produced by Eber and was the winner of the 2018 Best Feature Length Documentary at Las Cruces International Film Festival.
Mark Your Calendar
April 5th, 7:00pm - Museo de Las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
April 6th, 9:30am - Ross-Barnum Branch Library Community Room, 3570 W. 1st Ave. @ Lowell Blvd., Denver, CO 80219 w/National League of American Pen Women (Denver Branch) Free
Aoril 6th, Time TBD - Su Teatro XicanIndie Film Fest, Film Screening “Maya Faces in a Smoking Mirror”, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204
In collaboration and sponsorship with Denver Justice and Peace Committee, Denver Public Library, Museo de Las Americas, Latino Cultural Arts Center, Mexican Cultural Center, National League of American Pen Women (Denver Branch) and Su Teatro.