Migranta con M de mamá: Migrant Mother

A figure, back to the viewer, wearing hooded shirt, presumably a mother from the film, walks into the distance in a farm field, farm plants on both sides.  Text Migranta con M de mamá: Migrant Mother. An online Zoom event

The Library and the International Migration Research Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Centre for Research on North America Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

proudly presents

 

Migranta con M de mamá: Migrant Mother

A documentary by Aaraón Díaz Mendiburo

Two Screenings

  • Thursday, March 25, 2021
  • 11:00am and 7:00pm (Eastern Time), with panel discussion following the film
  • Online via Zoom Registration required
  • Space is limited
  • A free public event

Synopsis

Three Mexican migrant women working in Canada under the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program open their hearts to let us delve in to the complex world of maternity from afar. All from rural communities, be they mother, maiden or widow, each put at risk their own emotional stability and the stability of their families, in particular, their children.

  • Spanish with English subtitles
  • México, 2020
  • 25 minutes

Best documentary film – Canadian Cinematography Awards

Featured panelists

Join us for the opportunity to learn and reflect on the experience and complexity of migration processes.

11:00am (Eastern Time) Screening and Discussion

  • Deborah Faundoa, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Jenna L. Hennebry, Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Eduardo Huesca, Occupation Health Clinics for Ontario Workers
  • Aaraón Díaz Mendiburo, Director of the film, CISAN-UNAM
  • Edgar Manuel Baltazar Amigón, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

7:00pm (Eastern Time) Screening and Discussion

  • Karla Valenzuela, Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Jenna L. Hennebry, Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Evelyn Encalda, Simon Fraser University
  • Janet McLaughlin, Wilfrid Laurier University

Registration

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Need more information?

Please contact Isabel Cisterna by email or by online form.