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We Women Warriors (2012)

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We Women Warriors follows three native women caught in the crossfire of Colombia's warfare who use nonviolent resistance to defend their peoples' survival. Colombia has 102 aboriginal groups, one-third of which face extinction because of the internal conflict. Despite being trapped in a protracted predicament financed by the drug trade, indigenous women are resourcefully leading and creating transformation imbued with hope. -- (C) Official Site

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The three indigenous women profiled in Nicole Karsin's documentary deal with pressing problems by taking the long view. Colombia's 102 tribes have worked to maintain their native cultures for five centuries.

October 27, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…
indieWire
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An impressive effort that tells the gripping, complex story of a country and a people under siege.

August 26, 2012 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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How can one not respond to someone like tribal leader Flor Ilva, who declares, "We women are warriors, not with weapons, but with our thoughts and through raising our children."

August 16, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Christian Science Monitor
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[A] quiet, deliberately paced documentary ...

August 7, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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The director's DV cinematography can be rough and ungainly, but it provides sterling glimpses of both family intimacy and its larger social context ...

August 7, 2012 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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A strikingly original depiction of the role of women in a complicated struggle for human rights.

August 15, 2012 | Full Review…
Film Journal International

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