MaiJuni 2022

Dienstag 31.05.22, 18.00 Uhr            Die Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung präsentiert:     

La Civil 
Teodora Ana Mihai, B/MEX/RO 2021, 145 min, Span.OF. mit engl.UT

We are pleased to present the winning film of our 2021 film award
»Der politische Film« (»The Political Film«), »La Civil« (directed by Teodora Ana Mihai).
The film excels in its portrayal of civil courage and female self-empowerment
in the face of criminal violence and state despotism. The film celebrated its
German premiere at last years »Filmfest Hamburg«.
About the film: Cielo's daughter Laura is kidnapped by a criminal cartel in
northern Mexico and, despite paying ransoms, is not returned to her mother.
Cielo receives little support from the local authorities and therefore decides
to take the search for her daughter into her own hands. In the course of
her investigations, an unconventional collaboration forms with Lieutenant Lamarque,
which draws her further into a spiral of criminal power structures.
In a society without a state monopoly on violence, Cielo enters a quagmire of injustice,
corruption and violence. »La Civil« depicts her transformation from a housewife
to an activist in search of retribution.
Film discussion with:
Clara Franco Yáñez, Doctoral Researcher at the German Institute for Global and
Area Studies, Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
Christine Strotmann, Julius-Leber-Forum, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

We cordially invite you to watch the film with us and to discuss it in
the subsequent film discussion. Please note: The film will be shown in Spanish
with English subtitles. The film discussion will be held in English.
It is rated for ages 12 and up.

Attendance is free of charge. Sponsored by
the 'Landeszentrale für politische Bildung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg'.

Please register exclusively via the registration button.

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