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November 29, 2019 – “¡Las Sandinistas!” is a documentary that chronicles the brave women on the front lines of not only combat, but social reform during Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista revolution and what would go on to become the controversial Contra war. NMPBS aired the documentary earlier this year. Correspondent Russell Contreras spoke to filmmaker Jenny Murray about the largely untold story, including the continued battle for human rights.

Guest: Jenny Murray, Director

For Further Reading:

“¡Las Sandinistas! Film Webpage

More about the Iran-Contra AffairBrown University

The history of the Sandinista