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Abuelas: Grandmothers on a Mission

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Catalogue Number:  FILM05
Producer:  Filmblanc Inc.
Subject:  Canadian World Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Global Studies, Guidance, Health, Politics, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  27:41


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For three decades, Argentina’s courageous Grandmothers, or “Abuelas”, have been searching for their grandchildren: the children of their sons and daughters who disappeared during Argentina’s “dirty war.” This film is a tribute to these women who have dedicated their lives to honoring a generation lost, with their quest for a generation found.

WINNER – Jury Award – International Film Festival of Cine Politico – Buenos Aires

Nominated for Best Documentary in the Social Political Category by the Yorkton Film Festival




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