Record: Novela, Novela
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|1419||Biddle Law Library|
A group of Nicaraguan feminists have fused human rights with popular culture to create Nicaraguas most popular telenovela (soap opera), Sexto Sentido. Novela, Novela examines how this ground-breaking series made it to broadcast, and how the creators, writers, actors and viewers grappled with controversial themes like domestic violence and homophobia in this impoverished country heavily influenced by the Catholic church. In English and Spanish with English subtitles.