Councilwoman

Feature | Unrated | 84 min
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Showings

Digital Gym Cinema Thu, Mar 14 4:00 PM
AMC Fashion Valley 18 Screen 2 Sat, Mar 23 1:45 PM
Film Info
Section:Viva Mujeres
Release Year:2018
Runtime:57
Genre:Political Documentary
Production Country:United States / Costa Rica
Subtitles:English; Spanish w/ English subtitles
Cast/Crew
Director:Margo Guernsey

Description

Carmen Castillo is a Dominican City Councilwoman who maintains her job cleaning hotel rooms, as she takes on her new role in politics. She faces skeptics who say she doesn’t have the education to govern, the power of corporate interests who take a stand against her fight for a $15/hourly wage in the City, and a tough re-election against two contenders—all of this while balancing the challenges of managing a full-time job cleaning hotel rooms, and a personal relationship. It’s a journey behind the scenes of politics after the victory.