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Domestic Violence Resources for Spanish Speaking Audiences
Award-winning drama about domestic violence and how it affects members of a Latino family. Demonstrates social and cultural forces that make it difficult for Latina battered women to break silence and seek help. Available in Spanish with English subtitles. (1992)
Domestic violence tactics and dynamics, obstacles for leaving, and how to access help, are examined through the experiences of battered Latina women and advocates working with them. (35 minutes).
"Nuestra Salud: Lesbianas Latinas Rompiendo Barreras"
Latina lesbians share their personal experiences while professionals in the field add their insights and put these issues in a broader context. (18 minutes) (1999)
"Nunca Mas/Never Again"
A drama which depicts a Latina woman being abused by her husband and the process she goes through to get help from a battered womens program and break free from abuse. (Approximately 50 minutes). Available in Spanish and English versions.
"Promesas Quebrantadas: Perspectivas
Religiosas acerca de la Violencia Doméstica": [Broken
progression of domestic violence in her everyday life (family, friends, workplace and other systems). (25-30 minutes).
"Vidas Golpeadas, Esperanzas
Destruidas: Cuando el hombre maltrata a la mujer"
"Violencia Familiar" (Family Violence: A Male Perspective)
is a Spanish Video that tells the stories of four men who overcame their need to abuse and control their partners. In powerful and compelling stories, they talk about the effect their violence had on their children, the harmful legacy handed down from father to son that promoted their violence toward their partners, and the effects a "macho" culture had on them. Experts in family violence also offer their perspective on the harm of violence, and discuss ways for abusers to change so they can live productive and peaceful lives with their families. Includes study guide. (26 minutes).
"Ya No Mas!"
Spanish language video-based workshop about emotional and physical violence against women. Designed for use in self-help groups and public forums, the video workshop uses dramatic reenactments and on camera interviews to educate and initiate discussion about the various forms of domestic abuse suffered by millions of women. (28 minutes) (1993)
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