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Gabriela Mistral : Life and Works of a Chilean Poet
The Embassy of Chile in Australia, ANCLAS, ANU Gender Institute and ANU Film Group are pleased to invite you to a dialogue about Chilean poet, Gabriela Mistral, her life and works from a gender perspective, followed by a screening of the documentary Locas Mujeres.
Locas Mujeres is a documentary about the chilean poet, Gabriela Mistral, and her relationship with the American Doris Dana. Gabriela meets Doris when she thinks she cannot overcome the biggest tragedy in her life: the suicide of her olnly son. Doris, realizing that her partner will soon be gone, records the conversations with her in their Long Island house. These recordings will be the access to the affectve universe of a woman who lives in permanent tension with her inner demons and whose sensistivity and ambition make her the protagonist of her time.