Global Voices: Maquilapolis

Global Voices: Maquilapolis

Sun, 09/19/2010 - 10:00pm


Women workers in Tijuana's assembly factories tell their stories.

Factory worker Carmen Durán and her colleagues describe environmental devastation, infrastructural chaos and violations of human and labor rights as they work to transform their world and carve out lives of agency in a new and complicated century.

Global Voices: Maquilapolis airs Sunday, September 19 at 10 p.m. on PBS World (cable 524/DT21.2).

An international independent documentary series from theIndependent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its second season, the series features several new documentaries and notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.

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