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Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country

USA, 1977 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Esperanza Vasquez

Agueda Martinez, a 77 year old woman, lives on a small farm in New Mexico. She speaks no English and grows, or barters with neighbors for everything she needs. She is also an expert weaver and creates serapes and rugs from the beginning to the end.

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