About this Item

Contributor Names
Doniger, Benjamin
Puerto Rico. Division de Educacion de la Comunidad
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Fiction films
Fiction films
-  Summary: Modesta (Antonia Hidalgo), a barrio woman, rebels against her husband's (Juan Ortiz Jimenez) authoritarianism. She and other women of her community who suffer the same treatment organize the Liberated Women League to fight for their rights.
-  Credits: Adapted by Benjamin Doniger, Luis A. Maisonet and René Marqués from a story by Domingo Silas Ortiz.
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 45468
Source Collection
Archivo General De Puerto Rico Collection (Library Of Congress)
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format

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Doniger, Benjamin, and Puerto Rico. Division De Educacion De La Comunidad. Modesta. 1956. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00045468/.

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Doniger, B. & Puerto Rico. Division De Educacion De La Comunidad. (1956) Modesta. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00045468/.

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Doniger, Benjamin, and Puerto Rico. Division De Educacion De La Comunidad. Modesta. 1956. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00045468/>.

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