Written and directed by Rubén Amavizca-Murúa,
creator of FRIDA KAHLO and THE WOMEN OF JUÁREZ.
Presented En Español / In Spanish
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Seniors, Students & Educators: $5.00
Every year, hundreds of young women are kidnapped using
violence, deceit or coercion and forced into
prostitution. The victims are held using threats, forced
debt, lies, and violence.
“ESCLAVAS” tells the history, inspired by a real case,
of a young Mexican woman brought to the US under the
promise of marriage and forced to work as a prostitute,
while her mother desperately searches for her.
Sponsored by The Center for
Collaboration with the Arts, The Ruth B. Shannon Center
for the Performing Arts, The Center for Engagement with
Communities, Whittier Scholars Program,
Ortiz Programs and the Department of Modern Languages.