When Mother Comes Home for Christmas
Oct 9, 2013, 7:00pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Sujatha Fernandes, Nilita Vachani
Join film director Nilita Vachani for a screening and discussion of her documentary film, “When Mother Comes Home for Christmas,” which tells the story of a Josephine Perera, abandoned by her husband with three small children, who is one of thousands of Sri Lankan women who have left their country to earn salaries as domestic workers abroad.Sujatha Fernandes will moderate a discussion with the filmmaker following the screening.
This event emerged from Narrating Labor Struggles: Storytelling and Social Change, which can be viewed in our archive.
Cosponsored by The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and the Narrating Change Seminar in the Humanities