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Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez

Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez

Documentary Film and Video

About

Leonor is a sociologist with a B.A from the Universidad Centroamericana in Nicaragua and a graduate of the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program at Georgetown University.  For ten years she worked as a researcher in various think tanks where she specialized in issues related to immigration, the media and an issue close to her heart--youth and political culture.  In 2010, she started her own production company with the objective of promoting social changes through effective communication strategies, in particular the production of documentaries.  Leonor is also a social activist in Nicaragua.  She participated in TedxManagua in 2013.  She considers herself to be a socio-docu-activist. 


Exiled

hd video
June, 2017
Video Duration: 19:14


A woman and her son deal with the ongoing trauma of losing their family and their country.


Trees of Life

hd video
June, 2016
Video Duration: 10:26 min.

Mysterious trees planted by the Sandinista government are changing more than the landscape in Nicaragua.


Docktown

hd video
Co-directed by Olivia A. Booker
March, 2016
Video Duration: 9:04 min.

A houseboat community fights for survival and stability amidst the changing landscape of housing developments in Silicon Valley.


Labor of Love

16mm black and white film
December, 2015
Video Duration: 3:46 min.

A passionate birth coach reflects on the limits and possibilities of motherhood.

 

Events

June 17, 2017

Free and open to the public

Cubberley Auditorium
June 9, 2016

Free and open to the public.

Cubberley Auditorium
March 15, 2016

Free and open to the public.

Cubberley Auditorium
December 8, 2015

Free and open to the public

Cubberley Auditorium

Exhibitions

January 17, 2017 to January 24, 2017
McMurtry Building