Film Screening and Discussion with Director Julián Cortés
Joined by: Ferley Rodriguez, President of the Fortuna de Mutata Cooperative, composed of FARC ex-combatants. (Spanish-English translation by ICGC scholar Michael Soto)
Julián Cortés is a Mechanical engineer, ex-insurgent of the FARC-EP, with a Master in Development and Rural Innovation from Wageningen University of The Netherlands. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Social Sciences at the same university. His research interests are Rural Sociology; Cooperatives and Solidarity Economy; Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR); Peace Building; Social Movements, Militant Ethnography; and the use of video in Social Sciences. His first documentary is Tejiendo Autonomía (Weaving Autonomy).
Please watch the documentary on your own at 3pm CDT (it is only available during this time period) and then join the discussion with the director at 4pm CDT.
Zoom link for 4pm CDT discussion forthcoming