Sopa

Directed by Jorge Montenegro

Produced by Abel Aronátegui

Synopsis: Afro-descendant women in the city of Colón in Panama are discriminated by their ethnicity, gender and low economic resources.   This situation represents great difficulties to get out of the circle of poverty. After the death of her husband, who was the support of her family,  Martha Spragg struggled to establish a business selling soup to raise her six daughters, managing to turn this into a family business, which shows that women of African descent have great skills for entrepreneurship, regardless of the conditions.

Category: Best International Documentary Film 

Film Type: documentary

Runtime: 8 minutes 4 seconds

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