Blogger Profile: Olivia Lawrence-Weilmann
Olivia Lawrence-Weilmann is a writer, artist, and activist. In her free time, she enjoys beating her family at gin rummy, playing soccer, and creating delicious vegetarian food. She studies anthropology and Latin American Studies at Mount Holyoke College. She can be reached at olawrenceweilmann (at) gmail (dot) com.
July 11th, 2013
'Use Cinema as a Weapon': an Interview with Young Chilean Filmmaker Guille Sohrens
Students in Chile have been unhappy with their educational system for at least two decades. Its structure was designed during the reign of Augusto Pinochet, the notorious dictator who disappeared and tortured over 40,000 people. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-14584095), and it has not been remodeled since he left office. Before Pinochet’s dictatorship, approximately ...