After the Earthquake

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After the Earthquake
Directed by Lourdes Portillo
Produced by Lourdes Portillo
Distributed by Women Make Movies
Release dates
  • 1979 (1979)
Running time
27 minutes
Country United States
Language Spanish

After the Earthquake (Spanish: Después de Terremoto) is a dramatic short film that follows Irene, a young Nicaraguan immigrant living in California, as she faces new challenges—particularly in adjusting to the cultural, political, and economic differences between life in the United States and life in Nicaragua. It was written and directed by Lourdes Portillo with Nina Serrano, and stars Vilma Coronado, Agnelo Guzman, and Leticia Cortez. The film is in Spanish, with English subtitles, and runs for 27 minutes.

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