Sunday, May 24, 2009

Fighting Cholitas

I found this video as it is a part of a documentary about female Bolivian wrestlers. I wonder what this will do about the ideas of gender, performance, bodies as commodities, brown indigenous Latina bodies being viewed, if questions of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression will be projected onto them, and how/if women are finding new ways to work within a particular setting. What do you think? Here's what is rumored to be the trailer.

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