La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered

America ReFramed
  • Feature Film
  • 2022
  • 60 Mins

On May 5th, 1991, people took to the streets of Washington D.C.’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood to protest the police shooting of a young Salvadoran man, Daniel Gomez. Through testimony, song, poetry, and street theater, La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered weaves together the collective memory of one of D.C.’s first barrios and dives into the roots of the '91 rebellion.

Film Credits

  • Ellie Walton Director
  • Quique Avilés Producer
  • Sabiyha Prince Producer
  • Sonya Robbins Hoffman Producer
  • Max Avilés Producer
  • Cindy Centeno Producer