Reel South - First Lady of the Revolution

Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the Revolution portrays a courageous woman who escaped the confines of a sheltered existence to help nurture a young democracy. LOCAL ANGLE: trailblazing women, woman director, Alabama, reel south repeat, Costa Rica, democracy.

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11.2 10/12 7:00 pm 11.2 10/13 12:00 am 11.2 10/18 4:00 am