Melissa Montero Showcases Her Film “Isabel” at Pa’lante Conference

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By La Voz del Paseo Boricua

Melissa Montero, a young Puerto Rican/Ecuadorian activist and filmmaker shared her experiences, as well as part of her film about the life and the struggles of one of Puerto Rico’s most prominent Nationalist leaders, Isabel Rosado, who recently passed away at the age of 107. The film itself is a work in progress and Melissa’s hope is to integrate herself into the film as part of her process of political consciousness.  Melissa is a New York based filmmaker and activist who was politically transformed as she explored the life of this extraordinary Puerto Rican woman.