Liza… Como Ella (Liza… Like Her)
Kuna and Spanish
Carlos Arango de Monctis
Field Producer Panama
Field Producer On Location
Kuna Yala – Wago
Synopsis / Plot
Liza is a master molamaker, she lives in the Kuna islands of Panama and is part of the Kuna Yala community.
For years she has sold beautiful crafts: molas to the thousands of tourists that visit Kuna Yala. Liza appears on books as one of the best mola makers on the islands. But things are changing in Kuna Yala and the western World is taking over.
Liza tries to defend her origins, but is difficult even more difficult because Liza was born a man and decided to become a woman at 12; a kuna woman.