Mariposa Cultural Foundation

 

The Mariposa Cultural Foundation was created to educate the public and raise awareness about human rights, and the rights of women, children, minorities, indigenous people, and the environment.

 

 

 

 

Brief History

The Mariposa Cultural Foundation was created in 2002, and is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C.  The Mariposa Cultural Foundation works closely with its affiliates in Mexico City and Santiago, Chile.

The Mariposa Cultural Foundation has supported the production of documentaries focusing on social issues, and is currently working with Movimiento Cultural Mariposa, its Mexican affiliate to carry out a wide range of philanthropic and cultural activities, including bringing Mexican schoolchildren on educational tours to Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

To view activities related to out Mexican and Chilean affiliates, please visit:

- Fundación Cultural Mariposa.  Mexico.

- Fundación Mariposas. Chile (site under construction).

 

Details about the Videos

The following video documentaries were produced with the support of the Mariposa Cultural Foundation, as part of its mission to educate the public about issues related to human rights, and the rights of women, children, indigenous people and the environment.   These videos all communicate these values to an international audience.

 

Code Name: Butterflies

Vew the trailer for Code Name: Butterflies, a multiple award-winning documentary by Cecilia Domeyko, which tells the story of the Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic and their fight for freedom, and purchase the DVD through this website. Read More

 

 

 

 

 

For private viewing
For institutional viewing

Cuba Mia: Portrait of an All-Woman Orchestra

View the trailer for Cuba Mia, a multiple award-winning documentary by Cecilia Domeyko, which tells the story of the Camerata Romeo orchestra in Havana. Cuba, and purchase the DVD through this website. Read More

 

 

 

 

 

For private viewing
 

The Work of the Mariposa Cultural Foundation

 

The Mariposa Cultural Foundation furthers its mission by educating the public through various means of communication, including books and other publications; films, videos and audiovisual products; cultural and educational events, workshops, and seminars; public speaking events; the news; the Internet and related products, as well as products, services and activities that may be used in the future to communicate to a wide audience.

 

 

Activities

 


Board of Directors

The Foundation¹s Board of Directors is made up of five or more individuals from the fields of education, law, journalism, the environment, and business who meet regularly to further the mission of the Foundation, and who oversee the activities of the organization. The board is headed by its President.  Board members are reconfirmed every two years.

 

The Founder and Director of the Mariposa Cultural Foundation is

 

Cecilia Domeyko.

 

Havana: Walking the Streets of History

View the trailer for Havana City of Soul: Walking the Streets of History, an award-winning documentary by Cecilia Domeyko, which gives an intimate inside view of historical Havana, from battlements to monuments, and purchase the DVD through this website.Read More

For private viewing