Cristina Domenech

Poetry that frees the soul

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"It's said that to be a poet, you have to go to hell and back." Cristina Domenech teaches writing at an Argentinian prison, and she tells the moving story of helping incarcerated people express themselves, understand themselves — and glory in the freedom of language. Watch for a powerful reading from one of her students, an inmate, in front of an audience of 10,000. In Spanish with subtitles.

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Cristina Domenech · Poet and educator

Cristina Domenech proposes to use language as an instrument of liberation and as a way to change the world.

Cristina Domenech proposes to use language as an instrument of liberation and as a way to change the world.