She, along with her sisters, Patria and Maria Teresa would eventually be murdered by Trujillo on November 25, 1960 for their underground work toward overthrowing his dictatorship.
The film came under fire in 2008 by Carlos Leiter, president of the Minerva Mirabal Foundation for using Rodriguez due to her past legal troubles and illegal use of the Mirabal name. Find out what happened here.
Trópico de Sangre
Wednesday, May 8 from 6:30-8:30pm
Columbia College Chicago Film Row Cinema
1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor, Chicago IL