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        Ella Es El Matador: The Struggle for Equal Opportunities for Women

        This lesson plan is designed to be used with the film Ella Es El Matador (She Is the Matador), which shows the struggles that two women face while trying to succeed in the male-dominated world of bullfighting in Spain. Classrooms can use this film and its companion website resources to spark student interest in those who have fought for equal opportunities for women in other "arenas."

        http://www.pbs.org/pov/matador/video_classroom1.php

        Ella Es El Matador: Meet Eva Florencia (Clip 1 of 5)

        This clip introduces Eva Florencia, a young woman who is fascinated with Spain and bullfighting.

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        Ella Es El Matador: Focusing on the Dream (Clip 2 of 5)

        The clip shows Eva Florencia's training as she tries to become a bullfighter.

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        Ella Es El Matador: Women in Bullfighting (Clip 3 of 5)

        This clip explores the history of female bullfighters, beginning in the 13th century.

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        Ella Es El Matador: Discrimination (Clip 4 of 5)

        This clip illustrates that bullfighting continues to be dominated by men, making it a difficult sport for women to break into.

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        Ella Es El Matador: Small Town Bullfight (Clip 5 of 5)

        This clip explains that there are few opportunities for female bullfighters to compete.

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