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School at Rincon Santo

USA, 1963 (MIFF 1964, Area of Action)

Director: James Blue

Self-help in Columbia: a village builds a school for its young. James Blue (whose Algerian feature Les oliviers de la justice was screened in the 1963 Melbourne Film Festival) shows the event in his unsentimental, straight-forward and concise document.

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