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On a Revolution

Yemen (MIFF 1985, Oberhausen Retrospective - Short Films in the Third World)

Director: Omar Amiralay

Starting out with official statements and manifestations of the Yemenitic Revolution, the film then moves on to the task of the people who have gained a better life, with images evoking the memories of Vertov and Eisenstein.

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