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Films By Jan Kees de Rooy

This is a film about the new Nicaragua. A team of filmmakers living in Nicaragua followed the country's progress in the first year after the liberation. All the main issues — the national reconstruction, the huge literacy campaign, the forming of popular militias to defend the country against ... Read more
The film was shot in the slums of Bogota, Colombia. It shows the daily struggle of the slum-dwellers, the forced evictions by the army, the resistance organised by the priests, and the official church, which sides with the establishment. The slum-dwellers talk about oppression by the church in ... Read more
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