FROM THE ASHES: NICARAGUA TODAY (1981) [Feature]

USA (MIFF 1982 )

From the Ashes- Nicaragua Today is the first American film to portray the reconstruction of Nicaragua after its revolution The film documents the history of U S Nicaraguan relations, including newsreel material of previous U S interventions, the installation of the Somoza dynasty, and the early Auguste Sandino rebellions Principally, the film looks at one typical Nicaraguan family — the Chauanias — who discuss their lives before, during and after the revolution

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