The Resource El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution, produced by Laura Jackson

El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution, produced by Laura Jackson

Label
El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution
Title
El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution
Statement of responsibility
produced by Laura Jackson
Title variation
El Salvador
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This film documents the grassroots nature of revolutionary democracy and the courage of the ordinary people of El Salvador. In the 1980's, thousands of Salvadorans were forced to flee their homeland to refugee camps in Honduras. After nine years in the camps, they made a decision unprecedented in refugee history. Against their government's wishes, they returned home as communities while the war was still raging. Against the backdrop of the 12-year civil war, we meet individual refugees and hear their stories of the Repatriation Movement they created. We learn about Father Segundo Montes, one of the Jesuits murdered by the military, who inspired the refugees to rebuild their country. Today, many questions remain about demilitarization, land reform and reconstruction of a more democratic society. This film gives the viewer some of the information necessary to begin to address these questions
Awards note
  • Latin American Studies Association, 1994
  • Earth/Peace International Festival, 1993
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Laura
  • Jackson, Laura
  • Morgan, Betsy
  • (1938), Vertamae Grosvenor
Runtime
58
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political and Social Movements
  • Individual and Groups Rights
  • Transitional Justice
  • Communities
  • Education
  • International relations
  • Massacres
  • Missing persons
  • National government
  • Refugees
  • Revolutions
  • Social activism and activists
  • War
  • Politics
  • El Salvador
Target audience
adult
Label
El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution, produced by Laura Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (58 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1784460
  • (OCoLC)747795945
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784460/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000133673
Video recording format
other
Label
El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution, produced by Laura Jackson
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (58 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1784460
  • (OCoLC)747795945
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784460/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000133673
Video recording format
other

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