This film depicts the activist role taken by the Catholic Church in defending human rights in El Salvador. Interviews with the late Archbishop Romero and Christians living in guerrilla-controlled zones provide perspectives that were often met with intimidation and death.
Made in El Salvador by Sistema Radio Venceremos, this film was part of a video series curated by El Salvador Media Project, a New York-based media organization.
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