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My Country Occupied (Newsreel #151)
Producer: Newsreel
1971
BW
30 minutes
US/Guatemala
Spanish
English
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My Country Occupied (Newsreel #151)
In this moving film, the personal testimonies of Guatemalan Indians, peasants, and guerrillas are dramatized to provide the narration for a powerful overview of the history of U.S. destabilization of democracy in Central America. MY COUNTRY OCCUPIED was inspired by the work of Santiago Álvarez.
Third World Newsreel’s historical Newsreel collection provides contemporary audiences with a vast archive of political documentary films chronicling the social movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Awards

• First Place, Liepzieg Film Festival
• Whitney Museum of Art
• Museum of Modern Art
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