Nicaragua no pasaran

Australia, 1984

Film
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An award-winning documentary that focuses on the guerrilla leader, political fugitive and revolutionary hero, Tomas Borge. Borge, the only surviving member of the original Sandinista movement, is Minister of the Interior in the nine man National Directorate, the collective leadership that governs Nicaragua. He recounts his experiences during his internment under the US-backed Somoza dictatorship. Explains the events which led to the formation of the revolutionary Sandinista movement and its rise to power in 1979. Also explores accusations made by Ronald Reagan that the Sandinista government is involved in activities that threaten to destabilise Central America. Contains b&w sequences. Photography by Geoffrey Simpson.

Credits

producer/director

David Bradbury

Duration

01:14:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016967

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nicaragua

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Guerrillas

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Resistance movements, War

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Revolutions

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Borge, Tomas, 1930-

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Dictators

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Guerrillas

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nicaragua - Politics and government - 1937-1979

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nicaragua. Fuerzas Armadas Sandinistas

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political persecution

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Revolutions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Revolutions and socialism - Nicaragua

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Foreign relations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → Borge, Tomas, 1930-

History → Dictators

History → Nicaragua - History - Revolution, 1979

History → Nicaragua - Politics and government - 1937-1979

History → Nicaragua. Fuerzas Armadas Sandinistas

History → Revolutions

People → Borge, Tomas, 1930-

People → Somoza, Anastasia, 1925-1980

Places → Nicaragua

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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