South America: votes or violence

United Kingdom, 1970

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Examines the suitability of a democratic form of government for three Latin American countries - Bolivia, Brazil, Chile. It cannot be assumed that their political and economic problems can be solved by Western European methods. Bolivia cannot readily revive its economy based on a barren plateau of worked out mines. Brazil, with greater potential consists of ultra modern, prosperous cities and poverty stricken desert and jungle - should the government develop the profitable sections or tackle the desperate poverty? Chile with similar extremes of wealth, is experimenting with democracy. Written and narrated by James Cameron. Guitarist: John Williams. Intertel is a joint venture of Rediffusion London, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Education T/V and Westinghouse Broadcasting Company of the United States.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Anthony Isaacs

producer

Jeremy Isaacs

production company

Intertel

Rediffusion

Duration

00:51:57:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1970

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/78875--south-america-votes-or-violence/ |title=South America: votes or violence |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=21 April 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}