Peace negotiations with the now ex-guerrilla group FARC have produced thousands of journalistic works, each with their own angle. One of them is “Truce”’ a documentary that will be screened at the Havana Film Festival, but won’t be released to the public until 2018. Marcella Via During the […]
He is pessimistic about a decent settlement now that Congress is dominated by right-wing groups. His lifelong respect for the way of life leads him to say that it is the politicians who are truly savages: they are destroying their own means of existence with agribusiness.
“Martírio” tells the story of the Guarani indigenous and their struggle for land rights against the wealthy Ruralista landowner lobbies.
This is the name of a documentary film by the award-winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, who will be in London on 28 November for a fundraising screening. Based on USA actions towards China, it gives a real eye opener into a situation ignored by the mainstream media. Mehdy […]
Set in the Peruvian Andes, this powerful film tells the story of the rural libraries community, portraying the importance of books as a source to life. It will be screening on 11 November in London followed by talks on the issue, and money raised will go directly to support the […]
With 50 years performing and being politically committed, it is extraordinary that he is not well-known in Europe. He was imprisoned in 1977 during the dictatorship in Brazil, and didn’t record any music for 10 years afterwards. At the 1974 concert, he had read a satirical poem about a chick (pinto). ‘Pinto’ is also Brazilian slang for penis, and was the name of a member of the military government. After the show, many people were arrested.