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El Salvador: Another Vietnam
A Film by Glenn Silber & Tete Vasconcellos
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film stillEL SALVADOR: ANOTHER VIETNAM, the most comprehensive film introduction to that country, examines the civil war there in light of the Reagan administration's decision to "draw the line" against "communist interference" in Central America.

Archival material offers an overview of U.S. military and economic policy in Central America since 1948, while footage drawn from sources in the U.S., Mexico, and Europe provides extensive background to the current political and military situation.

"A concise and persuasive documentary."—Los Angeles Times

"The most informative documentary on the subject."—VillageVoice

1981 Academy Award Nominee, Best Feature Documentary
Blue Ribbon Winner, 1982 American Film Festival
Gold Hugo Winner, 1982 Chicago Film Festival

53 minutes / Color
Release: 1981
Copyright: 1981

Subject areas:
Central America, El Salvador, History (U.S.), History (World), Human Rights, Latin America, Politics

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