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Video Reports from Oaxaca
2012
Color
60 minutes
US/Mexico
Spanish
English subtitles
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Video Reports from Oaxaca
Video Reports from Oaxaca include two documentary shorts: Land, Rain & Fire and Frozen Happiness

LAND, RAIN AND FIRE
This short documentary tells the story of the police attack on more than fifty thousand teachers were on strike in Oaxaca, Mexico. The attack backfired as public anger transformed the strike into an unprecedented democratic insurgency, demanding the resignation of the Governor and the creation of a new constitution.

FROZEN HAPPINESS: Impunity, Elections and Hope in Oaxaca
FROZEN HAPPINESS recounts the struggle of a mother and children to gain the Freedom of their husband and father. Charged with the 2006 assassination of New York-based Indy-reporter Brad Will, grassroots activist Juan Manuel Martinez endured sixteen months of imprisonment. Set against the first democratic change of government in eighty years in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Screenings
• Hispanic International Network Television, Broadcast
• History and Anthropology Symposium, Sonora
• Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival
• Free Speech TV, Broadcast
• Media Rights Film Festival
• Houston Independent Media Center
• Anthology Film Archive
• Turkey International Labor Film & Video, Opening Night
• Korea-Human Rights Film Festival
• Workers Unite Film Festival
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