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Title Teatro : theater and the spirit of change / produced by Edward Burke and Ruth Shapiro
Published New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (58 min.)
Summary In Honduras, the quintessential "banana republic", illiteracy and malnutrition are a way of life and political opposition is stifled. Yet here, a grassroots theater company led by a Jesuit priest travels the backroads to bring powerful messages of social justice to people who have never before seen a play. The film follows the theater group to remote villages where people are eager to regain control of their lives which have been torn apart by centuries of foreign intrusion
Notes Originally released as DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Audience For College; Adult audiences
Notes In English
Blue Ribbon, American Film & Video Festival, 1990
Latin American Studies Association, 1991
Silver Hugo, Chicago International Film Festival, 1989
Subject Teatro La Fragua
Honduran drama -- Honduras.
Theater -- Honduras.
Honduras -- Economic conditions -- 1980-
Honduras -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Burke, Edward (Producer)
Shapiro, Ruth, 1899-1988.