A Place Called Chiapas (1998)

A Place Called Chiapas
Type Short Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Marcos Actor n/a 1 1000001
Samuel Ruiz Garcia Actor n/a 1 1000002
Nettie Wild Director n/a 2 2000001
Nettie Wild Producer n/a 3 3000001
Betsy Carson Producer n/a 3 3000002
Kirk Tougas Producer n/a 3 3000003
Nettie Wild Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Manfred Becker Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Nettie Wild Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Kirk Tougas Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000002
Manfred Becker Editor n/a 172 7000001
Joseph "Pepe" Danza Music n/a 120781 8000001
Salvador Ferreras Music n/a 120781 8000002
Celso Machado Music n/a 120781 8000003
Laurence Mollerup Music n/a 120781 8000004
Velcrow Ripper Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Jesus Sanchez Padilla Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Synopsis
Documentary that examines the politics of the revolution in the Mexican state of Chiapas, one of the poorest regions in the country, that began after the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement in January of 1994. The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), led by the mysterious revolutionary Commander Marcos, took over 500 ranches in the region and were promptly surrounded by 30,000 Mexican troops resulting in a stand-off.
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