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Elvia : the fight for land and liberty

Author: Elvia Alvarado; Laura Rodriguez; Rick Tejada-Flores; Medea Benjamin
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Alturas Films, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : SpanishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the work of Elvia Alvarado, a Honduran woman peasant activist, in getting the peasants, including the peasant women, of Honduras to, in light of the failure of the Honduran government to implement its own land-reform statute, take over the land themselves and set up a land-reform program of their own, in order to better their economic situation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Elvia Alvarado; Elvia Alvarado
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elvia Alvarado; Laura Rodriguez; Rick Tejada-Flores; Medea Benjamin
OCLC Number: 19220097
Notes: Spanish dialogue, voiceover English translations, with occasional English subtitles, and some sequences in English.
Credits: Camera, Ricardo Vallecillos; narrator, Talia Shire; voices, Carmen Zapata, Maria Alcorcha, Rodrigo Reyes; music, Wendy Blackstone [and others]; special consultant, Medea Benjamin; on-line editor, Jim Stamatis.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: directed and written by Laura Rodriguez, Rick Tejada-Flores ; producer, Laura Rodriguez.

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Chronicles the work of Elvia Alvarado, a Honduran woman peasant activist, in getting the peasants, including the peasant women, of Honduras to, in light of the failure of the Honduran government to implement its own land-reform statute, take over the land themselves and set up a land-reform program of their own, in order to better their economic situation.

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