Manzana por Manzana: Defending Reconstruction In Nicaragua

John Greyson, Eric Shultz and Mary Anne Yanulis

1983, 35:00 minutes, colour, English


Manzana Por Manzana: Defending Reconstruction In Nicaragua (in English, 'acre by acre' or 'block by block') introduces the vast process of reconstruction in northern Nicaragua since the 1979 revolution. Through songs, statements and local activities, Nicaraguans speak directly to the camera about rebuilding their country. Peasant farmers describe the co-op farm movement; women and youth speak about their work in the 'mass' organizations; teachers describe the centrality of education in the process; all address their continuing defense of the revolution against US sponsored aggression. A passionate and lively introduction to new Nicaragua.

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Critical Writing

New Video: 'Defending reconstruction in Nicaragua'
by Jon Hillson. The Militant, Apr. 27, 1984, v. 48, no. 15.