The Hour of the Furnaces

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The Hour of the Furnaces

politics neo-colonialism

The Hour of the Furnaces

Release Date: September 08, 1968

Year    :   1968
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Grupo Cine Liberación
Director    :   Fernando E. Solanas, Octavio Getino
Producers    :   Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Pallero
Writers    :   Fernando E. Solanas, Octavio Getino
RunTime    :   260 mins.

An impassioned three-part documentary of the liberation struggle waged throughout Latin America, using Argentina as a historical example of the imperialist exploitation of the continent. Part I: Neo-Colonialism and Violence is a historical, geographic, and economic analysis of Argentina. Part II: An Act For Liberation examines the ten-year reign of Juan Perón (1945-55) and the activities of the Peronist movement after his fall from power. Part III: Violence and Liberation studies the role of violence in the national liberation process and constitutes a call for action.

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