Elvia : the fight for land and liberty

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  • Creator directed and written by Laura Rodriguez, Rick Tejada-Flores ; producer, Laura Rodriguez
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication San Francisco, CA : Alturas Films, [1988] ©1988
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm19220097
  • Credits
    • Camera, Ricardo Vallecillos; narrator, Talia Shire; voices, Carmen Zapata, Maria Alcorcha, Rodrigo Reyes; music, Wendy Blackstone ... [et al.]; special consultant, Medea Benjamin; on-line editor, Jim Stamatis


  • 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.


  • Spanish dialogue, voiceover English translations, with occasional English subtitles, and some sequences in English.
  • VHS format.
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