Latin America Documentaries
The War on Democracy | 95 minutes
"The War on Democracy" is a 2007 documentary film directed by Christopher Martin and John Pilger. Focusing on the political state of Latin America, the film is a rebuke of both the United States' intervention in foreign countries' domestic politics, and its war on terrorism.
Argentina's economic collapse | 59 minutes
Argentina went from a South American powerhouse to a country where everyone lost their money and goods were worth a quarter of their value overnight. This film tells a story of corruption, capitalism and what happens when the majority of a country's politicians sell out.
Brazil Slum Warfare | 24 minutes
When you look past Rio's beautiful beaches and Brazil's booming economy, you will find the slums; the favelas. These brave reporters take you there on a search for the drug lords who run a second state.
Empire in the Andes | 49 minutes
What exactly is Plan Columbia? Between the Columbian military, paramilitary groups and FARC, who is and should the US be supporting, and how does the war on terror and the war on drugs affect US influence in South America?
Justicia Now! | 40 minutes
A film that documents the physical and emotional reality of those affected by this toxic contamination of the Chevron Texaco oil dump in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest.
Nicaragua | 53 minutes
With 4,000 hostile troops strung along Nicaragua's jungle borders with Honduras, John Pilger investigates this tiny nation's right to survive while explaining the history of U.S. supported death squads in Central America.
The Panama Deception | 92 minutes
Why was Manuel Noriega a friend of the United States and why did the US government mark him as an enemy and overthrow his government? This film explores the 1989 invasion in a manner different from what one would have seen on television.