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Fire From the Mountain

PBS Premiere: July 12, 1988


Based on the autobiography of Nicaraguan author Omar Cabezas, Fire From the Mountain is the lyrical, earthy, sometimes humorous account of the author's political journey from student activist to guerrilla to government official. Shaffer's last film, Witness to War: Dr. Charlie Clements, won an Oscar in 1985.


TAGS: activism, activist, guerrilla, nicaragua, omar cabezas, politics

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Fire From the Mountain

Premiere Date: July 12, 1988

Filmmaker: Deborah Shaffer


Deborah Shaffer
Deborah Shaffer

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