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People Power

PBS Premiere: September 11, 1990

Synopsis

After years of witnessing first hand the horrors of guerrilla wars, Israeli-born producer Ilan Ziv traveled to Chile, the Philippines and the West Bank to explore the development of "People Power" and to reexamine his own long-held belief in the necessary evil of violence to overthrow repressive governments. Set against the background of a predominantly nonviolent transformation of Eastern Europe, this is the first film to examine and evaluate nonviolence as an effective strategy for political change.

 

TAGS: chile, nonviolence, philippines, politics, revolution, west bank

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People Power

Premiere Date: September 11, 1990

Filmmaker: Ilan Ziv

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