BBC Why Democracy? - Looking for the Revolution (2007)
Che Guevara died in Southern Bolivia while trying to ignite the sparks of revolution throughout South America. His death at the hands of Bolivian Rangers trained and financed by the US Government, marked the beginning of the cocaine era in Bolivia.
Forty years later and under pressure from the masses who gave him a clear mandate, the first indigenous President Evo Morales (an ex-coca leaf farmer) is promising to continue the revolution. He has nationalised the oil industry and passed laws on Agrarian reform. Despite the revolutionary-sounding election speeches and campaign iconography that accompanied his landslide victory, on closer inspection it emerges that the old system is pretty much alive inside the new one.
Corruption, nepotism and old-fashioned populism are at the core of this movement. The more Morales does to create employment, the more the landowners conspire against him and paralyse Bolivia’s economy. As a result, no jobs are created and the pressure from the poor increases. The cycle of tension threatens to crush both the country and the indigenous revolution.
Looking for the Revolution is about the dynamics of that tension as witnessed by the characters of the film - the struggle for power between landowners and the indigenous movement, and the continuation of a revolution Morales-style, started so long ago.
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Please Vote for Me
In Search of Gandhi
Iron Ladies of Liberia
Taxi to the Dark Side
Looking For The Revolution
Ministry of Truth (BBC2 special)
Campaign! The Kawasaki Candidate
Dinner with the President
Russian´s Village of Fools
Egypt: We are Watching You
Video Codec: XVID
Video Bitrate: 1571 kbps
Video Resolution: 384x672 (height x width)
Video Aspect Ratio: 4x7 (1:1,75)
Audio Codec: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) <0x0055>
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Audio Streams: 1
Audio Languages: English ,Spanish
RunTime: 52 min 26,96 s (78674 Frames)
TV-cap: Partly english subs
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