Videos tagged with "demonstration"
Sabado de Gloria 2011: La Virgen del Pilar [05:38]
En la parroquia de La Virgen del Pilar el Sabado de Gloria del 2011 por la noche donde se estaban guardando las imagenes. No se dio la oportunidad de filmar las procesiones anteriores pero por lo menos queda una muestra. Tambien casi al final del video se puede ver la imagen que se iba a usar para la procesion del resucitado. Chinandega, Nicaragua 2011. La Virgen del Pilar parish on Holy Saturday of 2011 at night, where the statues were being put away. There was no chance for the previous processions to be filmed but at least this can be considered as a demonstration. Near the end of the video, the statue of the Resurrected Christ is shown (for the procession on Easter Sunday). Chinandega, Nicaragua 2011.
1979 Managua, Nicaragua for ABC.wmv [00:28]
1979, Documentary film by Detroit Annie in Managua, Nicaragua, around Xmas - I was commuting between Brussels and Paris, had a enough (from doing the Tambacounda documentary) for a ticket to see Jesse in Costa Rica for Xmas, and had inside info about the Nicaraguan revolution about to happen, so arranged with ABC news (whom I'd worked with before in Ny) to cover it freelance while I was on that side of the globe. Arrived ok, ABC called and wanted me to go to Managua right away to film a demonstration - I said look, I'm not rich, can't go twice, and have inside info that the real revolution will be in ten days, not now - they insisted, promised to reimburse planefare, have a hotel room waiting and a local chauffeur, all the film I'd need, by courrier plane, no problem - so I went. Immediately, Somoza shut down the phones, airports and roads, no way out. At the hotel they'd received no instructions about me, the previous stringer was leaving and wouldn't even let me use the shower! A woman who worked at the airport and remembered me, let me stay at her very modest home, (dangerous section of town) called an uncle who happened to be pals with the revolutionary leader Eden Pastora, to arrange an interview, and took me to the demonstration - which looked like any other demonstration - but I filmed it and put the rolls on the courrier plane expecting blank rolls to keep shooting - they didn't come. Next day the central telephone standard was opened and I called ABC (collect ...
Tags: Managua, Nicaragua, Sandinista Revolution, Somoza, Eden Pastora, Comandante Zero