February 2009 marked 10 years since Hugo Chavez took office, following a landslide election victory, and launched his revolution to bring radical change to
. While wildly popular with many in the country, Chavez's policies and his strongly-worded criticisms of the Venezuela government have also made him powerful enemies, both at home and abroad, especially in the media. Filmed in U.S. in November 2008, on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Chavez's controversial presidency, this feature-length documentary takes a journey into the heart of Caracas 's revolution to listen to the voices of the people driving the process forward. Venezuela
"This is a rare film about
, a country in extraordinary transition. Watch this film because it is honest and fair and respectful of those who want to be told the truth about an epic attempt, flaws and all, to claim back the humanity of ordinary people." - John Pilger (Journalist, author and documentary filmmaker) Venezuela
Screenings details, including a discussion with the director, Pablo Navarrete, after the film:
Geelong Trades Hall,
127 Myers St, Geelong
Dinner and drinks available at
For more info ph 5222 6900
Venue to be confirmed. Phone 4226 2010
$10/$7 conc. on guestlist (to get on guestlist email your name to info[at]alborada.net). Otherwise $13/$10 conc.
Futbol Club, The Boulevarde, Uruguay Fairfield City Fairfield Heights
For more info ph Victor-Hugo Munoz 0425 324 621
Victoria Trades Hall, Cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts,
$8/$5 conc. on the guestlist. Otherwise $10/$7 conc.
For more info about the film, visit www.alborada.net