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VIDEO Inside the Revolution: A Journey into the Heart of Venezuela

February 2009 marked 10 years since Hugo Chavez took office, following a landslide election victory, and launched his revolution to bring radical change to Venezuela. While wildly popular with many in the country, Chavez's policies and his strongly-worded criticisms of the U.S. government have also made him powerful enemies, both at home and abroad, especially in the media. Filmed in Caracas 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 Venezuela's revolution to listen to the voices of the people driving the process forward.

"This is a rare film about Venezuela, 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)

Screenings details, including a discussion with the director, Pablo Navarrete, after the film:

6.30pm for 7pm start, Friday, February 19
Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers St, Geelong
$10/$7 conc.
Dinner and drinks available at 6.30pm
For more info ph 5222 6900

6.30pm, Wednesday, February 24
Venue to be confirmed. Phone 4226 2010
$10/$7 conc.

6.30-9.30pm (film starts 7pm), Thursday, February 25
Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
$10/$7 conc. on guestlist (to get on guestlist email your name to info[at]alborada.net). Otherwise $13/$10 conc.

SYDNEY (Spanish-language screening & discussion)
7pm, Friday, February 26

Uruguay Fairfield City Futbol Club, The Boulevarde, Fairfield Heights

For more info ph Victor-Hugo Munoz 0425 324 621

2.30-5.30pm (film starts 3pm) , Sunday, February 28
Victoria Trades Hall, Cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton South
$8/$5 conc. on the guestlist. Otherwise $10/$7 conc.

For more info about the film, visit www.alborada.net


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