Compañeros de lucha (2012)

Filmmaker Juan C. Davila adventures himself to stay inside a resistance camp (Campamento Playas Pa'l Pueblo) in Carolina, Puerto Rico and get deep knowledge of a controversial issue that is occurring on the beach.

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Juan C. Dávila

Writer:

Juan C. Dávila (story)
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Juan C. Dávila ... Self
Ricardo De Soto Ricardo De Soto ... Self
Alfredo Nieves Alfredo Nieves ... Self
Benito Reinosa Benito Reinosa ... Self
César Gerena César Gerena ... Self
Osvaldo Romero Osvaldo Romero ... Self
Alberto de Jesús Alberto de Jesús ... Self
Imac Morales Imac Morales ... Self
Ruperto Chaparro Ruperto Chaparro ... Self
José A. Hérnandez-Mayoral José A. Hérnandez-Mayoral ... Self
Mario Bosquez Mario Bosquez ... Self
Luis Berrios Luis Berrios ... Self
Pedro Saad Pedro Saad ... Self (as Pedro Saade)
Maricarmen Cruz Maricarmen Cruz ... Self
Minerva González Minerva González ... Self
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COMPAÑEROS DE LUCHA, directed by Juan C. Dávila, is the inspiring story of Campamento Playas Pa'l Pueblo, the name given to a small circle of tents on the beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico, where a handful of environmental activists have lived for six years, weathering mosquitoes, storms and heat, to protest the development of a Marriott Hotel. Filmmaker Juan C. Dávila moves into the camp and explores the unique personalities, deep passions and determination of the people who are fighting an ongoing battle to protect the beach. In the shadow of a multi-million dollar construction project, a ragtag group of concerned activists come together and show how the power of the people can defeat a giant. Dávila, a young filmmaker who has an interest in socially-conscious films, first focused on the beach activists when he crossed paths with them while acting in an environmentally-themed play at university in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Intrigued by their great personal sacrifice for their cause, he ... Written by Cinema Libre Studio

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Juan C. Dávila: Si la curiosidad mató al gato, a mi me hizo hacer... un documental.
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Country:

Puerto Rico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Carolina, Puerto Rico See more »

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Frutos Fílmicos See more »
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