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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Juan C. Dávila ... Himself
Ricardo De Soto Ricardo De Soto ... Himself
Alfredo Nieves Alfredo Nieves ... Himself
Benito Reinosa Benito Reinosa ... Himself
César Gerena César Gerena ... Himself
Osvaldo Romero Osvaldo Romero ... Himself
Alberto de Jesús Alberto de Jesús ... Himself
Imac Morales Imac Morales ... Herself
Ruperto Chaparro Ruperto Chaparro ... Himself
José A. Hérnandez-Mayoral José A. Hérnandez-Mayoral ... Himself
Mario Bosquez Mario Bosquez ... Himself
Luis Berrios Luis Berrios ... Himself
Pedro Saad Pedro Saad ... Himself (as Pedro Saade)
Maricarmen Cruz Maricarmen Cruz ... Herself
Minerva González Minerva González ... Herself


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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beach | ocean | environmentalist | See All (3) »




Puerto Rico



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