In 1974, while on the way home from a gig, the apolitical rock group, The Miami Showband, fell into the crosshairs of a Protestant unionist paramilitary group that planted explosives on their bus when it was stopped at a fake checkpoint.
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OUR GODFATHER is a feature-length documentary about Tommaso Buscetta, the first high-ranking Italian mafia boss ever to turn against Cosa Nostra. Buscetta helped convict more than 400 ... See full summary »
Known as Chile's Bob Dylan, Victor Jara was a fearless political singer who led the historic Nueva Cancion folk movement in Chile during the CIA-backed Pinochet dictatorship. Pinochet's regime eventually would torture and kill Jara - along with 3000 others - in the National Stadium, for writing a song about the covert killings.Written by
Documentary covers the murder of victor jara during a military coup in chili. Military led operation to remove the Chilean socialist president Allende leads to political prisioners being held at the Chile stadium. During the week of their captivity, singer victor jara is brutally beaten to death. His wife Joan seeks justice and 40 years later wins a civil case against the suspected murderer. Documentary gives good background and interviews from different aspects.
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