Nicaragua: Report from the Front (1984) by Deborah Shaffer and Tom Sigel

Sunday, January 22, 1984, 8:00 pm

Artists’ Call

Against U.S. Intervention in Central America


800 Chestnut Street

San Francisco, CA, 94133

The Cinematheque is proud to participate in a large-scale action occurring simultaneously nationwide involving artists and artworks in all media. This exhibition of films pays homage to the people of Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Grenada and protests American intervention in Central America both overt and covert.

Giron (Bay of Pigs), directed by Manuel Herrara, 1973. Documentary footage and interviews with participants are combined with dramatic reconstruction to describe the invasion of April 1961.

Nicaragua: Report from the Front, produced by Deborah Shaffer and Pamela Yates, directed by Shaffer and Tom Sigel. Told through the eyes of American journalists, the film is an in-depth, first-hand look at United States foreign policy toward Nicaragua as it is being played along the border between Nicaragua and Honduras.