15 June 2007
The War on Democracy (2007)
Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger says that the film “…tells a universal story… analysing and revealing, through vivid testimony, the story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called “war on terror”. According to Pilger, the film’s message is that the greed and power of empire is not invincible and that people power is always the “seed beneath the snow”.
John Pilger, Sean Crotty, Chris Martin
John Pilger, Hugo Chávez, Philip Agee, Jacobo Árbenz, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, E. Howard Hunt, Ari Fleischer, Allen Dulles, Fidel Castro, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Salvador Allende, Ronald Reagan, Richard Helms