Law of the Land

Quico says: Loyal readers know that back in 2002 and 2003 I fancied myself a documentary film-maker. Along with my friend Megan, we made this hour-long thing on the Ley de Tierras and the takeover of two farms in Obispos, in Barinas state. Since we weren’t able to sell it, we decided to put it online:

It’s funny, we edited it in 2004, but it already looks dated. It’s ironic now to think that, just three years ago, we felt obliged to clarify that “Ch├ívez says he’s not a Marxist…” Heh.

Anyway, here it goes:

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-6609621822464357951&hl=en-GB