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Land, Rain, and Fire (2006)

20 Apr

28m; Mexico

Director: Tami Gold

What began as a teacher’s strike in May of 2006 against privatization and for better wages and more resources for students, erupted into a massive movement for profound social change in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Government repression brought even greater popular resistance, which ultimately brought the state government to a standstill.

 

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