SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Mi Amigo Hugo’ (2017)

This unique film depicts Chavez in the years preceding his death, and the subsequent crash in global oil prices.

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Our weekly documentary film curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE.

Currently, Venezuela is dominating the global headlines, as the Trump Administration put their regime change cards on the table, amid a protracted economic collapse and political meltdown, but the seeds of its current demise were sewn a century ago – with a fate that would be written in oil. This short documentary by American filmmaker Oliver Stone which reveals a behind the scenes look at president Hugo Chavez in the years preceding his death from cancer, and right before the subsequent crash in global oil prices. This was the relative calm before the storm.

Run time: 50 min
Production: Oliver Stone (2014)
Broadcast on TeleSUR TV

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