Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program Fall 2016-Spring 2017

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A Show of Force

[VHS] USA (1990)
Producer: John Strong
Director: Bruno Barreto
Language: English
Color; Duration: 90 minutes.

This film is based on the 1978 killing by police officials of two pro- independence student activists at Cerro Maravilla, Puerto Rico. The feature film stars Actress Amy Irving as a crusading TV journalist investigating the events that led to the tragedy. [FEATURE FILM]