Footage of a man doing push-ups is overlaid by images of Vietnamese faces, and a ticking metronome counts down from 100 while the words "dog - pig - monkey" are yelled repeatedly. The film illustrates the idea that American soldiers who used the term "Vietnamese" instead of referring to their opp
The word "Angkar" means "organization" in the Khmer language and was a name used by the Communist Party of Cambodia during the Pol Pot Regime. The Angkar governed according to its own unwritten and often brutal rules.
This film revisits the My Lai Massacre after ten years, including a reconstruction of the events, survival stories of victims left for dead, and the subsequent life of US military officer William Calley, who was put on trial and found guilty for his role in the massacre.
The Pol Pot regime tried to erase 2000 years of Cambodian culture in order to begin writing history anew. Classical Khmer dances and art forms were forbidden, schools were destroyed, and teachers and students kidnapped and killed.
On September 11, 1973, Chilean President Salvador Allende and the Unidad Popular government were deposed by a military coup which brought a fascist government to power.
"Neglecting to pay a free visit to the Hanoi museums cost the American people 56,369 lives and 146 billion dollars.”
I Was, I Am, I Will Be offers a glimpse into Chilean concentration camps in spring 1974 and was one of the first international films to expose this element of the Pinochet regime.
The scenes filmed during spring 1979 in Kampuchea (Cambodia) are part of history: a metropolis left to be overrun by nature, heaps of skulls, destroyed faces and cultural landscapes.
In 1974, an auction takes place in Munich: items labelled "former property of Hermann Göring" are sold to benefit the post-war state.
During the Pinochet regime of the mid-1970s, the authorities of the Chilean central bank took certain banknotes out of circulation. They removed bills with hand-written messages like “Allende lives” and “Long live the Unidad Popular,” which had been inscribed by critics of the regime.