The publicity is picking up for Oliver Stone’s new film, written by Tariq Ali and Mark Weisbrot, South of the Border, about the Latin American revolution, which includes extensive interviews with Hugo Chávez.
Mark Wesibrot responded to the interview here.
There was an interview with Oliver Stone and Hugo Chávez in the FT here.
The film is to be premiered in London next month and to be on general release at the end of July.
VERSO BOOKS FOR ‘SOUTH OF THE BORDER’
The book that was the inspiration for the film:
Tariq Ali’s examination of the Latin American revolution against US hegemony, based on his first-hand experience of Venezuela and meetings with Hugo Chávez. He also discusses Fidel Castro, President of Bolivia Evo Morales and President of Ecuador Rafael Correa. The book makes a perfect complement to Stone’s film.
The President of Venezuela introduces this short collection of writings by the revolutionary Simon Bolivar – Chávez’s main influence for what he calls his Bolivarian Revolution.
The renowned writer, film maker and activist introduces key writings by Fidel Castro.