Date(s) - Apr 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Resource Center for Nonviolence
Chávez: Inside The Coup
Monday, April 22
(Kim Bartley & Donnacha O’Briain, 2003, 74 min, Venezuela)
In April 2002, the democratically elected Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, faced a coup d’état by a US-backed opposition party. The two-day coup failed to topple Chávez, but the tumultuous event proved to be great dramatic material for two Irish filmmakers who happened to be making a documentary about Chávez as the coup erupted.
Discussion following the film