In The Name of the People (1985)


Four filmmakers secretly entered El Salvador to follow a guerrilla movement going in combat against military forces run by the government during El Salvador’s civil war. This socialist insurgent movement is formed by peasants, women and children, poor people who are fighting for better life conditions and against the tyrannic repression of the government.

Director: Frank Christopher.
Writer: Alex W. Drehsler.
Stars: Martin Sheen (narrator).

1985 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary, Features.


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