A Discussion Guide for the film O Povo Organizado (The People Organized)

by Robert F. Van Lierop (text and photos), Connie Harold (design and layout), Mozambique Film Project
New York, New York, United States
Publisher: Mozambique Film Project
12 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal
Language: English
A guide designed to be used with the film O Povo Organizado (1976). This film, produced and directed by Robert F. Van Lierop, was produced shortly after Mozambique’s independence. The guide includes basic data on Mozambique, the history of Portuguese colonialism and the struggle for independence led by the Mozambique Liberation Font (FRELIMO). The guide and film look at the challenges faced by FRELIMO, now leading the newly independent government of Mozambique at home to ensure social transformation with an economy set up serve the interests of Portugal. It also examines the challenges the new country faced internationally, especially in regards to Zimbabwe (Rhodesia).
Used by permission of Robert F. Van Lierop, founder of the Mozambique Film Project.
Collection: Mozambique Film Project (Robert F. Van Lierop collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections