A Luta Continua

by Robert F. Van Lierop, Bob Fletcher, Richard Skinner, George Copeland, Filipe Nhancale
New York, New York, United States
Duration: 34.08 minutes
Type: Movie
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Southern Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Portugal
Language: English
A Luta Continua covers the liberation struggle in Mozambique against Portuguese colonial rule led by the liberation organization FRELIMO. The movie details the historical background of Portuguese colonialism in Africa and criticizes the Western powers that supported the Portuguese through NATO. The movie shows FRELIMO guerillas. The film methodically illustrates FRELIMO's efforts to provide educational, medical, and social services to the people under its jurisdiction during the struggle against Portugal, emphasizing themes such as the changing status of women. This item was digitized by WGBH Media Library and Archives.

Used by permission of Robert F. Van Lierop.
Collection: WGBH Media Library and Archives