The history of my country …. coming to light for the younger generations!
Moviemaker Jose Manuel Davila is shooting a feature film entitled “1950” about the armed uprising that some 100 members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party led 67 years ago against U.S. rule on the island, The Latin American Herald Tribune reports.
The film highlights the actions carried out by independence fighters between Oct. 30 and Nov. 10, 1950, Davila told Efe in an interview.
“It’s a very human documentary. In the project I didn’t want members of the Nationalist Party to look like a bunch of crazy people, without any fanaticism or nationalism on my part. I didn’t want to skid down either of those two slippery slopes, and if I end up doing that, I’ll see the whole thing as a failure,” the 30-year-old Puerto Rican said.
The graduate in filmmaking from the Autonomous University of Barcelona started working on the documentary while preparing his master’s thesis, which is…
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