6 films Found
El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates on the planet, blighted by gang violence. In this report we follow one man's gruesome struggle to bring closure to the families of the victims.
Abortion law in El Salvador recognises no distinction between intentional abortion and unintentional miscarriage, applying jail sentences to both. SBS Dateline investigates the devastating consequences this has for women.
Footage of the capital city (circa 1970s). Propaganda concerning its tumultuous relations with the US.
American gangs have turned El Salvador into a battlefield, destroying lives and communities in their search for belonging.
A collection of news reports from the 1985 Salvadoran elections. Contains footage of rallies, marches, protests and voting.
During the Salvador civil war the Catholic Church was torn between leftist guerillas and the right wing US supported government. This film explores the conflict and its relationship with the Catholic Church. When Archbishop Oscar Romero was murdered his death served to catalyse rapid growth for the communist rebellion. He had become associated with the rebel movement and his death also saw th...