A Place Called Chiapas
A Place Called Chiapas (1998)

While Mexico's indigenous peoples have been struggling for years to gain political representation and economic justice, their battles came to a head on January 1, 1994, when a militant political faction, the Zapatista National… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Rhodes
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As enigmatic as its subject material, the documentary makes the place seem like a cross between a new Revolutionland area of Disneyland and a local folk festival.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

An important film that demands national exposure, although it's weaknesses are all too clear to an educated observer.

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Walter M.
"A Place Called Chiapas" is a documentary wherein a Canadian/Mexican film crew travels to the Chiapas region of Mexico for an international conclave… More
John Ballantine
Good documentary about a conflict that briefly came to the world's attention thanks to the wonderful tactics of Subcomandante Marcos. Seeing it now several… More
Leo L
An excellent film! This is most memorable and a very interesting topic about the people in Chiapas!