La Noche de los Lápices (Night of the Pencils)
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La Noche de los Lápices (Night of the Pencils)
The brutal kidnapping, torture, and killing of six out of seven high school students in 1976 is the subject of this powerful docudrama, a highly-charged, emotionally gripping condemnation of Argentina's military rulers at that time. One of the students survived the ordeal, and this story is based on his experiences and knowledge of what happened. These students, five boys and two girls, first led a successful campaign for a reduction in student bus fares under the rule of Isabel Peron. When the military took over the government, they laid down oppressive restrictions on student activities.… More