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Children of the War

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 21 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Law & Crime, Politics & Government, Social Issues
  • Director:Alexandre Fuchs


According to official records, the U.S.-backed war in El Salvador folded in 1992, but for many - as Alexandre Fuchs demonstrates in his sobering documentary exposé Children of the War - the conflict never ended. Among the Salvadorian immigrants who subsequently attempted to begin a new life in the United States, a small, tightly-knit group of Los Angeles-based teens vowed that they would posit themselves as aggressors in their new country and never again "play victim." Born and bred on bloodshed, these...more