Season 1, Episode 2 Fire From the Mountain
First Aired: July 12, 1988
Director Deborah Shaffer examines the Sandinista rebel forces in “Fire from the Mountain,” based on the autobiography of Omar Cabezas, who led the July 1979 insurrection against Gen. Somoza's dictatorship. Filmed on location.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)