De Oppresso Liber

  • Carlos Bustamante
  • 1968
    • Germany
  • 5 min
  • 16 mm
  • Production
  • Deutsche Film-und Fernsehakademie (dffb)

“De oppresso liber” is the motto of the special unit of the US Army – the so-called Green Berets – and means "to liberate the oppressed". Carlos Bustamante's film is an agitprop pamphlet against the Vietnam War, edited in a staccato rhythm bursting like a machine gun.