The events of January 1, 1994 form the focus for this explosive
documentary. Chiapas in Mexico is the location; an area of
Mexico that was overrun by Zapatista soldiers on that fateful
night. The North American Free Trade Agreement had come into
effect on the stroke of midnight, leading to the Zapatista's
Fighting against some impressive military might, this relatively
ill-equipped organization moved impressively, and forever
left an indelible mark on this region of Mexico. Aiming to
represent the people of their country, while also fighting
against the inherent evil which they believe lies behind major
corporations, the Zapatista's story is a remarkable tale.
The events of January 1st are explicitly outlined here, while
experts such as Noam Chomsky offer their comments on events.
Actress Daryl Hannah and others narrate, and an impressive
soundtrack features fellow insurrectionists Rage Against the
Machine, Neil Young, and others.
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