The panama deception is obviously a big embarrassing joke to any sane person american or panamanian who was down there during the 89 invasion. If the us government would sink the money into restoring panama the way they did japan, it could be a complete paradise. Forceful condemnation of the reaganbush policy in panama, especially after the 1989 invasion. I thought the career was just starting and apparently its just over. I first saw this movie documentary in 1992 on hbo and now i have it on dvd.
The film gives context to the events which led to the invasion, and explores the real impact on the ground and devastating aftermathall contrary to the views portrayed by mainstream media and rhetoric espoused at the time by government officials in the bush administration. Watch the video for the panama deception from antiflags underground network for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The panama deception 1992 directed by barbara trent. This documentary details the case that the 1989 invasion of panama by the us was motivated not by the need to protect american soldiers, restore democracy or even capture noriega. Most of the people were friendly, great climate, wonderful beaches, and so on. Behind the irancontra affair, is a shocking expose of the dark side of american democracy.
Panama has never been a democracy since we created panama for our own purposes in 1903. Sep 07, 2016 roberto duran also appears very briefly during an interview for the documentary the panama deception 1992, in which he recounts his experience during the united states invasion of panama. This 1993 academy awardwinning documentary takes a critical look at operation just cause, the december 20, 1989 u. The panama deception, at the ken cinema, is a production of the santa monicabased empowerment project, which previously released destination nicaragua and coverup. Well for six years during cheers 1982, i couldnt get another job.
This scenario has been continually repeated as we seem to be involved in every thing, everywhere, with over 900. From 1992, this documents what can only be described as state sponsored terrorism. The panama deception puts the 1989 invasion in a historical context, presenting it as a. The film details the consequences for civilians of using. This is the panama deception conspiracy by michael katz on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. It was to force panama to submit the will of the united states after noriega had. A riveting academy awardwinning documentary, made all the more timely by recent u. During the making of trents documentary film, she faced barricades from the us military. And all we did was go down to restore american control and dominance in panama.
The panama deception is a 1992 american documentary film that won the academy award for best documentary feature. A film about the true reasons for the 1989 us invasion of panama and big. This documentary explores the hidden agendas behind the u. This feeling is something that would linger in your system especially if youre not someone familiar to the medium of documentary. The panama deception is a documentary film that won the 1992 academy award for documentary feature. Watch american history tv full episodes, clips and more. The films analysis of media bias is dead on, and its seamless corroboration of the true events of the panama invasion are irrefutable. The panama deception 1992 where to watch it streaming online. To what extent do you think lies and deception played a. Elizabeth victoria montgomery april 15, 1933 may 18, 1995 was an american film, stage, and television actress whose career spanned five decades.
Through archival footage from all the major networks, we see that the majority of americans and all of the media were behind this invasion even though overtime it became clear that they were mislead about the real reasons. Jan 03, 2014 from 1992, this documents what can only be described as state sponsored terrorism. The panama deception cleveland international film festival. Documentaries, especially when they are good, give you a kind of strange aftertaste that i cannot really describe in a single word. The panama deception, filmmaker barbara trents followup to the equally controversial coverup. Im not political, but its clearly more a leftwing propaganda film than a factual documentary. The panama deception is factual and makes a formative yet unbiased decision in regards to the injustice of the invasion of panama. The chronicle of american wars contains many smaller conflicts wedged in between the marquee names of world war ii, vietnam and iraq. Relavent messagea total dismissal of the officual storyand timeley release in election year. The panama deception wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. The panama deception 1992 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The film is condemning of the activities of the us military amid the 1989 intrusion of panama by the united states, covering the clashing purposes behind the attack and portraying the us media as onesided.
The panama deception 1992 cast and crew filmmaker barbara trent ties the 1989 invasion to manuel noriega, the cia and u. The panama deceptiontesting of beam weapons during the. The panama deception 1992 february 10, 2011 by whendesireruns. The panama deception 1992 barbara trent, david kasper. So i was getting to the mindset of, wow, so this is it. The 1989 united states invasion of panama courtney politics essay. The panama deception is a 1992 american narrative film that won the academy award for best documentary feature. She is best remembered for her leading role as samantha stephens on the television series bewitched. Follow the impeachment and the trump administrations response highlights in primetime on american history tv, dec. The film is critical of the actions of the us military during the 1989 invasion of panama by the. Find movie and film cast and crew information for the panama deception 1992 barbara trent, david kasper on allmovie.
Elizabeth victoria montgomery april 15, 1933 may 18, 1995 was an american film and television actress whose career spanned five decades the daughter of robert montgomery and elizabeth allen, she began her career in the 1950s with a role on her fathers television series robert montgomery presents. I checked the schedule and set the vcr to record the 3. In 1903 the united states militarily supported panama so that they were able to secede from columbia the panama deception, 1992. To what extent do you think lies and deception played a role in hitlers tactics. Rent panama deception 1992 starring elizabeth montgomery and lou diamond phillips on dvd and bluray.
As a christian action book i was interested in this series. The us media were puppets for this military campaign, commented barbara trent, the director of the academy award winning documentary the panama deception. Mar 27, 2010 the panama deception is a documentary film that won the 1992 academy award for documentary feature. The new government installed by the invasion, was headed by the u. Watching the panama deception, barbara trents disturbing new documentary about the u. The panama deception documents the invasion of panama in december 1989codenamed operation just cause. The invasion force was absurdly huge, damage to civilian targets extensive, and the. The panama deception uncovers the real reasons for this internationally condemned attack, presenting a view of the invasion which widely differs from that portrayed by the u.
Another forecast predicts active season, but this one goes even further. I already read the prequel to this series and enjoyed it. The panama deception 1992 out of 4 oscarwinning documentary takes a look at the american invasion of panama in 1989. See the article in its original context from october 23, 1992, section c, page 10 buy reprints. Watching this documentary now, i couldnt help but draw onetoone parallels between its subject and. Rent panama deception 1992 on dvd and bluray netflix.801 576 1471 177 702 784 1003 767 554 516 607 1095 671 1433 399 669 541 1279 1597 879 85 316 589 808 175 907 719 1438 1248 928 105 1461 1449 1405 1289 988 680 420