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El desastre en Oaxaca

La destrucción de Oaxaca

Directed by Sergei Eisenstein
Mexico, 1931
Documentary, Short


On 14 January 1931, around 8 pm, an earthquake with a reported magnitude of 7.8 and lasting 3 minutes and 10 seconds hit the city of Oaxaca in Mexico. Eisenstein, who was in Mexico filming ‘Que Viva Mexico’, flew to Oaxaca shortly after to film conditions in the affected area.

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El desastre en Oaxaca Directed by Sergei Eisenstein

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