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Some people go to the movies to escape into a fantasy world of cheap laughs and romance, while others go to learn about the global impact of violent political atrocities. If you happen to be among the latter, consider checking out Oliver Stone‘s South of the Border. It’s far from balanced, but the film reveals quite a bit about Hugo Chavez and the leaders of South America that the mainstream media ignores and, occasionally, distorts. The flick played during AFI’s Silverdocs. For a lengthier review, you can check out our previous coverage.

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South of the Border today starting at 12:40 PM.