Globalization in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

This winter, I'll be traveling to Nicaragua to make a documentary exploring how of tourism, real estate, transnational corporations, and global governance affect a community economically, politically, and socially.

Location

San Juan del Sur
Nicaragua
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    The Editors | December 7th, 2011
    As we mentioned previously, Winter 2011 AT&T New Media Fellow Jonah David's documentary, A Moment in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, screened in the Second Annual Williamsburg Independent Film Festival. We're excited to say that the film...
  • The Editors | November 16th, 2011
    Winter 2011 AT&T New Media Fellow Jonah David created a documentary short as part of his fellowship in Nicaragua. We're excited to announce that it will screen this Saturday as part of the Second Annual Williamsburg Independent Film Festival in...
  • Jonah David | June 28th, 2011
    After four weeks in Nicaragua this past winter and many months in the editing process, I have finally completed a 16-minute film. I spent my trip traveling between two communities - San Juan Del Sur and Balgüe.  I followed a number of people in...
  • Jonah David | March 5th, 2011
    New Years Eve came and brought a huge slew of visitors to San Juan.  There were tons of internationals who came on vacation and there were also lots of Nicaraguans who came to the beach for New Year's parties.  I spoke with Nicaraguans...
  • Jonah David | February 18th, 2011
      For the first few days, I didn't conduct any interviews - I just wanted to meet people and start to get a feel for what people wanted to talk about.  We moved in with a family, and ate all our meals there.  During the first three...
  • Jonah David | February 1st, 2011
        We landed in Managua on December 28th and took some buses down to San Juan Del Sur, a small costal town on the south-western coast.  For the first few days, I was reacquainting myself with old friends, and asking everyone I met...
  • Jonah David | January 27th, 2011
    Here's what happened: Five years ago, my sister volunteered in the health clinic of San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua for six months, and I went to visit her with my family.  The second time I went to this village was 3 years ago with students from...
  • Jonah David | December 31st, 2010
    I am in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.  I arrived this past tuesday in Managua, and took a bus down to this small town on the south western coast.  Historically, it existed as a fishing village, but in recent years, tourism and real estate...