José Del Carmen Meza Siles fought with the « army for the defense of national sovereignty ». He tells us how he joined the FSLN, how the victory was achieved, what the first revolutionary measures were – and also that he intedns to spend the rest of his life spreading the Sandinist Revolution.
He was born in Nicaragua. He studied architecture and human sciences. He wrote poems and tales. When the insurrection occured against Somoza, he founded the Brigada Cinematografica. In the 80’s, he co-founded and headed the Foundation of the New Latin-American cinema. He headed the review Incine. He directed documentaries and feature films. He also wrote screenplays. His work was shown in festivals and won awards. He dedicated to literature and fine arts. The government of Nicaragua gave him a distinction, as well as the cultural institute Ruben Dario.