Mozambique Builds Socialism. (1983)

Documentary №8800, 5 parts, duration: 0:46:52
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Geleyn I.
Camera operators:Orlov U., Filatov I.


On the 4th Congress of the FRELIMO Party, the celebration of May 1, industry, agriculture in Mozambique, providing economic assistance to the country from the USSR. S. Machel for service to the country was donated leopard skin.

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1-5h. Work-4-th Congress of the Frelimo Party in the city of Maputo. Demonstrations and celebrations in the city during the congress. Presentations by African States at the Congress: Tanzania, Angola and Mozambique, etc. Industry: construction of hydro Cabora - Bass, work ports Pemba, Maputo: foreign trade, carriage-building plant.

Reel №1

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Mozambique landscape: grass, mountain, river.

Fishermen on the bank of the river.


Cotton field.

The workers at the port.

Pass miners.

Are women.

Presentation mandate №1 Zamora Moises Machel in connection with his election as general secretary of the party Frelimo and President of the Republic of Mozambique.

CM. Machel signs on the document.

Pass voters.

The streets of Maputo.

The people on the street.

Pass band.

Pass the delegates of the IV Congress party Frelimo.

Go Fanfaristy.

Mausoleum of the heroes of the liberation struggle of the Mozambican people.

CM. Machel and other delegates of the congress lay wreaths at the foot of the Mausoleum.

Are the military and congress delegates.

It takes people.

The bus leaves the people.

Dancing woman, a woman with a child.

Applauds girl.

A man playing the national instrument.

Flags on the streets.

Hall of the new Palace of Congresses in Maputo, the presidium.

Congress delegates stand up and applaud.

Members of the Bureau of applause.

The congress delegates applauded standing, then sit down.


Guests of the Congress on the podium.

Meeting room.

Says SM Machel.

Listeners, among them - a woman.


Coal mines in Tete province near Moatiza.

Passing miners.

Loading of coal in a truck, then on a bulldozer.

Face of the driver of the truck.

Says shift supervisor, miner Zeon Shembale about the problem of coal transportation.

Bulldozer in the car.

A small convoy of trucks.

Coal mining.

Unloading of coal.

Go miners.

IV Congress of the party Frelimo.

Congress delegates sing the Internationale (in Portuguese).

Meeting room.

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Cameramen are shooting.

A report at the Congress supports SM Machel.

Listen to the presidium and in the hall.

Maize harvesting, farmers in the fields.

A woman with a child, the man removed the corn.

Carry bags of maize.

Girls stack bags of corn in the car.

Says the chairman of the village council, the secretary of the Party cell, a member of the Central Committee of Frelimo Cardoso Nemelavay.

Cleaning cotton.

Cotton field.

Harvested cotton.

On the Mozambican fields work Soviet tractor.

They talk to the Soviet specialists.

Soviet harvester in a cotton field.

Harvested cotton.

The new Palace of Congresses are the delegates of the IV Congress Frelimo.

Congress delegate gets in the car.

Member of the Assembly of the Republic of Nicaragua's Sandinista Guest Congress Sevilla Nathan Gomez talks about the need for unity of all revolutionary forces.

Passing cars.

Congress says a guest of a member of the Political Commission of El Salvador Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front Rafael Sierra.

The people at the Palace of Congresses.

Pass the delegates to the Congress.

Meeting at the airport Mozambican Secretary General of the Socialist Party of Chile Clodomiro Almeida.

Atmosphere women and children.

Says K. Almeida solidarity with the people of Mozambique Chileans.

Slogans in Spanish "The struggle continues" in the hall of Congress.

Commentators Cabin in the hall of Congress.

Meeting room.

Says SM Machel, the need for cooperation with the peoples of the world.

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The building of a military school.

Classes of young soldiers at a military training ground.

Says the head of the military school, Colonel Pedro Goy Goy.

The soldiers have guns.

Animation: Rotating Globe.

Map of Africa.

At the Congress, says the president of ZANU - Patriotic Front, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe.

Speakers: Secretary General of the Tanzanian party Chama Cha Mapinduzi Rashidi Kawawa, head of the Angolan delegation, member of the Politburo of the MPLA Labor Party Dino Matrosse, the representative of Zambia, a member of the Party Central Committee Ruben UNIP Kamanga, secretary general of the Democratic Party of Daniel Kwelagobe of Botswana.

Greeting the head of the Soviet delegation at the IV Congress of the party, Frelimo, a candidate member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, Minister of Culture of the USSR PN Demicheva.

Hall stood to applaud, then sits down.

The Presidium of the Congress.


PN Demchev donates party Frelimo bronze bust of Vladimir Lenin.

SM stands Machel.

Flags in front of the Palace of Congresses.

Go miners.

Applaud the children.

Honor guard at the mausoleum.

Stands with information about the congress.

The people at the booth.

Sales of newspapers.

Boardroom Congress.

Slogans in Portuguese gathered chanting.

CM. Machel on the podium.

Bureau applauds.

Greeting Mozambican army soldiers Congress.

Cheers women.

Dancing woman.

Girl kissing SM Machel.

Pioneers presented with flowers presidium members.

Children welcome delegates.

CM. Machel among children in the audience.

Reel №4

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Congress Hall.

Hall applauds.

Speakers education minister Graça Machel, a member of the Political Bureau of the party Frelimo Marcelino dos Santos, secretary of the Communist Party of Frelimo Jorge Rebelo.


Members of the presidium.

Congress delegates vote.

Congress delegates give up, stand up, applaud.

On the podium SM Machel.

Awarding particularly distinguished workers in the run-up to the congress.

Awards fallen soldiers receive their parents.

CM. Machel presented with leopard skin.

Hall applauds.

The cameraman shoots.

Election of the Central Committee of the party Frelimo.

He spoke.

The congress delegates applauded.

SM stands Machel.






Products of national culture - sculpture (removed from the left), wooden figurines.

Girls dance the national dance.

The people on the street.


Craftsmen at work.

Hands of the carver.

The finished product.

Articles of straw.

Hands weave basket.

Women pounded grain.

A woman washes a plate.

Are women with children.

Going children.

On the field are women.

Jumping kids.

Dam Cabora Bassa.

Hut near it plays a boy.

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Work in the port glowing.

The machine is being loaded.

Workers unload bags.

Loading boxes.

Packing oranges.


Woman puts oranges in a box.

Boxes of oranges.

Unloading bags and loading them into the machine.

Unloading boxes of oranges.

Cranes at the port.

Ships in port.

The workers at the port.

Carriage Works "Kometal-Mometal"; factory shop.


Worked as a welder.

Plant manager Laurentien dos Santos Kanji.

Said L. dos Santos Kanji.

Rural landscape.


The military are the new flag of the FRELIMO Party.

Flag raising ceremony.

Are delegates to the Congress.

Honor guard at the flag.

CM. Machel at the flag.

New party flag on the flagpole.

Columns of demonstrators on May Day demonstration.

Pervomajskij poster.

Government on the podium.

CM. Machel on the podium.

On passing car scene from the life of the people of Mozambique.

Dancing demonstrators.

PN Demchev guest on the podium.

It takes a column of protesters with banners and flags.

At the passing cars performed the national dance.

It takes a column of children, among them - Chilean children.

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