Gustavo Tovar

Venezuelan filmmaker, author, poet, and nonviolence activist

Artist

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Americas

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Venezuela

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Gustavo Tovar-Arroyo is a filmmaker, author, poet, and nonviolence activist from Venezuela. He founded and directs Fundación Humano y Libre, an organization that promotes democracy and individual liberty in the Americas. Tovar- Arroyo directed the award-winning documentary “Chavismo: the plague of the 21st century,” which has been banned by the regime from screening in Venezuela. Due to his activism criticizing the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela, Tovar-Arroyo has been the object of countless attacks by the Chavista regime, that have forced him into exile.