↓ Refine your search

Results 1 - 16 of 16

  • Catalog Record

    Ácratas ; Por esos ojos ; Memorias de mujeres : 3 películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez / Catalog Record Only

    Ácratas (2000, 73 min.): Using photographs, films and documents, chronicles an anarchist movement located in the Rio de la Plata and Montevideo areas in the first third of the 20th century. Revolutionaries included Miguel Arcángel Roscigno, Buenaventura Durruti, and Severino Di Giovanni. Por esos ojos (1998, 62 min.): María Ester Gatti spent years searching for her granddaughter, Mariana Zaffaroni, who as an infant had ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    De dolor y esperanza el asilo un pasado presente / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary about citizens of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay who sought asylum in Mexico during the military takeovers of those countries in the 1970's. Features contemporary interviews with the refugees and with Mexican foreign service officials who were posted in those countries at the time, as well as historical footage and photographs, and re-enactments.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Catalog Record

    Mundialito Catalog Record Only

    Shows the political situation in the 80's when a international soccer contest is organized.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    Al pie del arbol blanco documental / Catalog Record Only

    Recounts how, shortly before the coup of 1973 in Uruguay, Aurelio González, chief of the photographic archive of the newspaper "El Popular" of Montevideo, hid more than 45,000 negatives in a false ceiling of the building. Thirty-three years later, these negatives were located in a parking garage.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    Decile a Mario que no vuelva Tell Mario not to come back / Catalog Record Only

    Mario Handler explains why he visited former comrades, victims, prisoners and an executioner of the dictatorial regime (1973-1986) in his motherland: he owes it ''to all those who have suffered, while I did not do anything against the dictatorship or stand up for my people.'' He fled to Venezuela at an early age, where he continued making films, but intentionally not a single one ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Catalog Record

    El cuarto de Leo Catalog Record Only

    In the heart of Montevideo, the affable but secretly troubled Leo wraps himself in the comfort of his small rented room, unmotivated to finish his college thesis or find a job, and content with infrequent visits from his girlfriend. After their six-month relationship ends, Leo begins to break out of his shell by cruising the Internet for a new companion, enlisting the aid of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Catalog Record

    A las cinco en punto / Catalog Record Only

    A las cinco en punto (2004): The largest act of peaceful resistance against authoritarianism in 1970s Latin America was the general strike in Uruguay which lasted from June 27 to July 11, 1973. Workers and students united to stage marches and rallies in the streets as a result of President Juan María Bordaberry having suspended the constitution and imposed a military dictatorship. Héctor, el ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Artigas la redota / Catalog Record Only

    "In 1884, the famous painter Juan Manuel Blanes, from Uruguay, is asked to create a portrait of José Artigas. There is only one drawing of his face, done in his old age so Blanes must imagine what he looked like by reading up on his ideas and learning about his life [from Guzmán Larra's journal/sketchbook] ..."--http://www.loslibertadores.net web site.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Catalog Record

    Sexo urbano. Punta del Este. Catalog Record Only

    "Punta del Este is one of the most trendy tourist destinations in Latin America. Its seducer beaches and glamorous nightlife move call on to go through bold and sensual sex, where the bodies and desire do not attempt to conceal anything"--Copyright description.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Aparte : "esto es Uruguay, lo que ves es lo que hay" / Catalog Record Only

    "This is a documentary with rare images of real life stories in the so-called asentamientos in the poor underbelly of Uruguay's capital, Montevideo, and in its youth jails. It centers on the life of a family and some of its teenage neighbors. Filmed at times by only one discreet camera, the documentary exposes the youth legal system and youth jails in Uruguay, as well ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Catalog Record

    Raúl Sendic, tupamaro : 1925-1989 / Catalog Record Only

    The Movimiento de Liberación Nacional - Tupamaros was founded in the early 1960s by journalist Raúl Sendic. This documentary employs archival materials and interviews to tell the story of Sendic and his Uruguayan urban guerrilla organization. The group began by robbing banks, gun clubs and other businesses, then distributing stolen food and money among the poor in Montevideo. By the late 1960s, it was ...

    • Contributor: Figueroa, Alejandro - Sendic, Carolina - Sendic Rodríguez, Raúl - Galeano, Eduardo - Mujica Cordano, José Alberto - Trasante, Jorge - Buencine Producciones - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    Crónica de un sueño : Octubre 2004, Melo, el triunfo de la izquierda en el Uruguay / Catalog Record Only

    After three years being away from home, Mariana returns to her home country, Uruguay. She is not only back to her family but also to vote. After a deep economic crisis that put the country down, Uruguay is on the path of a major political change: a win of the leftwing party, the "Frente Amplio". Far away from the political scenes and speeches, it ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    Whisky / Catalog Record Only

    Jacobo Köller, the owner of a decaying sock factory in Montevideo, asks for the help of one his employees, Marta, to get through a visit from his estranged brother.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Catalog Record

    Más allá del reglamento : los avatares de un embajador mexicano Catalog Record Only

    Don Vicente Muñiz Arroyo, hombre de Churintzio, Mich., dejó huella de la historia de América Latina. Fue embajador de México en Uruguay ̃1974-1077). Eran años de dictaduras y se vivía una intensa persecución política en el marco del la Operación Cóndor. Fue más allá del reglamento, brindó refugion a cientos perseguidos. En el documental convergen miradas sobre sus desafiantes acciones inmersas en tiempos difíciles. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Catalog Record

    25 watts / Catalog Record Only

    Three young men in Montevideo drink beer, avoid responsibility, talk nonsense, encounter weird characters from the neighborhood and drift in a state of chronic boredom.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • Catalog Record

    La espera / Catalog Record Only

    Silvia, her bed-ridden mother, and her neighbor Modesto lead lives of quiet desperation. Silvia works in a clothing factory and at home her mother dominates her; her whole life feels oppressed. She has an opportunity for hope and escape when Modesto introduces her to Ernesto, a carpenter, who brings unexpected passion into her life.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005