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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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