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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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