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    Toledo, el secreto oculto Toledo, the hidden secret / Catalog Record Only

    Exploration of the history, culture, music, and life of Jews in Toledo, Spain.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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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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    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
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    León reencuentro Leon, re-encounter / Catalog Record Only

    A reencounter with the medieval Jewish history of León, Spain, the remnants of the Jewish quarters of the city, and a discussion of philosopher and mystic Moshe de León.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    The fire within Jews in the Amazonian rainforest / Catalog Record Only

    "Focuses on the Jewish community of Iquitos, an isolated Peruvian city in the Amazon jungle of South America. Jewish men first came to Iquitos during the rubber boom in the late 19th century, married Amazonian women and raised families, while creating their own syncretic Jewish tradition. The camera recreates this story through the life experience of various Jewish 'mestizos' from Iquitos, descendants of those ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Jubanos The Jews of Cuba / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; 16x9 letterbox; Dolby digital 2.0. In Spanish with English subtitles. Editor, Milos S. Silber ; original music, Benjamin Julia. Originally produced in 2009. Cuba is known for its revolutionary leaders, communism, cigars, and 50's cars. However, religion does not define this small island. When the Cuban Revolution hit in 1961, religion was banned, leaving the Cuban Jewish Community struggling to sustain itself for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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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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    Che, rise and fall / Catalog Record Only

    "Che: Rise and Fall chronicles the incomparable leader from the crib to the grave; from his early summers in Alta Gracia to his days in Mexico and Sierra Maestra; from his time as a bureaucrat in post-revolutionary Havana to his moments of greatness"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The Devil's backbone / Catalog Record Only

    Because of Spain's Civil War, Carlos arrives at the desolate Santa Lucia School, now a makeshift shelter for war orphans, where an unexploded bomb rests in the courtyard. More frightening are the odd things that keep happening to Carlos, strange shadows, voices, and nightly visits by the "One Who Sighs."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
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    Colección cine silente colombiano Catalog Record Only

    A collection of silent films, chiefly melodramas, made in Colombia. Included are also documentary footage, and modern documentaries on some of the films and filmmakers. The short film En busca de María (1985) is a fictionalized account of the making of a lost silent film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Pan's labyrinth / Catalog Record Only

    In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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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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    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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    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