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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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