Pan's labyrinth /
Laberinto del fauno
In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Ácratas ; Por esos ojos ; Memorias de mujeres : 3 películas d...
3 películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez | Tres películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez | Anarquistas expropriadores en el Rio de la Plata
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...
Raúl Sendic, tupamaro : 1925-1989 /
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...
Figueroa, Alejandro - Sendic, Carolina - Sendic Rodríguez, Raúl - Galeano, Eduardo - Mujica Cordano, José Alberto - Trasante, Jorge - Buencine Producciones - LC Collection (Library of Congress)
Crónica de un sueño : Octubre 2004, Melo, el triunfo de la iz...
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...
Bundschuh, Jörg. - Espegel Alonso, Carmen - Fundación Caja De Arquitectos - LC Gift Collection (Library of Congress)
En el humo de esta epoca = The houses are full of smoke /
Houses are full of smoke
This film documents U.S. policy in Central America in this 3 part series. Part one, Guatemala examines CIA havoc in that country. Part two, El Salvador focuses on terror campaigns and assassinations supported by the U.S. government. Part three Nicaragua details the revolution which had to overcome American activities in Central America.