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  • Film, Video
    Mundialito Catalog Record Only Shows the political situation in the 80's when a international soccer contest is organized.
    • Date: 2010
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    Más allá del reglamento : los avatares de un embajador mexicano Catalog Record Only Don Vicente Muñiz Arroyo, hombre de Churintzio, Mich., dejó huella de la historia de América Latina. Fue embajador de México en Uruguay ̃1974-1077). Eran años de dictaduras y se vivía una intensa persecución política en el marco del la Operación Cóndor. Fue más allá del reglamento, brindó refugion a cientos perseguidos. En el documental convergen miradas sobre sus desafiantes acciones inmersas en tiempos difíciles. ...
    • Date: 2010
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    El almanaque Catalog Record Only Documentary film about Jorge Tiscornia, his imprisonment as a political prisoner in the 1970s, and the diary and calendar he kept to mark the time he spent imprisoned.
    • Contributor: Charlo, José Pedro - Ruocco, Yvonne - Peris, Eva - Pujalo, Rita - Villarquidez, Teresa - Guazú Media - Media 3.14 (Firm) - Memoria Y Sociedad (Firm) - Morocha Films (Firm) - Chellomulticanal (Firm) - Buencine Producciones
    • Date: 2012
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    Al pie del arbol blanco documental /
    Standing at the foot of the white tree. 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.
    • Date: 2007
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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 ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Artigas la redota /
    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.
    • Date: 2012
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    Aparte : "esto es Uruguay, lo que ves es lo que hay" /
    "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 ...
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Decile a Mario que no vuelva Tell Mario not to come back /
    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 ...
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    De dolor y esperanza el asilo un pasado presente /
    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.
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Raúl Sendic, tupamaro : 1925-1989 /
    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)
    • Date: 2005
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    Yo pregunto a los presentes: la tierra no se mendiga se gestiona y si no la dan, se toma
    Yo pregunto a los presentes: 40 anos despues, la lucha de los caneros de bella union sigue siendo la misma Catalog Record Only
    Documentary examines the question of who owns the land in Uruguay today. It includes interviews with the sugar plantation workers of Bella Unión who occupied the land on January 15, 2006, after tiring of the promises of the progressive government, Frente Amplio. The film links the present labor movement with the old labor movement (Movimiento de Liberación Nacional) from the 60's and 70's led ...
    • Contributor: Grupo De Cine Insurgente (Argentina) - Buencine Producciones
    • Date: 2007
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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.
    • Date: 2005
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    Acné Catalog Record Only "A l'âge de 13 ans, grâce aux mesures prises par son frère aîné, Rafael Bregman s'initie à la sexualité. Cependant, son premier baiser se révèle plus difficile que prévu - il ne sait comment aborder Nicole, une camarade de classe dont il est tombé amoureux. Rafael lutte pour vivre ce moment difficile, tout en se débattant avec ses boutons, un sentiment d'insécurité, le divorce ...
    • Contributor: Veiroj, Federico - Tocar, Alejandro - Catalá, Anna Julia - Melnik, Gustavo
    • Date: 2008
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    25 watts /
    Vinte-cinco watts | Twenty-five 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.
    • Date: 2001
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    Ácratas ; Por esos ojos ; Memorias de mujeres : 3 películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez /
    3 películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez | Tres películas documentales uruguayas de Virginia Martínez | Anarquistas expropriadores en el Rio de la Plata 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 ...
    • Date: 2006
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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.
    • Date: 2004
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    La Sociedad de la nieve : (la pelicula) : [vengo de un avión que cayó en las moñtanas]
    Stranded : | Vengo de un avión que cayó en las moñtanas Catalog Record Only
    On October 13, 1972, a young rugby team from Montevideo, Uruguay, boarded a plane for a match in Chile, then vanished into thin air. Sixteen of the 45 passenger resurfaced, 72 days after their plane crashed. Thirty-five years later, the survivors return to the Andes to tell their story in their own words.
    • Contributor: Arijón, Gonzalo - Arte France - Buencine Producciones
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    El círculo : las vidas de Henry Engler
    Circle Catalog Record Only
    This is the story of Henry Engler, a medical student in Uruguay in the 1970s, who got involved in the MLN Tupamaros guerrilla movement, became one of its high-rank leaders, was caught and spent 13 years in prison, 11 of them in complete isolation. In 1985 he was released among hundreds of political prisoners, self-exiled to Sweden where he could finish his studies and ...
    • Contributor: Charlo, José Pedro - Garay, Aldo - Buencine Producciones
    • Date: 2008
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    Artigas : la redota
    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.
    • Contributor: Cruz, Yamand - Esmoris, Jorge - Sancho, Rodolfo - Charlone, César - Vierci, Pablo - Morales, José María. - Gracia, Sancho - Administración Nacional De Telecomunicaciones (Uruguay) - Televisión Española - Salado Media
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Hit : historias de canciones que hicieron historia
    Historias de canciones que hicieron historia Catalog Record Only
    The story of popular music from Uruguay from the second half of the twentieth century with interviews of the composers and singers.
    • Contributor: Loeff, Adriana - Abend, Claudia
    • Date: 2009
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    Semillas de luz Catalog Record Only "Through the testimonies on the human tragedy of disappearances caused by the Uruguayan dictatorship of the 1970s, this film transforms reality into a poem of light."--DVD case.
    • Contributor: Wainberg, Lucia
    • Date: 2013
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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 ...
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    A PESAR DE TREBLINKA motion picture | Feature film (over 60 minutes). Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Gerardo Stawsky - John Zorn
    • Date: 2002
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    Sexo urbano. Punta del Este. Catalog Record Only "Punta del Este is one of the most trendy tourist destinations in Latin America. Its seducer beaches and glamorous nightlife move call on to go through bold and sensual sex, where the bodies and desire do not attempt to conceal anything"--Copyright description.
    • Date: 2009
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    El cuarto de Leo
    Leo's room Catalog Record Only
    In the heart of Montevideo, the affable but secretly troubled Leo wraps himself in the comfort of his small rented room, unmotivated to finish his college thesis or find a job, and content with infrequent visits from his girlfriend. After their six-month relationship ends, Leo begins to break out of his shell by cruising the Internet for a new companion, enlisting the aid of ...
    • Date: 2011
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    El dirigible Catalog Record Only At the turn of the century, Baltasar Brum, ex-president of Uruguay, commited suicide in front of numerous photographers. Yet nowhere are the pictures which had captured the exact moment of his death. A young women, who claims be French, meets with the famous Uruguay writer, Juan Carlos Onetti. She confirms that the interview had taken place in Montevideo, with the writer ingognito, immediately following ...
    • Contributor: Dotta, Pablo - Besuievsky, Mariela - Schneider, Laura - Buquet, Marcelo - Miglionico, Eduardo - Nubes (Firm) - Channel Four (Great Britain) - Instituto Cubano De Arte E Industria Cinematográfica - Centro De Capatación Cinematográfica - Universidad De Guadalajara - Buencine Producciones
    • Date: 2003
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    Yo soy José Mujica : el poder está en el corazón Catalog Record Only DVD ; PAL. In Spanish with subtitles in English and French.
    • Contributor: Wainberg, Lucía. - Mujica Cordano, José Alberto
    • Date: 2013