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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
  • Film, Video
    Jubanos The Jews of Cuba /
    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...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    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
    Pan's labyrinth /
    Laberinto del fauno 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.
    • Date: 2006
  • 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
    Colección cine silente colombiano
    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.
    • Date: 2009
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    The fire within Jews in the Amazonian rainforest /
    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...
    • Date: 2008
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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."
    • Contributor: Toro, Guillermo Del - Trashorras, Antonio - Muñoz, David - Paredes, Marisa - Noriega, Eduardo - Luppi, Federico - Tielve, Fernando - Deseo, S.A. - Tequila Gang (Firm) - Producciones Anhelo - Sogepaq S.A. - Canal+ España (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2001
  • 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
  • Film, Video
    León reencuentro Leon, re-encounter /
    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.
    • Date: 2006
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    Toledo, el secreto oculto Toledo, the hidden secret
    Toledo, the hidden secret Catalog Record Only
    Exploration of the history, culture, music, and life of Jews in Toledo, Spain.
    • Contributor: Matityahu, Margalit - Matitiahu, Jack - Prima Luz Films - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    XXXV aniversario Monseñor Romero
    35° aniversario Monseñor Romero | Trigésimo quinto aniversario Monseñor Romero | Monseñor Romero Catalog Record Only
    DVD, NTSC format.
    • Contributor: Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas
    • Date: 2015
  • 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
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    Che, rise and fall /
    Che, ascenso y caida 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.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    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
    El Salvador : Archivos perdidos del conflicto
    Salvador : the lost files of the conflict Catalog Record Only
    The documentary "El Salvador: The Lost Files of the conflict" examines the civil war in El Salvador in the last quarter of the 20th century. Interviews with 52 participants from all sides of the conflict are combined with photographs, newspaper archives and videos of local and international news. The filmmakers refrain from taking sides and leave viewers to draw their own conclusions.
    • Contributor: Muyshondt, Gerardo - Vilanova, Fernando - Chavez, Max - Sol, Sebastián - Porras, Andrés - Acevedo, Alex - Garage Films - Enco Producción
    • Date: 2015
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    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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    La película manda : conversaciones sobre el montaje cinematográfico en Argentina / Catalog Record Only DVD; PAL; all regions; Dolby digital 2.0. Host, Alberto Ponce ; interviewees, Antonio Ripoll, Miguel Pérez, Alejandro Brodersohn, Marcela Sáenz. Camera, Mariano De Rosa ; editor, Vanina Cantó Soler. Originally released as a video in 2013.
    • Contributor: Ponce, Alberto - Steinhardt, Cristian - Basílico, Leonardo - Ripoll, Antonio - Pérez, Miguel - Brodersohn, Alejandro - Sáenz, Marcelo - Editorial De La Universidad Nacional De Tres De Febrero
    • Date: 2013