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.
"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 ...
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.
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.
Ponce, Alberto - Steinhardt, Cristian - Basílico, Leonardo - Ripoll, Antonio - Pérez, Miguel - Brodersohn, Alejandro - Sáenz, Marcelo - Editorial De La Universidad Nacional De Tres De Febrero
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)