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Theory/Anthro
Spain
Pre-Columbian Indians
The Conquest
Post-Columbian Indians
Feature Films
Music
Art
Literature
Gender/Women
Latino/a
19thC-War
20thC-Development
20thC-War
20thC-Immigration
National Culture
United Nations
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Professor: Jordana Dym
Email:jdym@skidmore.edu
Phone:580-5272
Office: TLC 326

 

 

Skidmore College
Student Resourcess

Latin American History

Resources: Videos
(unless otherwise noted, videos are in the Lucy Scribner Library)

Online Resources

Lucy Scribner Library

Skidmore Library Video and DVD Catalog,

Berkeley U. Library, Latin American Videos Collection

Cinergía, Q&As on Latin American Films

Books about Film

Latin America

PN1993.5.L3 K45 2000 Magical reels : a history of cinema in Latin America / John King, 2000.

PN1993.5.L3 C49 1986 Cinema and social change in Latin America : conversations with filmmakers / edited by Julianne Burton. 1986.

PN1993.5.L3 C495 2003 Cinema of Latin America, edited by Alberto Elena & Marina Díaz López.

PN1993.5.L3 S53 2003 Contemporary cinema of Latin America: ten key films / Deborah Shaw, 2003.

F1413 .C78 1998 A cultural history of Latin America : literature, music, and the visual arts in the 19th and 20th centuries / edited by Leslie Bethell. 1998.

PN1993.5.L3 F73 1997 Framing Latin American cinema : contemporary critical perspectives / Ann Marie Stock, ed. 1997.

PN1993.5.L3 M42 1993 Mediating two worlds : cinematic encounters in the Americas / edited by John King, Ana M. Lopez, Manuel Alvarado.

PN 1995.9.G39 N68 2006 Nuevos cines, nueva crítica: el cine en la era de la globalización / Antoine de Baecque, compilador con la colaboración de Gabrielle Lucantonio..

PQ7082.N7 P755 2000 Primitivism and identity in Latin America : essays on art, literature, and culture / edited by Erik Camayd-Freixas and José Eduardo González.

PN1993.5.S63 S68 1998 South American cinema : a critical filmography, 1915-1994 / edited by Timothy Barnard and Peter Rist.

Mexico

PN1998.A2 R4913 The Mexican cinema : interviews with thirteen directors / by Beatriz Reyes Nevares ; introd. by E. Bradford Burns

PN1993.5.M4 B4 1992 Cinema of solitude: a critical study of Mexican film, 1967-1983 by Charles Ramirez Berg.

PN1993.5.M4 M465 1999 Mexico's cinema : a century of film and filmmakers / edited by Joanne Hershfield and David R. Maciel.

PN1993.5.M4 M6 1982 Mexican cinema : reflections of a society, 1896-1980 / Carl J. Mora.

PN1993.5.M4 F67 2002 Mexico City in contemporary Mexican cinema / David William Foster, 2002.

PN1993.5.M4 R33 2001 Women filmmakers in Mexico : the country of which we dream / Elissa J. Rashkin

PN1993.5.M4 H38 1996 Mexican cinema/Mexican woman, 1940-1950 / Joanne Hershfield.

PN1993.5.L3 H652 1988 Hojas de cine : testimonios y documentos del nuevo cine latinoamericano. [Mexico City, Mexico] 1988

PN1993.5.M4 S32 2003 Bored to distraction : cinema of excess in end-of-the-century Mexico and Spain / Claudia Schaefer.

Brazil

PN1993.5.B6 X3813 1997 Allegories of underdevelopment : aesthetics and politics in modern Brazilian cinema / Ismail Xavier

PN1993.5.B6 S7 1997 Tropical multiculturalism : a comparative history of race in Brazilian cinema and culture / Robert Stam.

PN1993.5.B6 J62 1984 Cinema novo x 5 : masters of contemporary Brazilian film / by Randal Johnson.

PN1993.5.B6 B7 Brazilian cinema / Randal Johnson, Robert Stam, 1982.

PN1993.5.B6 N45 2003 New Brazilian cinema / edited by Lu´cia Nagib.

PN1993.5.B6 D47 2004 Popular cinema in Brazil, 1930-2001 / Stephanie Dennison and Lisa Shaw.

Chicano/Latino

PN1995.9.M49 C49 1992 Chicanos and film : representation and resistance / edited by Chon A. Noriega.

PN1995.9.M49 F74 1993 Bronze screen : Chicana and Chicano film culture / Rosa Linda Fregoso.

PN1995.9.L37 K46 1994 Hispanics and United States film : an overview and handbook / Gary D. Keller.

PN1995.9.L37 E84 1996 Ethnic eye : Latino media arts / Chon A. Noriega and Ana M. Lopez, editors.

E184.M5 T38 2001 Chicano popular culture : que hable el pueblo / Charles M. Tatum.

PN1995.9.M49 N69 2000 Shot in America : television, the state, and the rise of Chicano cinema / Chon A. Noriega.

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Films

Theory Tourism/Anthropology

DU740.4 .C36 1987 "Cannibal tours" [videorecording] : a film / by Dennis O'Rourke. LA, CA : Direct Cinema Ltd., 1987. 1 videocassette (77 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Tourist trade. Anthropology. Papua New Guinea--Social life and customs. Summary: Following the Sepik River in New Guinea, interaction between Western tourists and Papua New Guineans is recorded. Both the tourists and the tribespeople comment on each other, highlighting both culture clash and the ways in which the two groups are alike. Notes: LIBRARY USE ONLY ; 3 HOUR CIRCULATION.

TN434.B5 P67 2005 Can’t do it in Europe 2006 (46 min.) DVD. Produced by Anna Klara AÌŠhreÌn, Charlotta Copcutt, Anna Weitz. Summary: A look at the unlikely tourist destination of Potosi, Bolivia, where wealthy travelers pay for the right to experience an authentic Third World silver mine.

BL3532.S3 V6 1993 Voices of the Orishas [videorecording] / University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning. Berkeley, CA : The Center, c1993. 1 videocassette (37 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Santeria--Cuba--Havana. Yoruba (African people)--Religion. Blacks--Cuba--Religion. Summary: This is an ethnographic documentary which demonstrates the survival and strength of the Yoruba cultural and religious heritage in the contemporary life of Caribbean African-Hispanics. The program was filmed in Havana among practicioners of Santeria, and documents a ritual ceremony that features dancing, singing, praying and drum beating, invoking the twenty-two Orishas, or deities of the Yoruba religion. Primarily in Spanish and Yoruba, with English subtitles.

PN1995.9.I48 H42 1979 Heathen Injuns and the Hollywood gospel / written, produced and directed by Phil Lucas, Robert Hagopian. Series: Images of Indians ; part 4 [Seattle, Wash.] : coproduction of KCTS-9 Seattle and United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, c1979. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Emphasizes that the beliefs and culture of the American Indian are seldom portrayed accurately in Hollywood motion pictures. They often created false and bizarre religious beliefs for the Indians.

GN21.B56 F72 1981 Franz Boas: 1852-1942. Odyssey; Washington, D.C. : PBS Video ; Watertown, MA : Documentary Education Resources [distributor], c1981. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in. Summary: Profile of the German physicist who was responsible for shaping the course of American anthropology, by bringing discipline and order to a field that had previously dealt in subjective "race classification." Includes reflections and anecdotes by scholars and students, excerpts from journals and letters, and archival photographs. Discusses the Kwakiutl Indians, the principal subjects of Boas' field work.

E185.615 .E83 1986 Ethnic notions / presented by California Newsreel ; produced, written and directed by Marlon Riggs ; edited by Deborah Hoffmann. Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1986. 1 videocassette (VHS)(56min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Presents how racism is depicted in American culture. Colonialism

D421 .W4 1999 vol.2 Colonialism, nationalism, and migration a ZDF/TRANSTEL co-production in cooperation with ARTE. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences. 1 videocassette (46 min.)

DT515.45.Y67 .E4 1992 guide Edward Said on orientalism / Media Education Foundation ; executive producer & director, Sut Jhally ; producer & editor, Sanjay Talreja. Northampton, Mass. : Media Education Foundation, c1998. 1 videocassette (40 min.) : Summary: Edward Said's book Orientalism has been influential in a diverse range of disciplines since its publication in 1978. In this interview he talks about the context in which the book was conceived, its main themes, and how its original thesis relates to the contemporary understanding of "the Orient."

Theory/Colonialism

D421.W4 1999 v2. Colonialism, nationalism, and migration, ZDF/Transtel, w Arte. Series: When the century was young. Princeton NJ: Films for the Humanities & Social sciences, 1999., 46 min. "Industrial nations' needs for raw materials commercial markets & naval refueling stations sped up the reace to colonize Africa & Asia. This program explore the socioeconomic impact & consequences of colonial interests in places such as India, the Belgian Congo, and Java. Boxer Rebellion/Gandhi's passive resistance...colonial nationalism. Emigration, expulsion and ofrced resettlement of poor/oppressed also: russian Jews to US, Chinese to Brazil; Zionists to Palestine... etc.

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Spain

DP68 .S68 1991 The soul of Spain / National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh. 1991 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) ; 1/2 in. Summary: This program spans the country to celebrate its' history, sights, spectacles and traditions.

DP99 .S63 1990 Spain : the Moorish influence / produced and directed by Robert Frerck ; script, Robert Frerck. [Chicago, Ill.] : Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp., c1990. 1 videocassette (ca. 28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Muslims--Spain. Spain--History--711-1516. Summary: Encompasses Spain's epic story of conquest and reconquest by the Moors. Describes the shifting social and political realities of the Islamic and Christian kingdoms and the influence of Moorish civilization which helped lead to the European Renaissance.

NA387.A58 1993 The Alhambra / video recording directed by Jose Antonio Paramo and produced by Alfredo Bernaldo de Quiros; director of photography, Porfiro Enriquez. (30 min.) Summary: "The Alhambra symbolizes Spain’s history, its romance, its mystery. This program gives a detailed tour of the buildings and grounds, explains the purpose and role of the citadel, and provides historical portraits of those who built and modified it, from Mohammed Ibn al-Amar in 1238 through Carlos V."

DA360 .D43 1993 The Defeat of the Spanish Armada / video recording written by James Clark, directed by Kevin Crooks. (42 min.) Summary: Presents by means of fictional British television news coverage from 1588 the events of the Spanish Armada’s voyage through the English Channel.

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Pre-Columbian Indians

Maya

Maya : temples, tombs, and time 53min F1435 .M39 1995

Maya the blood of kings / 48 min CB311 .L67 1995 pt.2

Mayan lords of the jungle 60min F1435.3.O73 M39 1981

Mayans 47min. F1435 .M39 1999

F1435 .B458 1998 Beneath the Jaguar sun a history of the Maya / written and directed by Leo Linder ; produced by Explorer Film [and] Werner Jondral ; LDA International. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998. 1 videocassette (45 min.)

F1465.2.Q5 P66 1986, F1465.2.Q5 P66 1986: [Popol vuh. English.] Popol vuh the creation myth of the Maya / a film by Patricia Amlin ; conceived, scripted, produced and directed by Patricia Amlin ; animation, Patricia Amlin, Joanne Corso, Martha Gorzycki. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Extention Media Center, 1986. 1 videocassette (VHS) (29 min.) : + 1 elementary level teacher's guide + 1 secondary level teacher's guide.

F2169 .S64 1997 Spirits of the jaguar / a co-production of Thirteen/WNET and BBC-TV. Nature video libraryc1997. 4 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. ea.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in. Subject(s): Natural history-Caribbean Area. Natural history--Central America. Mayas. Taino Indians. Aztecs. Caribbean Area--Civilization. Central America--Civilization. Summary: Using wildlife footage, dramatic recreations and computer simulation, this four-part series explores the great civilizations of the Aztecs, the Maya and the Taino, which dominated the Caribbean and Central America for centuries before disappearing totally.

Lost kingdoms of the Maya [videorecording] / [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Video, c1993.1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd. (stereo.), col. ; 1/2 in. Mayas. Mayas--Antiquities. Summary: An exploration of the forests of Central America and Mexico on the trail of the ancient Maya. Distinguished scientists unearth artifacts, reconstruct cities and decipher the hieroglyphics of an extraordinary civilization.

F1435.1.T5.O5 1990 On the Trail of the Jaguar. Princeton: Films for the Humanities. 43 min. Summary: Exploration of the archaeological finds from the Mayan civilization at the Tikal region of northern Guatemala. Library Use only; 3 hour circulation

F1435.3.W55 B486 2000 Between light and shadow [videorecording]: Maya women in transition / Dakota Productions. (27 min.) Summary: Interviews with Mayan women artists who work to preserve Mayan culture, improve the lives of the Mayan people and promote a Maya presence in their community. Includes Mayan popular art in the form of woven textiles, embroidery and paintings.

F1435.3.T48 D38 2000 Daughter of Ixchel / Maya Thread of Change / video recording. Dakota Productions 1993. (29 min.) Summary: Looks at Maya women today and their ancient process of weaving while also examining the forces at work which are profoundly affecting both the women and the weaving.

F1435 .L67 2007 Lost King of the Maya 112 min.) written, produced and directed by Gary Glassman. Summary: Containing two programs: Lost King of the Maya, and, Maya Lords of the Jungle. Archaeological work on the Mayan civilization in Central America is revealing new facts about Mayan history, religion, ritual, agriculture, social structure and art.

F1435.1.E37 R47 1992 Return of the Maya (29 min.) Producers/writers/editors, Judith Mann and John de Graaf ; music, Michael Bade ; narrator, Jonathan Wheatley. Summary: Recounts the excavation of the ancient Mayan City, Edzna, by Mayan refugees from Guatemala currently living in Mexico. Includes an examination of the current social and economic conditions of these immigrants who are ancestors of the Mayas who originally built this ancient city.

F1435.3.R3 S3 1988 Sacred Games: ritual warfare in a Maya village / Thor Anderson ; Zeno Production Company. 1988 (75 min.) Summary: Presents how the Maya people see the world and how their symbolic world is renewed in the annual carnival celebrations.

Aztec

F1219.73 .A9 1997 The Aztec empire A & E Television Networks. New York : The History Channel, c1997. 1 videocassette (50 min.)

F1219.73 .A98 1999 The Aztecs Eagle Rock Productions ; written by Elizabeth Baquedano ; produced and directed by Ruth Wood. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1999. 1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

F1219.3.R38 F5 2004 The Five Suns: a sacred history of Mexico (54 min.) DVD. Producer/director Patricia Amlin. Summary: Tells the story of the Aztec religion. Animated with illustrations painted in the style of native Mexican people of the sixteenth century.

Inca

TA633 .S43 1992 Secrets of lost empires / a NOVA production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit and BBC-TV, 5 videocasettes (300 min.) Summary: Teams of experts visit five archeological sites to determine how, with limited technology, ancient people were able to construct engineering wonders. Teams test hypotheses in constructing pyramids, obelisks, a canopy over the Colosseum, Stonehenge, and Incan cities. Notes: Originally broadcast on Nova.

CB311 .L67 1995 pt.9 Inca :secrets of the ancestors / Time-Life Video and Television. Series: Lost civilizations Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Video and Television (distributor), c1995. 1 videocassette (48 min.). Summary: Learn about the legendary kingdom of the Incas and the achievements of their society, including medical skills, engineering and architectural marvels, and much more. Notes: Videocassette release of an episode from the 1995 television series, Lost Civilizations.

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Conquest (see also feature films)

E111 .C64 1991 The Columbian exchange Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain). Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Inc, 1991. 1 videocassette (58 min.) Summary: This program examines the interchange of horses, cattle, corn, potatoes, and sugar cane between the Old World and the New, and the lasting impact of this interchange on the people of both worlds.

CB78 .W37 1989 vol.25-26 The Renaissance and the age of discovery ; The Renaissance and the New World / produced by WGBH in association with ...: Intellimation, c1989. Series: Western tradition (Television program) ;1 videocassette (56 min.) Summary: Discusses the Renaissance spirit as it appeared in the works of artists, scholars, and writers of the period. Also discusses the great European explorers. Credits: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.

PN1997 .C732 1993 Columbus on trial by Lourdes Portillo with Culture Clash ; producer and director, Lourdes Portillo ; screenplay by Richard Montoya ... [et al.]. New York : Distributed by Women Make Movies, 1993. 1 videocassette (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: A satire on the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus as to whether he, indeed, did discover America and introduce European civilization and Christianity to the native populations there, or if he (from the Native American point of view) invaded their territories and began the systematic destruction of their cultures that has continued for the following 500 years. Set in the context of a trial presided over by a woman judge of Hispano-American descent. Performed by the comedy troupe, Culture Clash

F1411 .C66 1995 The conquest of the Incas produced and directed by Neil Cameron. Series: History's turning points ; 7. Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video, c1995. (26 min.) : Subject(s): Pizarro, Francisco, ca. 1475-1541. Incas--History. Indians of South America--History. Peru--History--Conquest, 1522-1548. Summary: Pizarro and his band of conquistadors conquered the Inca empire, beginning the Spanish domination of South America. Credits: Narrator, Tim Hardy.

F1210 .S63 1999 The Spanish conquest of Mexico Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1999. Summary: In this program, historians survey political, cultural, and religious aspects of Aztec civilization, analyze Cortés' military campaign in detail; and discuss Spanish influences on Mexican culture. Artwork, artifacts, 3-D models, and excerpts from the writings of Bernal Diaz add depth to this penetrating study of Spanish opportunism in the New World.

PN1995.9.H5 O873 2007 La otra conquista (105 min.) DVD. Produced by Alvaro Domingo ; written, directed and edited by Salvador Carrasco. Summary: La trama de la historia se desarrolla principalmente entre los años 1521 y 1531 y esta centrada casi en su totalidad en la persona de Topiltzin, hijo directo del emperador Moctezuma y quien se dedica al oficio de escribano. Como parte de la cultura mexica de entonces, Topiltzin tambièn es un ferviente adorador de la diosa Tonantzin o diosa madre, situación que lo llevará poco mas tarde a enfrentarse a los españoles. Mexico, 1521. The Spanish army of Hernando Cortes has swept through the New World forcing their religious beliefs on the brave Aztec people. A skillful Aztec scribe, who survived the Massacre of the Temple in 1520, spends years trying to preserve the rites and customs of his people. The Spanish army would conquer their land, but not the soul of the Aztec people.

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Post-Columbian Indian Civilizations

Maya

F1435.3.K57 Y32 1983 The Yucatec Maya: a case study in marriage and family / KOCE-TV ; produced by Coast Community College in cooperation with Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Series: Faces of culture ; no. 13. New York : Insight Media, [1983?] 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Mayas--Kinship. Family--Mexico--Yucatán (State)--Social aspects. Shifting cultivation--Mexico--Yucatán (State) Summary: Raymond Colli, a middle-aged Mayan of the Yucatan region of Mexico, and his extended family are the subjects of this case study. The interdependence and cyclical nature of living, working and learning in a "slash and burn" horticultural environment are examined.

F1221.73 M39 1991 Mayordomia ritual, gender, and cultural identity in a Zapotec community / written and produced by Lynn Stephen ; associate producer, Julia Barco. [Austin : University of Texas Press, distributor], c1991. 1 videocassette (20:18 min.).

GN448 .H5 1983 The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology /produced by Coast Community College District in cooperation with Holt, Rinehart and Winston ... [et al.] ; producer, Ira R. Abrams. New York ; Insight Media [distributor], c1983. (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Economic anthropology--Mexico--Case studies. (Also Guatemala, Maya) Summary: The complex interweaving of economics and religion known as the "cargo" system, which is found among the Highland Maya of Mexico and Guatemala, is examined.

F1465.2.Q5 M383 1993 Rigoberta Menchu : broken silence / Alba Films. Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993. 1 videocassette (21 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Subject(s): Human rights--Guatemala. Guatemala--Politics and government. Summary: This program focuses on 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, as she discusses the lack of human rights for the indigenous people of Guatemala and her commitment to the struggle for a more egalitarian society.

F1476.T63 T63 1982 Todos Santos Cuchumatan / produced and directed by Olivia Lucia Carrescia ; produced in association with New York Visual Anthropology Center. New York : Icarus Films, c1982. 1 videocassette (41 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Indians of Central America--Guatemala. Summary: Examines everyday life in Todos Santos before the violence. Discusses the increasing importance of cash to this once self-sustaining farming community. Shows the annual harvest, the elaborate Fiesta of Todos Santos, and the mass seasonal migration out of the mountain village in search of work on the cotton plantations of Guatemala's lowlands. Illustrates the social changes in the lives of Guatemalan Indians that led to the political upheaval of the 1980's. Has sequel: Todos Santos, the survivors [motion picture]

F1466.5 .T63 1989 Todos Santos : the survivors / Olivia Lucia Carrescia ; OLC Productions. NY: First Run Features [dist.], 1989. 1 videocassette (58 min.). LC Subject(s): Indians of Central America--Guatemala--Todos Santos Cuchumatán--Government relations. Summary: Documents the impact of civil war, guerrilla warfare, and government reprisal on the Indian village of Todos Santos Cuchumatán, in the Guatemalan highlands, since 1979. Shows agricultural, economic, social, psychological, and theological effects on the villagers. Sequel to Todos Santos Cuchumatán. Notes: I English and Spanish with English voice-over translations and subtitles.

F1465.3.G6 W563 1992 Winds of memory Alter-Ciné Inc., Alba Films ;First Run Icarus Films, c1992. (51 min., 35 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Presents a testimony of the daily life of the thousands of Indians persecuted by the Guatemalan army, of their social and economic struggle for dignity and the right to live.
In Spanish with English subtitles and English narration.
LC Subject(s): Indians of Central America--Guatemala--Santiago Atitlán--Government relations.

F1256 .Y3 1997 Ya basta!: le cri des sans-visage = the battle cry of the faceless / produit par le Centre de l'Asudiovisuel à Bruxelles, la RTBF-Centre de Bruxelles, Zéno Films ; un film de Thierry Zéno . New York : First Run/Icarus Films, c1997. (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (Mexico) Chiapas (Mexico)--History--Peasant Uprising, 1994- Mexico--Politics and government--1988- Summary: In Mexico on January 1, 1994, Indians of Mayan origin staged an armed take-over of several Chiapas municipalities. But the Zapatista Army of National Liberation did not wish to seize power; rather it demanded land, work, housing, education, healthcare, food, justice, independence, freedom and democracy. The Indians' spokesman and head of military operations, Subcommander Marcos, is not an Indian. He has been able to rally public opinion on the Indians' tragic living conditions. Now a war of words has replaced the armed struggle. The Zapatista movement's cause echoes world-wide but the lives of the Indians today in the mountains and the jungles of Chiapas are no less precarious than before. In this documentary it is the Indian men and women who speak, re-situating their struggle in its human, cultural and historical context. Language Note: English narration with Spanish dialogues and English subtitles.

F1256 .C56 1994 Children of Zapata, CBC. Publisher: New York : Filmakers Library, 1994. (24 min.) Summary: Describes the Zapatista National Liberation Army's struggle for democratic reform from the Mexican Government.

NX504 .C68 1993 The couple in the cage a Guatinaui odyssey / Authentic Documentary Productions ; directed and produced by Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia. Chicago ; (31 min.) : LC Subject(s): Indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples--In art. Museum attendance. Performance art. Video art. Summary: Color sequences of the display in various museums of performance artists portraying an aboriginal couple from Gautinau, a fictional island off the coast of Mexico, are contrasted with archival footage and still photographs showing various occasions when indigenous persons were put on public display at circuses, sideshows and the like. Emphasis is placed on the response of the people viewing the Gautinaui couple. Notes: Sponsored by: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Randolph Street Gallery; co-sponsored by Wexner Center for the Arts, the Ohio State University; funded by Illinois Humanities Council and New York State Council on the Arts.

SB87.M6 C45 1990x The Chinampas producer/director/writer, Anne Prutzman. Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, Extension Media Center, c1990. (31 min.) : Summary: Describes the Chinampa, a traditional Mexican agricultural system, and traces its long history. Shows modern day threats to this system and discusses measures to save the Chinampa.

IN THE SPANISH DEPARTMENT: A Place Called Chiapas, Film by Nettie Wild. Canada, 1998. Color. 93. A documentary on the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, with emphasis on both the leaders & the followers of the movement.

Related: North American Indians

F1221.H78 T6 To find our life: the peyote hunt of the Huichols of Mexico. Los Angeles : University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. 1 videocassette, 61min.,sd.,col., 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Huichol Indians. Peyotism. Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies. Notes: Narration adapted from native text dictated by shaman who led the group.

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Guyana, Brazil, The Amazon

F2431.N3 C68 1978: I shall moulder before I shall be taken by S. Allen Counter and David Evans. Publisher: Newton, Mass. : Education Development Center, 1978 (58 min) : Summary: Documents the author's 1972 expedition to the jungles of Surinaum to study the Djuka tribe.

F2230.1.T7 S53 2001 The shaman’s apprentice 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. / Miranda Productions ; director, Miranda Smith ; producers, Miranda Smith and Abigail Wright. Bullfrog Films, c2001. Summary: "Deep in the forests of Suriname, among remote tribes of Amerindians and 18th century African villages founded by escaped slaves, Dr. Mark Plotkin is racing against time to protect our future. New and fabulously effective medicines may be found in the Amazon’s plant life, but the forest is disappearing. Even worse, the tribal shamans--healers and encyclopedias of rain forest botany--are the Amazon’s most endangered species. The shaman’s apprentice is the story of one scientist’s quest to help Amazonians document and preserve their treasure house of life and culture."--From container. Narrated by Susan Sarandon. Written by Abigail Wright.

SD411.52.M46 V6 1989 Voice of the Amazon / a special presentation of the Better World Society ; a Miranda Smith production ; producer, director, Miranda Smith ; writer, Jody Savin. NY : Cinema Guild, 1989. 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. LC Subject(s): Deforestation-Brazil. Deforestation--Amazon River Region. Summary: Using the words and ideas of Chico Mendes, a native of the Amazon and a lifelong rubber tapper, explores the devastation facing the Amazon rain forest. Mendes relates the arrival of development in the western Amazonian state of Acre and the destruction that threatens the lives of the peoples of the forest. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

F2520.1.Y3 C6 1990 Contact the Yanomami Indians of Brazil / produced by Realis Pictures, Inc. New York : Filmakers Library, c1990. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

F2520 .L37 1999 The last of the hiding tribes : a record filmed over 30 years, 1967-1998 / a co-production with Universidade Catolica De Goias ; a Nomad Films production for Channel Four ; director, Adrian Cowell. Other Title: Fate of the kidnapper / Return from extinction / Fragments of a people [Oley, Pa.] : Bullfrog Films, [c1999] 3 videocassettes (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (32 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.) Indigenous peoples--Brazil. Uruewawau Indians. Kreen-Akarore Indians. Ava-Canoeiro Indians. Indians of South America--Brazil. Summary: Films are set in the Brazilian Amazon and trace the history of three tribes on the edge of extinction. The first tells of the search for a young white settler who was kidnapped by members of the Uru Eu Wau Wau tribe, and the fate of the tribe facing invading civilization. The second chronicles the efforts of Claudio Villas Boas to first save the remnants of the Panara tribe by removing them to the safety of a national park and then returning them to their ancestral lands. The third highlights the efforts of a government agency to locate the remnants of the nearly extinct Ava-Canoeiro tribe. Produced in 1998. "Indian music from the Kayapo, Nambikwara, Parakana, Karitiana."

F2520.1 .Y3 1975 The Ax fight. Somerville, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 1975. 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in. (Brazil: Yanomami)

F2520.1.Y3 M36 1974 A man called Bee : studying the Yanomamo. Documentary Educational Resources, 1974 Description: VHS (40 min.) Summary: Follows anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela.

HD499.B72 B36 1990 Banking on Disaster 1990 (79 min.) VHS. Producer and director Adrian Cowell. Summary: Set in the frontier area of western Brazil, the video deals with the interlinked effects of colonization, road construction, and deforestation of rain forests, filmed over a ten year period in Rondonia, Brazil.

HD6250.B622 C45 2003 Child Labor in Brazil 2003 (28 min.) DVD. Producer/director, Allison Prince ; producers, Ronnie Krauss, Mary-Liz McDonald. Summary: Originally aired on Showtime Networks (United States) as a 10-part series, "What’s Going On?" that portrays the daily struggles and hopes of children living in crisis. In this segment, Susan Sarandon interacts with child labourers in Brazil.

HC189.S26 F67 2007 For richer, for poorer 2005 (25 min.) DVD. Producer, Luciana Burlamaqul; filmed & directed by Bruno Sorrentino. Summary: Examines the gulf between Brazil’s rich and poor by traveling to favela Coliseu in Sao Paulo and assessing what progress has been made in eradicating poverty in the two and a half years under President Lula da Silva.

F2520.1.K67 K6 2004 Korubo 2004 (58 min.) DVD. Co-production New Atlantis, Avatar Productions, TVE. Producers, Jorge Sanchez Gallo, Luis Miguel Dominguez. Summary: This program documents a visit by Brazilian government officials to the Korubo people, hunter/gatherers of the Javari River Valley. Transcending a history of mutual distrust and violence with other groups, especially Caucasians, the Korubo warm to the camera team after receiving medical help for their malaria-stricken leader. The team’s unprecedented access leads to breathtaking, revelatory footage of Korubo hunting and fishing techniques, hygienic practices, and sophisticated technology hand-wrought from vegetation. The program underlines the importance of Brazil’s Fondacao Nacional do Indio policy that protects Korubo land, and in so doing, protects the Korubo themselves. Portions are in Spanish with English subtitles.

F2520 .M4 1993 Meeting ancestors 1993 (23 min.) VHS. Direction, Vincent Carelli, Dominique Gallois; Video Nas Aldeias. Summary: Members of the Zo’e tribe in the rainforests of Brazil discuss hunting spider monkeys, why they wear long blocks of wood in their lower lips, why they go naked most of the time, and how developers and gold miners are destroying the rainforest. They also see television for the first time. The occasion for the film is a visit to the tribe by a representative of a neighboring tribe, the Waiãpi Indians, who are related but have somewhat different customs and traditions.

F3430.1.A83 S56 2001 Shomotsi 2001 (42 min.) VHS. Directed and photographed by Valdete Pinhanta Ashenika. Summary: A report on the day to day life of Shomotsi, a Ashenika Indian living on the border of Brazil and Peru. Valdete, who is a teacher and one of the village video makers, features his hard-headed and witty uncle.

F2520.1.A4 W35 2001 Wai'a ri~ni~ 2001 (65 min.) VHS. Director, photographer and screenwriter, Divino Tserewahu; Video in the Villages. Summary: Within the long cycle of initiation ceremonies of the Xavante People, the Wai’a celebration is one that introduces young men to spiritual life and puts them in contact with supernatural forces. Filmmaker Divino Tserewahu speaks with his father, one of the leaders of this ritual, to discuss what can be revealed about the secret celebration of men, where the initiated go through many trials and tribulations.

Perú, Bolivia

F3430.1.C3 B43 1990 Before we knew nothing: with the Ashaninka of eastern Peru / the Film Department of the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. [1990?] LC Subject(s): Campa Indians--Audio-visual aids. Indians of South America--Peru--Audio-visual aids. Campa Indians. Indians of South America--Peru. Anthropology. Videocassette release of the 1988 motion picture. LIBRARY USE ONLY ; 3 HOUR CIRCULATION.

F2230.2.A9 A95 1983 The Aymara : a case study in social stratification / [produced by] KOCE-TV ; produced by the Coast Community College in cooperation with Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Series: Faces of culture ; no. 14 c1983. (ca. 30 min.) : LC Subject(s): Aymara Indians--Socioeconomic status. Social classes. Bolivia--Social conditions. Summary: The economic and social stratification of heterogeneous Northern Bolivia is the subject. Particular attention is given to the relationships between the Spanish-speaking Mestizos and the subordinate Aymara Indians.

F2230.2.A9 M36 1993 Mama Coca : a documentary / by Marie-Monique Robin, Gonzamo Arijon ; producer, Patrice Barrat ; Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993. (26 min.) : Summary:
The Aymara Indians of Bolivia discuss the everyday and sacred uses of the coca leaf. It explains the Agro-Yungas project launched by the U.S. government to replace the coca crops with coffee, and the reasons the farmers do not want to participate.

F2230.2.K4 A97 2006 Asangate 2006 (61 min.) DVD. A film by Andrea Heckman and Tad Fettig. Summary: This film documents the lives of Quechua people who live around Ausangate, a sacred peak in southeastern Peru. It is based on anthropological research conducted over twenty years and reveals how the weavers make textiles encoded with symbolic images that reinforce ancestral beliefs during rituals and in everyday life.

F 3429.3.A3 D54 1976 Discovering the Moche 1976 (25 min.) VHS. Written by Christopher Donnan, Richard Cowan and William Lee. Summary: Introduces the art and iconography of the Moche people, an ancient Peruvian Indian Group.

GT4839.A2 O9 1990 Our god, the condor 1990 (29 min.) VHS. A film by Paul Yule and Andy Harries. Summary: The Yawar Festival, in the southern mountains of Peru, is an annual event representing the Indians triumph over the Spaniards. In the ceremony, the mountain spirit of the Andes, the condor, is tied to the back of a bull, the symbol of Spain.

HV6433.P4 S75 2005b State of Fear: the truth about terrorism based on the findings of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission 2005 (94 min.) DVD. Produced by Paco de Onís; directed by Pamela Yates. Summary: The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s official report chronicles the atrocities of both sides during the twenty year war between Abimael Guzman’s revolutionary "Shining path" Indian guerrilla movement and the establishment governments. The Commission presents an alternate lens through which citizens of Peru can evaluate the inequalities their Indian people sought to address and the inevitable ravages modern terrorism brings to everyone.

F3321.9 .B65 2004 Bolivia on the Brink 2004 (26 min.) DVD. A film by David Halton. Summary: Bolivia, one of the most troubled countries in the region, is fractured by language, race and class. The poorest country in South America, its society is divided into the rich and the very poor. Now, there is a new fault line - globalization. In a recent referendum, voters decided to allow more exports of the country’s lucrative natural gas reserves, which will earn the country much needed foreign revenue. The exporting of natural gas is an explosive issue in Bolivia, where public anger at proposals to ship the gas out of Chilean ports toppled the government in October, 2003.

F3327 .I5743 2005 Intiaanikapina Indian Revolt 2005 (29 min.) DVD. Summary: Bolivia, the poorest of the South American countries, is on the verge of civil war. After centuries of oppression, the Indian people are now demanding their rights, including the nationalization of Bolivia’s natural gas.

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Feature Films

The Conquest & Colonial

E125.N9 C32 1993 Cabeza de Vaca Producciones Iguana in co-produccion with Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia, Television Espa~nola, S.A., Sociedad Estatal Quinto Centenario, Fondo de Fomento a la Calidad Cinematografica, Channel Four Television, Arican Playhouse Theatrical Films, Grupo Alica ... present a Nicolas Echevarria film ; screenplay Guillermo Sheridan, Nicolas Echevarria ; inspired by the book "Naufragios" by Alvar Nu~nez Cabeza de Vaca ; producers, Rafael Cruz, Jorge Sanchez, Julio Solorzano Foppa, Bertha Navarro. [s.l.] : New Horizon Home Video, c1993. 1 videocassette (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col., stereo ; 1/2 in.

E123 .A358 1991 [Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes.] Aguirre, the wrath of God Werner Herzog Filmproduktion. New York, NY : New Yorker Video, 1991. 1 videocassette (VHS)(94 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

PN1997.A3 M57 1986 The Mission Warner Bros Goldcrest, Kingsmere Productions Limited [and] Enigma ; directed by Roland Joffe ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; written by Robert Bolt. United Kingdom : Warner Home Video, c1986. 1 videocassette (VHS) (121 min.).

PN1995.9.F67 C656 1995 Como era gostoso o meu francês 1995 (80 min.) VHS. Summary: In the coastal wilds of 16th century Brazil, a French soldier is captured by a tribe of man-eating Indians.

PN1995.9.F67 I8 1990 I, the worst of all = Yo, la peor de todas : a film / by Maria Luisa Bemberg ; GEA Cinematografica. New York : First Run/Icarus Films, 1990. 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695. Summary: This historical drama tells the story of Juana Ines de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to. Notes: Based upon the book Traps of faith by Octavio Paz. Credits: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Hector Alterio. Director, Maria Luisa Bemberg ; producer, Lita Stantic ; photographic direction, Felix Monti ; music by Luis Maria Serra. Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 X5 1993 Xica 1993 (109 min.) VHS. Director, Carlos Diegues; producer, Jarbas Barbosa. Summary: A diamond rush in the 1700s transformed Brazil’s interior into a place of wealth and excess. In this unrestrained atmosphere, the slave Xica used her iron will and her sexual talent to seduce her way into becoming the unofficial Empress of Brazil. This outrageous comedy is a festive exercise in Brazilian baroque.

PN1995.9.F67 Q53 1984 Quilombo / um filme de Carlos Diegues,: New Yorker Video, c1991 (121 min.) : Portuguese language. Summary: In 17th century Brazil, groups of runaway black slaves escaped to mountainous jungle strongholds, where they formed self-governing communities known as quilombos. This film chronicles Palmares, the most famous of these "Black Eldorados" which flourished for several decades under the reign of the legendary chieftain Ganga Zumba.

 

Mexico & Tex-Mex

PN1995.9.F67 M34 1985 La malquerida/ Francisco de P. Cabrera. Publisher: [S.l.] : Isela Vega Video ; Knoxville, TN : World Video [distributor], c1985. (VHS) (88 min.) b&w . Credits: Dolores Del Rio, Pedro Armendariz, Columba Dominguez, Roberto Canedo. Producer, Francisco de P. Cabrera; director, Emilio Fernandez. Notes: Videocassette reissue of the 1949 film. Based on Jacinto Benevente's novel of the same title.(Mexico)

PN1995.9.F67 I8 1990 I, the worst of all = Yo, la peor de todas : a film / by Maria Luisa Bemberg ; GEA Cinematografica. New York : First Run/Icarus Films, 1990. 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695. Summary: This historical drama tells the story of Juana Ines de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to. Notes: Based upon the book Traps of faith by Octavio Paz. Credits: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Hector Alterio. Director, Maria Luisa Bemberg ; producer, Lita Stantic ; photographic direction, Felix Monti ; music by Luis Maria Serra. Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles.

HQ562 .H55 Los hijos de Sanchez/ Sons of Sanchez/ Children of Sanchez Wilmington, Calif. : Video Latino, [1984?] 1 videocassette (VHS) (90 min.) Summary: Sanchez is the proud patriarch of a poor Mexican family. The Sanchez clan has seen the worst of times, yet they have survived so long by sticking together. Now Consuelo, Sanchez' oldest daughter, wants to break away from the poverty and succeed on her own as an airline attendant. But Sanchez expects her to help him raise the three younger children in this single-parent, single-room household. Adapted from the book by Oscar Lewis: The Children of Sanchez. Dubbed in Spanish ; credits in English. Anthony Quinn, Dolores Del Rio, Lupita Ferrer. Screenplay, Cesare Zavattini, Hall Bartlett ; director-producer, Hall Bartlett ;

PN1997.T7 M3 1943 Maria Candelaria / produced by Armando Espinoso ; directed by Emilio Fernandez ; written by Emilio Fernandez and Mauricio Magdaleno. Series: Gran epoca de oro del cine Mexicano. Mexico : Clasa Films Mundiales, c1943. 1 videocassette (VHS)(110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. Summary: Maria is an outcast in her small Mexican village because of her late mother's immoral behavior. Shunned and outcast, forbidden to earn a living, she lives a solitary life. Her only friends are the town priest and a peasant whom she loves and wants to marry. Their poverty and misery are exploited by the local farm lord and a well-to-do city artist who sees in her face the perfect woman whom he wishes to paint. This leads everyone into tragedy. Spanish dialogue with no subtitles. Credits: Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendariz, Alberto Galan. Photography, Gabriel Figueroa ; film editor, Gloria Schoemann ; music, Francisco Dominguez.

PN1995.9.M49 B34 1984 The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Moctesuma Esparza Productions, Inc. Los Angeles, Calif. : Embassy Home Entertainment, c1984. 1 videodisc (LaserVision) (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in Summary: On June 12, 1901, Gregorio Cortez, a young Mexican family man, shoots and kills a sheriff in self-defense. For the next 11 days, he eludes an inflamed posse of 600 Texas Rangers in a 450 mile chase across Texas. His manhunt captures the nation's interest and his eventual trial is tainted by the extreme emotions of the country. Based on the book "With His Pistol in His Hand" by Americo Paredes.

PN1995.9.F67 D36 1992 Danzon; produced by Jorge Sanchez ; directed by Maria Novaro. Burbank, California : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [1992] 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

PN1995.9.F67 O386 1980 The Young and the dammed Los Olvidados / original screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; produced by Arthur Dancigers. [Los Angeles, Calif. : Budget Video, 1980] 1 videocassette (81 min.)

PN1995.9.F67 M37 1993 El Mariachi / Columbia Pictures presents a Los Hooligans production ; a Robert Rodriguez film. Burbank, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, 1993. Videocassette (ca. 81 min.).Summary: All he wants is to be a mariachi, like his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse-of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life. Notes: In Spanish with English subtitles. Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gomez, Reinol Martinez, Peter Marquandt. Director, writer, photographer, editor, Robert Rodriguez; producers, Robert Rodriguez, Carlos Gallardo ; music, Marc Trujillo, Alvaro Rodriguez, Chris Knudson, Cecilio Rodriguez, Eric Guthrie.

PN1995.9.F67 M5 1994 Mi vida loca = My crazy life / HBO Showcase in association with Film Four International presents a Cineville production. New York : HBO Home Video, 1994, c1993. s1 videocassette (100 min.) LC Subject(s): Gangs--California--Los Angeles. Violence in motion pictures. Gangs. Summary: The members of rival Latino gangs in Los Angeles are feuding, and the girl friends are trying to stay out of the struggle for power and survive. Rated R.

PN1995.9 F67 L5 1994 Like water for chocolate = Como agua para chocolate / Arau Films International. [S.l.] : Touchstone Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Video (distributor), 1994, c1992; 1 videocassette (105 min.) Summary: Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking. Notes: Based on the novel by Laura Esquivel.

PN1997 .B67 1984 The Border 1984 MCA Home Video: (107 minutes): A border guard along the Rio Grande has to choose between loyalties to his job, country, wife, and his compassion for human suffering. With Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, and musyc by R. Cooder.

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Cuba

PN1995.9.F67 F7 1995: Fresa y chocolate Strawberry & chocolate / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematographicos en coproduccion con Instituto Mexicano de Cinematographia ... [et al.] ; guion, Senel Paz ; direccion de produccion, Miguel Mendoza ; direccion, Tomas Gutierrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabio. Burbank, Calif. : Buena Vista Home Video, [1995

PN1995.9.F67 R47 1980 Retrato de Teresa = Portrait of Teresa / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos ; producción, Evelio Delgado ; dirección, Pastor Vega. Series: Cuban cinema New York : New Yorker Video, c1980.1 videocassette (103 min.) Summary: Teresa is a housewife and mother whose involvement in political and cultural groups incurs the displeasure of her husband. Notes: In Spanish with enhanced English subtitles. Originally produced in Cuba in 1979 as a motion picture. Credits: Daisy Granados, Adolfo Llaurado, Alina Sanchez, Paual Pomares.

M1508.8 .M35 1992 The mambo kings Warner Bros. presents in association with Le Studio Canal +, Regency Enterprises and Alcor Films an Arnon Milchan production. [Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Home Video, 1992. 1 videocassette (VHS) (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Based on the novel by Oscar Hijuelos.

PN1995.9.F67 .M45 Memorias de subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos ; producción, Miguel Mendoza ; realización, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. New York : New Yorker Video, [198-?] 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and political milieu. (orig release: 1968)

Caribbean

PN1995.9.F67 I24 1999 Ya Kuba! (I am Cuba, Soy Cuba), 1964. 1 videodisc (141 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD).
Four vignettes in Batista's Cuba dramatize the need for revolution; long, mobile shots tell almost wordless stories. Spanish and Russian language soundtrack (mono) with English subtitles.

PN1997.P6 B87 1991 Burn! MGM/UA Home Video, 1991. 1 videocassette (113 min.) This story of political greed and social upheaval will take you on a journey deep into the heart of darkness of a 19th century Caribbean island, where men rise up in bitter and bloody rebellion against the wealthy nations seeking to enslave them. Stars Marlon Brando. Filmed in 1969.

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1996 Nueba Yol (a funny way to say New York) : plus "Short subjects" Cigua Films presenta en asociacion con D'Pelicula. Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.). Balbuena, from the Dominican Republic, decides to immigrate to New York to make money. Director-writer-producer, Angel Muñiz ; Music, Pengbian Sang Ben. Short film is documentary on the filming of Nueba Yol, featuring Angel Muñiz and Luisito Marti. Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1997 Nueba Yol III : bajo la nueva ley/ Nueba Yol 3 : under the new law / Cigua Films & D' Cine ; RTVD ; Angel Muñiz. Description: 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Balbuena, an illegal immigrant living in New York City, faces deportation under a new immigration law if he cannot prove himself a legal resident before "Black Tuesday," the day the new law goes into effect. Balbuena resorts to a green-card wedding in order to become legal and then faces the challenge of proving the authenticity of his marriage to a doubting and persistant immigration official. Credits: Luisito Marti, Raul Carbonell Hijo, Adalgisa Pantaleón, Carlota Carretero, Graciela Más. Notes: In Spanish with English subtitles.

Central America

PN1997.W3 S3 1986 Salvador / Cinema '85; a Greenberg Brothers partnership. Stamford, Ct. : Vestron Video, c1986. 1 videocassette (122 min.) Summary: Based on the true story of a veteran war photojournalist sent to El Salvador in 1980 to capture the bloodshed, brutality and injustices of the war on film. Credits: James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage. Director, Oliver Stone ; producers, Gerald Green and Oliver Stone ; screenplay, Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle ; music, Georges Delerue.

PN1995.9.F67 N595 1984 El Norte Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas. CBS/Fox, (141 min.) : In Spanish, with English subtitles. Cat. no. 6710. Credits: Zaide Silvia Gutierrez, David Villalpando, After the army destroys their village and family, a Maya brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA). After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling through Mexico, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants.

PN1995.9.F67 C37 1998 (DVD) Carla's song ; directed by Ken Loach. Publisher: New York : Fox Lorber Home Video, 1998, c1996. Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) Summary: George, a Glasgow bus driver risks his job by giving a free ride to a beautiful Nicaraguan woman with no money. From the moment he sees her, he becomes infatuated. He finds her a place to live and learns that her boyfriend has probably been killed by the Contras. George accompanies her to Nicaragua where he helps her come to terms with her past, and at the same time, discovers more about himself. Credits: Robert Carlyle, Oyanka Cabezas, Scott Glenn. Edited by Jonathan Morris ; sound by Ray Beckett. Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996. In English and Spanish with English subtitles.

South America

PN1995.9.F6787 D537 2005 Motorcycle Diaries 2005 (127 min.) DVD. Focus Films; produced by Michael Nozik, Edgard Tenenbaum, Karen Tenkhoff; screenplay by Jose Rivera; director, Walter Salles. Summary: An inspirational adventure, based on the true story of two young men whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery.

PN1995.9.F67 Q53 1984 Quilombo / um filme de Carlos Diegues,: New Yorker Video, c1991 (121 min.) : Portuguese language. Summary: In 17th century Brazil, groups of runaway black slaves escaped to mountainous jungle strongholds, where they formed self-governing communities known as quilombos. This film chronicles Palmares, the most famous of these "Black Eldorados" which flourished for several decades under the reign of the legendary chieftain Ganga Zumba.

PN1995.9.F67 S4 1991 Un Señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes A very old man with enormous wing[s] / El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficas, El Laboratorio de Poéticas Cinematográficas de Fernando Birri, Televisión Española, con el auspicio de la Fundación del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano presenten ; un film de Fernando Birri ; guión, Fernando Birri con la colaboración de Gabriel García Márquez ; dirección, Fernando Birri ; International Network Group. New York : Fox Lorber Home Video, c1991.1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in Summary: Amid the debris of a Columbian cyclone lands a man whose seemingly miraculous anatomy attracts the curious and devout from around the world. Silent and disheveled, this fantastical "creature" is housed in a chicken coop as onlookers wait for his heavenly message which turns out to be a very mixed blessing. Spanish with English subtitles. Based on a story by Gabriel García Márquez. Videocassette release of the 1988 film.

PQ7798.22.L5 D4 1995 De eso no se habla I don't want to talk about it / Maria Luisa Bemberg y Oscar Kramer (Argentina) y Aura Films S.R.L. (Italia) presentan un film de Maria Luisa Bemberg ; guion cinematografico de Maria Luisa Bemberg, Jorge Goldenberg ; producida por Oscar Kramer ; dirigida por Maria Luisa Bemberg ; es una co-produccion argentino-italiana entre Mojame S.A., Oscar Kramer S.A., Aura Films S.R.L. [Burbank, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1995] 1 videocassette (approx. 102 min.). Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might see that would lead her to think she is different (mother burns books such as "Snow White" and destroys lawn statues of gnomes). In short, she doesn't want to talk about it. The mother succeeds in creating a modern-day Rapunzel: Charlotte becomes an accomplished young woman who captures the heart of Ludovico. But then, the circus comes to town.

PN1995.9.F67 T5 1994 That man from Rio Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, 1994. 1 videocassette (114 min.) Summary: A French farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves steal an Amazon figurine from the Trocadéro and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a murdered man who possessed one of two other such figurines. Moments after her sweetheart, Adrien, an Army private with a week's leave, arrives in Paris to see her, Agnes too is kidnaped, drugged, and loaded on a plane to Rio. Adrien is in hot pursuit, and before he can rescue her (with the help of a shoeshine boy), foil the murderous thieves, and solve the riddle of the Maltecs, he must traverse Rio, Brasília, and the Amazon heartland... all before the end of his week's leave. French with English subtitles. Jean-Paul Belmondo, Francoise Dorleac, Jean Servais. Director, Philippe De Broca ;

PN1995.9.F67 P67 1995 Il Postino = The Postman [Calif.] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, 1995. 1 videocassette (108 min.). Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 --Drama. Comedy films--Italy. Summary: The postman, Mario, enlists the aid of the poet Pablo Neruda to conquer the heart of the beautiful Beatrice. Notes: Based on the novel Il postino di Neruda (original title: Ardiente paciencia) by Antonio Skarmeta. Credits: Philippe Noiret, Massimo Troisi, Maria Grazia Cucinotta. In Italian with English subtitles.

PN995.9.F67 A72 1990 Ardiente paciencia (Mit brennender Geduld) / un film de Antonio Skármeta ; guión y dirección, Antonio Skármeta ; jefe de producción, Henrique Espírito Santo ; una producción, Von Vietinghoff Filmproduktion ; en colaboración con Prole-Filme ; por encargo del ZDF. Publisher: [S.l.] : Video Chile, c1990. Summary: A teenager is in love with the local bar-owner's daughter in a Chilean village. In this village lives the Latin American poet, Pablo Neruda. The teenager enlists Neruda's help to win the girl. Credits: Oscar Castro, Roberto Parada, Marcela Osorio, Naldy Hernández. Camera, Joao Abel Aboim ; editing, Agape Dorstewitz ; script, Ulla Ziemann ; chief editor, Christoph Holch ; music, Roberto Lecaros. Notes: Based on the book of the same title by Antonio Skármeta. Originally issued as a motion picture in 1983. Language Note: In Spanish.

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Brazil

Bye bye Brasil = Bye bye Brazil / Carnaval Film. [s.l.] : Fox Lorber Home Video, c1980. 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.. Director: Carlos Diegues Summary: Film follows a troupe of carnival-type entertainers in a land caught up in an avalanche of social change. Portuguese dialogue, English subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 Q53 1991 Quilombo / escrito e dirigido por Carlos Diegues. New York : New Yorker Video, c1991. 1 videocassette (VHS) (121 min.) Summary: In 17th century Brazil, groups of runaway black slaves escaped to mountainous jungle strongholds, where they formed self-governing communities known as quilombos. This film chronicles Palmares, the most famous of these "Black Eldorados" which flourished for several decades under the reign of the legendary chieftain Ganga Zumba. Notes: 1984 film. Portuguese dialogue, with English subtitles.

A Hora da estrela = The hour of the star / Raiz Producoes Cinematograficas ; direcao de producao, Eliane Bandeira ; roteiro, Suzana Amaral, Alfredo Oroz ; direcao, Suzana Amaral. NY: Kino on Video, 87. 1 videocassette (96 min.). Summary: A young woman in search of success moves from Brazil's arid Northeast to the teeming city of São Paulo, where only her fantasies can make the poverty she finds bearable. Notes: Portuguese dialogue, English subtitles. Based on: A hora da estrela / Clarice Lispector. Originally produced as motion picture in 1986. (Brazil).

PN1995.9.F6714 O744 1999 Black Orpheus 1999 (107 min.) VHS. Co-production franco-italienne, Dispatfilm, Gemma Cinematografica avec la participation de Tupan Filmes LTDA ; un film de Marcel Camus.

PN1995.9.F6718 C468 1999 Central Station 1999 (106 min.) DVD. Produced by Arthur Cohn and Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre ; directed by Walter Salles. Summary: When a young boy witnesses his mother’s accidental death, a lonely, retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing.

PN1995.9.F6714 C533 2003 City of God 2003 (130 min.) DVD. Producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro and Maurício Andrade Ramos; a Fernando Meirelles film. Summary: The world’s most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro’s City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. The true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out.


PN1995.9.F6777 C53 2006 City of Men 2006 (570 min.) DVD. Summary: The city is a shantytown located on one of the many mountains of Rio de Janeiro. The men are two 13-year-old kids, Ralanjinha and Acerola. The television program mixes humor and reality to explore life in the favelas and through the eyes of two best friends growing up in one of the most volatile communities in the world.

PN1995.9.F6714 A425 2003 Mango Yellow 2003 (100 min.) VHS. Produced by Claudio Assis and Paulo Sacramento; written by Hilton Lacerda; directed by Claudio Assis. Summary: Mango Yellow describes the experiences of a small group of people, a waiter, a gay chef, a butcher, and his Evangelical wife, as they pursue romantic encounters and unfilled dreams and illusions around the coastal Brazilian city of Recife.

PN1995.9.F67 C656 1995 Como era gostoso o meu francês 1995 (80 min.) VHS. Summary: In the coastal wilds of 16th century Brazil, a French soldier is captured by a tribe of man-eating Indians.


PN1995.9.F67 X5 1993 Xica 1993 (109 min.) VHS. Director, Carlos Diegues; producer, Jarbas Barbosa. Summary: A diamond rush in the 1700s transformed Brazil’s interior into a place of wealth and excess. In this unrestrained atmosphere, the slave Xica used her iron will and her sexual talent to seduce her way into becoming the unofficial Empress of Brazil. This outrageous comedy is a festive exercise in Brazilian baroque.

Argentina

PN1997.T5 K5 1986 Kiss of the spider woman / H.B. Filmes, Ltda. ; written by Leonard Schrader ; produced by David Weisman ; Puig, Manuel. Beso de la mujer araña. With Hurt, William; Julia, Raul; Braga, Sonia; Babenco, Hector. HB Filmes. Charter Ent. directed by Hector Babenco. Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Charter Entertainment, c1986. 1 videocassette (VHS) (119 min.). Summary: In a prison cell somewhere in Latin America, Molina and Valentin have only one thing in common-- they are both victims of society. This is the complex story of the relationship that develops between two men with radically different perspectives on life. Based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Puig, originally published in Spanish: El beso de la mujer araña

F2849.P37 E9 1997 Evita Hollywood Pictures ; a Cinergi/Robert Stigwood/Dirty Hands production ; lyrics by Tim Rice ; music by Andrew Lloyd Webber ; screenplay by Alan Parker and Oliver Stone ; produced by Robert Stigwood, Alan Parker, and Andrew G. Vajna ; directed by Alan Parker. [California?] : Hollywood Pictures Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1997?] 1 videocassette (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

PQ7798.29.O596 N6 1988 No habra mas penas ni olvido = Funny dirty little war. Los Angeles, Calif. : Media Home Entertainment, Inc., c1988. 1 videocassette (80 min.) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Petty rivalries erupt into a local civil war in this satire of political and human follies A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ranging from the town drunk to young peronists to help hold his post. What follows is a slapstick war with a serious message. Notes: In Spanish with English subtitles. Based on the novel by Osvaldo Soriano. Originally released as a motion picture in 1983 by Aries Cinematografica Argentina.

PN1995.9.F67 H57 1986 La historia oficial = The official story / Almi Pictures. Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Pacific Arts Video, c1986.1 videocassette (VHS) (112 min.). Summary: The wife of a businessman finds herself face to face with terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen. Hector Alterio, Norma Aleandro. Director, Luis Puenzo ; screenplay, Luis Puenzo, Aida Bortnik.

PN1995.9.F67 N62 1986 La Noche de los lapices = Night of the pencils. [S.l.] : Aries Cinematogrbafica Argentina, c1986. Videocassette (99min.). Youth--Argentina--Political activity. Political persecution--Argentina. Notes: In Spanish.

Latino

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1996 Nueba Yol (a funny way to say New York) : plus "Short subjects" Cigua Films presenta en asociacion con D'Pelicula. Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.). Balbuena, from the Dominican Republic, decides to immigrate to New York to make money. Director-writer-producer, Angel Muñiz ; Music, Pengbian Sang Ben. Short film is documentary on the filming of Nueba Yol, featuring Angel Muñiz and Luisito Marti. Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1997 Nueba Yol III : bajo la nueva ley/ Nueba Yol 3 : under the new law / Cigua Films & D' Cine ; RTVD ; Angel Muñiz. Description: 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Balbuena, an illegal immigrant living in New York City, faces deportation under a new immigration law if he cannot prove himself a legal resident before "Black Tuesday," the day the new law goes into effect. Balbuena resorts to a green-card wedding in order to become legal and then faces the challenge of proving the authenticity of his marriage to a doubting and persistant immigration official. Credits: Luisito Marti, Raul Carbonell Hijo, Adalgisa Pantaleón, Carlota Carretero, Graciela Más. Notes: In Spanish with English subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 C58 2000 La ciudad/The city / North Star Films; written, directed and edited by David Riker ; Publisher: New York : New Yorker Video [2000], c1998. (88 min.) : b&w Summary: Tells four stories about recent immigrants from Mexico and Central America to New York City: a group of day-laborers scavenging for bricks; two teenagers from the same hometown who meet and fall in love; a homeless father who tries to enroll his daughter in school; and a garment worker who seeks justice in the sweatshops. Originally released as a motion picture in 1998. In Spanish and English with English subtitles.

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Music, Dance, Religion

Afro American

F2551.S139 B33 1988 Bahia, Africa in the Americas produced , written and translated by Geovanni Brewer. guide: Berkeley, CA. : University of California, Extension Media Center, 1988. 1 videocassette (58 min.) :

BL2530.H3 V66 1988 Voodoo and the church in Haiti / Nine Morning Productions ; produced by Andrea E. Leland, Bob Richards ; written by Andrea E. Leland ; directed by Bob Richards. Berkeley, CA : University of California, Extension Media Center, c1988. 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Voodooism--Haiti. Voodooism--Relations--Haiti--Catholic Church. Summary: History and influence of Voodoo in Haiti.

BL2530.H3 D47 1986 Divine horsemen the living gods of Haiti. New York, N.Y. : Mystic Fire Video, [1986], c1985. 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 I

BL3532.S3 V6 1993 Voices of the Orishas [ Berkeley, CA : The Center, c1993. Description: (37 min.) : Subject(s): Santeria--Cuba--Havana. Yoruba (African people)--Religion. Blacks--Cuba--Religion. Summary: This is an ethnographic documentary which demonstrates the survival and strength of the Yoruba cultural and religious heritage in the contemporary life of Caribbean African-Hispanics. The program was filmed in Havana among practicioners of Santeria, and documents a ritual ceremony that features dancing, singing, praying and drum beating, invoking the twenty-two Orishas, or deities of the Yoruba religion.

F1789.A1 P7 1995 La Promesa an independent production by Julio Ramos ... [et al.]. Publisher: Milwaukee : Center for Latin America, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1995. VHS (26 min.) .Summary: Examines devotion in Cuba to San Lazaro (Babalu-Aye) at Rincon, where pilgrims perform acts of mortification as a "promise" to the deity for favors desired. Rincon is the site of a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to God in the name of San Lazaro (Saint Lazarus of Bethany). Local identification of the name Lazarus (Lazaro) with the beggar character from a parable in the New Testament and the similarity between that character and the image of the Yoruban deity Babalu-Aye, have blended to create a local deity. The shrine at Rincon is considered by the followers of San Lazaro/Babalu-Aye to be the house of their deity, a situation which causes difficulty for the Roman Catholic community present there. Film shows documentary footage of some of the practices associated with this cult and reveals some of the social problems which seem to fuel the desperation of these acts. Credits: Interviewers, Adriana Orejuelos, Julio Ramos. Cameras, Santiago Yanes, Juan Diego, Ricardo Miranda ; coordinating producer at UWM, John B. Gray. Notes: Spanish with English subtitles. Videocassette release of a film made in December 1993. LC Subject(s): Babalu-Aye (Yoruba deity)--Cult--Cuba. Shrines--Cuba--Rincon. Cults--Cuba. Cuba--Religion--20th century. Cuba--Social conditions--1959- Cuba--Social life and customs--1959-.

BL2590.B7.M67 1988. Mother of the waters Examines the cult of Yemanja, Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea, in Salvador, Bahia. Inspired by Judith Gleason. Portuguese with English subtitles. 30 minutes. LC Subjects: Cults--Brazil; Feature Films; Salvador (Brazil)--Social life & customs.

GT4229.T7 M37 1989 Mas fever : inside Trinidad carnival/ presented by Glenn Micallef and Larry Johnson; produced and directed by Glenn Micallef; photography/edit, Larry Johnson. [Portland, OR : Filmsound], c1989. 1 videocassette (55 min.) Summary: Each year just before Lent, the people of Trinidad and Tobago pay homage to life in a spectacular display of West Indian culture and creativity. Preparations begin early in the season and reach a frantic pace on the eve of Carnival. Mas Fever goes behind the scenes for an insider's look at the people and events of this lavish festival.

ML3556 .R46 1984 Repercussions a celebration of African-American music / directed by Geoffrey Haydon and Dennis Marks ; a Third Eye Production from RM Arts and Channel Four. Chicago, Ill. : Home Vision, c1984. 4 videocassettes (VHS) (420 min.)

CD M1627 .A35 1992 Llerenas, Eduardo. Africa en America [sound recording] : musica de 19 paises = Africa in America : music from 19 countries.Condesa, Mexico : Corason ; Distribution USA: Cambridge, Ma. : Rounder Records, p1992. Principally field recordings, compiled by Eduardo Llerenas. Sound Recording 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Various languages. Recording history Principally recorded 1976-1992.

Puerto Rico & Caribbean

ML3475 .S23 1979 Salsa : Latin music of New York and Puerto Rico / [Harcourt Films]. Series: Beats of the heart [Newton, N.J.] : Shanachie Records, [1988?], c1979. 1 videocassette : Summary: Captures Latin music in all its joy, vitality and improvisational brilliance from the barrios of New York City to the roots-culture of the Caribbean. English and Spanish, with subtitles for Spanish lyrics. Credits Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Reuben Blades, Charlie Palmieri, Ray Barretto.

GV1786.G37 G37 1995 Garth Fagan's Griot New York [videorecording] / a Thirteen/WNET production in association with Sony Classical Film & Video; Series: Dance in America New York : Sony Classical Film & Video, c1995. 1 videocassette (85 min.) :. + program notes. Summary: Following brief interviews with Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis, the program includes a complete performance of Griot New York. The concept of a griot, a West African storyteller who keeps the cultural heritage of a people alive, is used to depict the non-European culture of New York City, and particularly the African and Caribbean backgrounds of some of its residents. Notes: Program notes by Jamake Highwater. Interviewees, Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis; performers, Garth Fagan Dance (Norwood Pennewell, Natalie Rogers, featured dancers) and Wynton Marsalis Septet.

PN1992.8.M87.N6 1993. Not MTV: music videos w/ a message: my sin is loving you. Panama/Brazil--Music video, Songs & music. Hispanic American women--Fiction. Two 28 minute programs, 1 cassette. VHS

ML3475 .R66 1997 Roots of rhythm; st. Other Publisher: New York : New Video Group, c1997. Description: 3 videocassettes (ca. 180 min.) Summary: Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (program 3). Contents: [pt. 1] Across the ocean -- [pt. 2] The fiery romance -- [pt. 3] To the top of the charts. Notes: Originally produced in 1989 with title: Routes of rhythm, and shown on PBS television.Presenter: Harry Belafonte.

F2169 .C366 1991 Caribbean eye / a UNESCO/Banyan project ; presented by Ken Corsbie ; produced & directed by Tony Hall, Christopher Laird, Bruce Paddington. Publisher: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago : Banyan ; Worthing, Barbados : (390 min.) : LC Subject(s): Caribbean Area--Civilization. Caribbean Area--Social life and customs. Summary: "13 made-for-t.v. programmes on the cultures of the Caribbean"--External container. : 1. Community celebrations 2. Indigenous survivors 3. Musique antillean 4. Pan Caribbean 5. Dramatic actions 6. Talk and more talk 7. Independent voices 8. Women in action 9. Caribbean carnivals 10. Visionaries 11. Games we play 12. Soca, soul to sale 13. Film Caribbean.

E184.P85 O6 1993 Once upon a time in the Bronx by Alfredo Bejar ; directed by Ela Troyano. Publisher: 1993. Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) Summary: An experimental anti-documentary on rap. Explores the relationship between two Puerto Rican rappers including their view of Puerto Rico and life in the United States. Credits: Puerto Rock and The Krazy Taino. Notes: "Latin Empire-Puerto Rock and the Krazy Taino."

E184.C27 C454 2004 Celebration 2004 (30 min.) DVD. Produced and directed by Karen Kramer. Summary: Portrays the color, music, and pride of Carnival in America’s largest Caribbean community, which has become an annual event in New York. This film captures the thoughts and feelings of expatriate West Indians, as they are interviewed during preparations leading up to the Carnival.

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South American

ML199 M87 Music Latin America. [North Hollywood, Calif.] : Hollywood Select Video, [198-?]. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Folklore video that claims that the principal influences on Latin American music were Indian. Apparently, no mention of Afro-American influence.

F3021.J5 Y5 1990 The Yidishe gauchos / written, directed, videotaped & edited by Mark Freeman ; produced in association with the Fundación Cinemateca Argentina in cooperation with the Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum by Fine Line Productions. New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1990], (28 min.) :col. with b&w sequences. Summary: This documentary tells of Jews escaping persecution and pogroms in Eastern Europe in the late nineteenth century to settle the Pampas of Argentina. Includes oral histories, archival footage, and interviews with scholars. Credits: Eli Wallach. Notes: In English; interviews in Spanish have English subtitles. Title on label on cassette: Yiddische gauchos.

ML3575.B73B5 1990 Spirit of Samba/The Black Music of Brazil, Harcourt Films, Jeremy Marre. Series: Beats of the Heart, Shanachie, c. 1982. 50 min. Street tour of Brazil from ghettos to Samba schools with the many styles of music of the country including Samba, bossa nova, and others. Brazilian stars are shown in performance and conversation.

ML410.J62 A57 1995 Antonio Carlos Jobim : an all-star tribute / Amaya/Videofilms ; producers, Beth Pessoa, Maria Carlota Fernandes ; director, Walter Salles, Jr. New York : View Video, 1995, 1994. (60 min.) : LC Subject(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos. Bossa Nova All Stars. Jazz. Music. Summary: From Brazil comes this musical tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994), co-founder and leading composer of the Bossa Nova. Notes: "1349" hi-fi stereo. Credits: Herbie Hancock ; Shirley Horn ; Joe Henderson ; Gonzalo Rubalcaba; Jon Hendricks ; Gal Costa ; Antonio Carlos ("Tom") Jobim.

M1685.C618 S56 1990 Shotguns and accordions music of the marijuana growing regions of Colombia / produced and directed by Jeremy Marre. [Newton, NJ?] : Shanachie, p1990, c1983. 1 videocassette : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

GV1796.T3 T36 1994 Tango our dance = baile nuestro / Summary: The sensuality and stylized rituals adored by the inhabitants of Buenos Aires are captured in the complex art form of the tango. Jorge Zanada, the director, spent years researching the unique role of the tango in the national landscape, exploring the machismo and passion that feed the dance. In Spanish with English subtitles. Release of a film made in Argentina 1985-1987.

M1627 .A73 1982 Argentinisima Media Home Entertainment, c1982- LC Subject(s): National music--Argentina. Music. Latin America. Summary: An imaginary journey, alternating between fiction and reality, for bringing out the diverse regional expressions of the national music of Argentina. Notes: In Spanish. On videocassette no. 1: Credits: Atahualpa Yupanqui, Mercedes Sosa, Eduardo Falu, Ariel Ramirez, Los Chalchaleros, Jamie [sic] Torres. Fernando Ayala, Hector Olivera. Photography, Victor Hugo Caula; music, Oscar Cardozo Ocampo.

F2230.1.R3 M87 1989 The music of the devil, the music of the bear, the music of the condor Spirits of the Andes, parts I and II / TSI Video Productions with Skater Keemi Films. [New York] : The Cinema Guild, c1989.

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Mexican & Mexican-American

F219.8.O56 M8 1991 Mujeria : the Olmeca rap". Mujeria : primitive and proud. [S.l.] : Royal Eagle Bear Productions ; New York : Women Make Movies, c1991-1992 1 videocassette (20 min.). Presents the Olmeca rap music and describes the stone sculptures of American Indians. Gives a description of Olmeca Indians, Olmeca women, and their mother culture from a lesbian viewpoint. Animation and rap lyrics, producer, writer, director, Osa Hidalgo-de la Riva ; vocal rap performance, Marina Lolita Kirk ; audio design and sound mix, Pablo Lynch ; artistic director, Lola de la Riva.

ML3481 .T49 1990 Tex-Mex : music of the Texas Mexican borderlands / Harcourt Films ; produced and directed by Jeremy Marre. : Series: Beats of the heart [Newton, NJ?] : Shanachie c1990. 1 videocassette. LC Subject(s): Mexican Americans--Music. Mexican Americans--Texas--Music. Summary: Tex-Mex music is an exuberant style with a Mexican soul and a rock'n'roll heart. It combines styles of corrida, norteno and others, is full of joy and energy, but carries significance through its lyrics about social problems. Flaco Jimenez, Lydia Mendoza, Frank Rodarte, Little Joe Hernandez and many others are shown in performance and conversation. Originally produced in 1982.

F395.M5 C458 1994 Chulas fronteras and Del mero corazon Brazos Films. Madera, Calif. : Madera CineVideo [distributor], 1994, c1976. 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Two documentaries about Mexican-Americans in southern Texas. "Chulas fronteras" features their music and culture, showing food preparation, family life, dances, fieldwork, and other social activities. "Del mero corazon" explores the Mexican-American Norteña music tradition, showing various performers in dancehalls and cantinas. Release of the 1976 docs. In Spanish.

F1543.2 .C46 1996 Central America Costa Rica / created by Jean-François Arrou-Vinod ; producer, Josy Dubie. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1996. 1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. The topics of economic development, education, and self-help are featured in this program. We see how the country uses coffee and banana exports to propel itself forward as a developing nation; how and why it chose educating its people over building an army; and how it remains a peaceful democratic anomaly in Latin America"--Container label. Notes: "Azimuths is made by the Information Department of the United Nations Development Programme." Credits: Narration, William Jackson. Editor, Josy Dubie ; research, Toni Salamone.

ML3930.B58 R4 1985 The Return of Ruben Blades Producer, director, editor, Robert Mugge ; executive producers, Andy Park, Mike Bolland. [S.l.] : Mug-Shot Productions (for Film Four International), c1985. 1 videocassette (VHS) (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

GV1743 .J8 1990 The JVC video anthology of world music and dance: the Americas / producer, ICHIKAWA Katsumori (JVC). vol. 27-28. Tokyo : JVC, Victor Company of Japan [production company], 1988 ; Cambridge, MA : Rounder Records [distributor], 2 videocassettes (111 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (70 p. : 1 map ; 19 cm.) Indians of North America--Music. Indians of South America--Music. Folk music--Mexico. Folk music--Cuba. Folk music--Bolivia. Folk music--Argentina. Volume 5 & 6:: Central and South America, Vol. 5. Volume 3 & 4: The Caribbean

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Art & Art History

ND259.R5 F7 1986 The Frescoes of Diego Rivera presented by The Founders Society, The Detroit Institute of Arts ... [et al.] ; produced by Michael Camerini Inc. and Francis Thompson Inc. in collaboration with Stanton L. Catlin for The Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition-- Diego Rivera, a retrospective ; produced and directed by Michael Camerini. [S.l.] : Home Vision [distributor], c1986. 1 videocassette (35 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. ND259.K33 F7 1983 Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) RM Arts ; [produced by] Eila Hershon, Roberto Guerra, and Wibke Von Bonin. [Chicago, IL] : Home Vision, c1983. 1 videocassette (62 min.).

N6538.H58 L3 1995 Latino artists [videorecording] : pushing the boundaries. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, c1995. 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Hispanic American arts--United States. Mexican American artists--California--Los Angeles--Interviews. Poets, Puerto Rican--New York (State)--New York. Summary: The first segment of the program, "Poets' cafe," visits the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe on the lower east side of Manhattan. Poets Ed Morales, Carmen Bardequez, Willie Perdamo, Pedro Pietri and Miguel Pi~nero read from their works. The second segment, "ASCO," describes the development of the 1970's Los Angeles visual arts/performance group of that name (Spanish for nausea) through interviews with its four members: Harry Gamboa, Patssi Valdez, Gronk and Willie Herron. Videocassette release of two 1994 segments from the PBS television series Heritage produced by KLRN, San Antonio.

NX504 .C68 1993 The couple in the cage a Guatinaui odyssey / Authentic Documentary Productions ; directed and produced by Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia. Chicago ; (31 min.) : LC Subject(s): Indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples--In art. Museum attendance. Performance art. Video art. Summary: Color sequences of the display in various museums of performance artists portraying an aboriginal couple from Gautinau, a fictional island off the coast of Mexico, are contrasted with archival footage and still photographs showing various occasions when indigenous persons were put on public display at circuses, sideshows and the like. Emphasis is placed on the response of the people viewing the Gautinaui couple. Notes: Sponsored by: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Randolph Street Gallery; co-sponsored by Wexner Center for the Arts, the Ohio State University; funded by Illinois Humanities Council and New York State Council on the Arts.

N6555 .A77 1990 Art and revolution-- Mexico Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1990. (60 min.) LC Subject(s): Art, Modern--Themes, motives. Art. Mexico. Summary: Shows how history and art have been brought together in Mexico by such painters as Rivera and Siqueiros. Demonstrates that plastic art is the shared possession of all social and educational levels in Mexico.

F1234 .A78 1995 Artistic legacy of the Mexican Revolution 1995 (30 min.) VHS. A production of KLRN San Antonio; Alamo Public Telecommunications Council. Summary: An overview of the Mexican Revolution and its impact on the culture of the Mexican American community.

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Literature

PQ7797.B635 Z6 The inner world of Jorge Luis Borges. Other Title: Inner life of J. L. Borges Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, [197-?] 1 videocassette (VHS)(30 min.). Summary: Explores the private world of the Latin American writer, Jorge Luis Borges, as he revisits and talks about the places and books that influenced his writing. Discusses the violence and surrealism found in his works.

PS3553.I78 A6 1999 Sandra Cisneros / Lannan Foundation ; directed by Dan Griggs. Lannan literary series Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1999. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 mins.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on October 8, 1996.

PQ7797.C7145 A5 1983 Cortázar, Julio. Modelos para desarmar Hanover, N.H. : Ediciones del Norte, 1983. 1 videocassette (VHS) (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 transcript Argentine writer Julio Cortazar reads from several of his works. In a candid interview with Saul Sosnowski, Cortazar talks about his life and work.

E169.12 .M69 1989 v.16 Carlos Fuentes a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. produced and directed by Elena Manners Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, c1989. 1 videocassette (28 min.)

PQ7297.F797 Z6 1989 Carlos Fuentes the Lannan Foundation in association with Metropolitan Pictures and EZTV ; produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr. Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1989. 1 videocassette (VHS) (66 min.) :

PQ7297.F793 Z8 1983 Estos fueron los palacios / [entrevista con] Carlos Fuentes. Series: Espejo de escritores Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Ediciones del Norte, 1983. 1 videocassette (VHS) (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. In an interview with Silvia Fuentes, Carlos Fuentes talks about his life and work, and reads from his works.

PQ8520.17.A4 Z47 1995 Eduardo Galeano the Lannan Foundation ; directed by Dan Griggs. Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1995. 1 videocassette (VHS) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. nterview by Michael Silverblatt Recording history Reading took place on May 23, 1995 in Los Angeles.

PS3553.R8 A6 1989 Victor Hernandez Cruz / the Lannan Foundation in association with Metropolitan Pictures and EZTV ; produced and directed by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr. Lannan literary series Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1989. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 inch. Summary: "Victor Hernandez Cruz, twice the World Heavyweight Poetry Champion, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from Rhythm, content and flavor and Red beans. He talks to students at Harvard School and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container. Reading recorded April 17, 1989.

PQ8180.17.A73 Z6 1981 La Magia de lo real, Gabriel Garcia Marquez ; produccion, direccion y guion, Ana Cristina Navarro ; productor ejecutivo, Harold Mantell ; montaje, Arshes Anasal August Films. Films for the Humanities, c1981. VHS (ca. 60 min.) Summary: Film essay on the works of Garcia Marquez and the source of his characters, the people of Colombia. Includes an interview with the author. Credits: P.E. Woodford. Notes: In Spanish.

PQ8097.N4 Z97 1980z Yo soy Pablo Neruda produced by Harold Mantell, inc. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, [198-?]. 1 videocassette (VHS)(ca. 30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. Summary: Examines the career and literary output of Pablo Neruda, who made his home at Isla Negra on the coast of Chile. Includes views of Neruda reading his poems in the locales which inspired them. English/Spanish subtitles

PQ7297.P285 A6 1989 Octavio Paz /the Lannan Foundation in association with Metropolitan Pictures and EZTV ; produced and directed by Lewis MacAdams & John Dorr. Lannan literary series Los Angeles: The Foundation, 1 videocassette (60 min.) Summary: Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container. Readings in Spanish with English subtitles.

NE546.P6 J6 1983 Jose Guadalupe Posada [videorecording] / Films for the Humanities ; producer and director, Emilio Larrosa. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1983. 1 videocassette : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

PS3568.O34879 A6 1993 Luis J. Rodriguez/ the Lannan Foundation ; directed by Dan Griggs. Series: Lannan literary series Publisher: Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1993. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 inch. Summary: "Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, journalist and publisher who grew up in Watts and East Los Angeles. His writings give voice and dignity to those whose lives are scarred by violence, racism and poverty. He reads from his books of poetry, The Concrete River and Poems Across the Pavement, and from his memoirs, Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. He read on Dec. 8, 1992, in Los Angeles and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.

PS3569.A468 A6 1990 Sonia Sanchez / the Lannan Foundation in association with Metropolitan Pictures and EZTV ; produced and directed by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr. Lnnan literary series Los Angeles : The Foundation, c1990. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 inch. Afro-American women poets--Interviews. Afro-American poets--Interviews. Summary: Sonia Sanchez, poet, teacher, and activist, reads from her books of poetry, talks to students at Georgetown University, and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams.

PQ8498.32.A86 M3 1984 Maestro de las voces : Hanover, N.H. : Ediciones del Norte, 1984. Series: Espejo de escritores (VHS) (55 min.) : has transcript. Summary: Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa reads from his works 'La guerra del fin del mundo' and 'La casa verde' and is interviewed by Jose Miguel Oviedo. Credits: Producers, Robert Warren, P.J. Chvany.

N6537.V4 P3 Pablita Velarde: an artist and her people. [Washington, DC] : U.S. Natil Park Service, [198-]. 1 cassette (22 min.) Summary: Documentary on the life of Pablita Velarde, a Santa Clara artist. The artist comments on the content of her work which emphasizes the culture of the Pueblo Indians

E169.12 .M69 1989 vol.34 Derek Walcott 1989 (29 min.) VHS. Produced and directed by Catherine Tatge. Summary: Bill Moyers interviews Caribbean poet and teacher Derek Walcott who discusses the language of poetry, the language of politics, and the story of Robinson Crusoe as metaphor.

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Women, Gender & Society

HQ1460.5 .W658 1997 Women of Latin America [videorecording] / original idea and script, Carmen Sarmiento ; director, Carmen Sarmiento ; produced by Video Spots and Associates, SA in association with Spanish Television.; Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1997. 13 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Women--Latin America--Social conditions, Political activity; Hispanic American women. Summary: This series looks at Latin America through its women. Some of them transport drugs across borders, fight in rebel armies, bear children in poverty, search for sons and daughters who have vanished during political oppression, and generally bear the burden of living a third-world existence. Other women, teachers, engineers, deputies, ministers and even a president, contribute their stories. But it also shows the struggle against great odds to survive racial and class discrimination, revolution, political injustice and chronic economic instability. Notes: In English and Spanish. Orig. 1992 production, Spanish. Video Subjects:
1) Bolivia coca food of the poor ; 2) Brazil priests samba dancers and mulattos ; 3) Chile the drama of hope; 4) Cuba the children of Fidel; 5) Dominicanas; 6) Guatemala silenced; 7) Mexico rebellion of the Llorona; 8) Ecuador the Indian women; 9) Nicaragua red to violet; 10) Peru rage of hunger; 11) Puerto Rico paradise invaded; 12) To be a mother in Latin Americas 13) Venezuela the 21st century to prehistory

HQ1460.5 .S56 1977 Simplemente Jenny produced by International Women's Film Project ; director, Helena Solberg Ladd. [s.l.] : Cinema Guild, c1977. 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.\ Documentary on condition of women in Latin America. Notes: English narration, Spanish dialogue with English subtitles or oral translation. Credits: Photography, Affonso Beato; editor, Christine Burrill; narrator, Dana Patton.

HQ1075.5.M6 I4 1988 I know all three conozco a las tres. New York : Women Make Movies, 1988. 1 videocassette (52 min.) (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: This narrative follows the friendship of a trio of Latin American women and explores the constraints placed upon their roles in relationships with men in Mexican society.

PN1995.9.F67M36 1982 A Man when he is a man New York: Women Make Movies, 66 min. Set in Costa Rica, illuminates the social climate and cultural traditions which nurture "machismo" and allow the domination of women to flourish in Latin America.

PN 1995.9.F67 N69 1993. Novia que te vea [Bride to be]. Mexico: Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía. Two young Jewish Women Growing up amid the social turmoil of 1960s Mexico follow their separate paths toward marriage in defiance of tradition and their families' expectations. Based on the novel by Rosa Nissán. (114 minu)

HQ743 .C44 1986 Celebracion del matrimonio producer and director, Margaret Hixon. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, Extension Media Center, 1986. l videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + guide.

F219.8.O56 M8 1991 Mujeria : the Olmeca rap". Mujeria : primitive and proud. [S.l.] : Royal Eagle Bear Productions ; New York : Women Make Movies, c1991-1992 1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Presents the Olmeca rap music and describes the stone sculptures of American Indians. Gives a description of Olmeca Indians, Olmeca women, and their mother culture from a lesbian viewpoint. Animation and rap lyrics, producer, writer, director, Osa Hidalgo-de la Riva ; vocal rap performance, Marina Lolita Kirk ; audio design and sound mix, Pablo Lynch ; artistic director, Lola de la Riva.

HQ1123 .W65 pt.6 The highest ranking women in the UN / CUNY-TV ; executive producer, Robert Isaacson ; producer, Doris Bergman ; director, Adam Walker. Series: Women to women New York : City University of New York, c1996. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Green, Rosario. (A Mexican) Horowitz, Frances Degen. Summary: Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Rosario Green, talks about her life and role as U.N. Coordinator of Women's Issues.

E184.S75 S7 1993 The Status of Latina women / Alamo Public Telecommunications Council ; KLRN, San Antonio. Series: Heritage (Princeton, N.J.) Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1993. 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Hispanic American women--Social conditions. Hispanic American women--History. Hispanic American families. Summary: Program looks at the differences betwen the U.S. Latina and her Latin American and American counterparts. Examines how Latino men regard successful Latina women, and the myths and mystique of machismo.

F2849 .M32 1985 Las Madres: the mothers of Plaza de Mayo. San Francisco, Calif. : Monaco Video, [1985] Description:1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Mothers describe how they demonstrated at the Plaza de Mayo to bring attention to the kidnapping of their children by the Argentine government. In Spanish and French.

HV6322.3.A7 N55 1990 Niños desaparecidos= Missing children / Producciones América Latina ; dirección, Estela Bravo ; producción, Patricia Boero. [New York] : Cinema Guild, [199-?] (24 min.) : col. with b&w sequences . Summary: The video profiles the work of the Plaza de Mayo Grandmothers Association, which has a weekly vigil in the Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires,Argentina to protest the "disappearances" of Children and grandchildren during the dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983. Notes: Spanish dialog with English subtitles.

F1488.52 .E56 1986 Enough crying of tears : the story of the Comadres of El Salvador / S.A. Productions ; produced by Catherine Russo ; directed by Catherine Russo [and] Jack Fahey. Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, c1986. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Stories from the mothers of El Salvador that there is no improvement in human rights since Duarte's election and that policies of terror continue.

PN1995.9.F67 M36 1982 A Man, when he is a man / directed by Valeria Sarmiento. Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, 1982. (VHS) (66 min.) : LC Subject(s): Feature films. Motion pictures--Chile. Women--Costa Rica--History. Women--Latin America. Summary: Set in Costa Rica, illuminates the social climate and cultural traditions which nurture "machismo" and allow the domination of women to flourish in Latin America. Notes: Spanish dialogue, English subtitles.

F1760 .M38 1984 Mauvaise conduite / Improper conduct / un film de Nestor Almendros, Orlando Jimenez Leal. Publisher: New York : Cinevista Video, c1984. VHS (110 min.) : col. with b&w sequences.;Summary: Interviews with exiled Cuban intellectuals and homosexuals, repressed and persecuted during moral purges of the Castro regime. Credits: Michel Dumoulin. Directed by Nestor Almendros, Orlando Jimenez Leal. Notes: Spanish and French dialogue, English subtitles. LC Subject(s): Documentary television programs--Cuba.

F2169 .C366 1991 Caribbean eye / a UNESCO/Banyan project ; presented by Ken Corsbie ; produced & directed by Tony Hall, Christopher Laird, Bruce Paddington. Publisher: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago : Banyan ; Worthing, Barbados : (390 min.) : LC Subject(s): Caribbean Area--Civilization. Caribbean Area--Social life and customs. Summary: "13 made-for-t.v. programmes on the cultures of the Caribbean"--External container. : 8. Women in action 9. Caribbean carnivals

PN1995.9.F67 M34 1985 La malquerida/ Francisco de P. Cabrera. Publisher: [S.l.] : Isela Vega Video ; Knoxville, TN : World Video [distributor], c1985. (VHS) (88 min.) b&w . Credits: Dolores Del Rio, Pedro Armendariz, Columba Dominguez, Roberto Canedo. Producer, Francisco de P. Cabrera; director, Emilio Fernandez. Notes: Videocassette reissue of the 1949 film. Based on Jacinto Benevente's novel of the same title.(Mexico)

RG138 .O64 2006 Operación 1982 (54 min.) DVD. Dirección y producción, Ana Maria Garcia ; co-producción, Latin American Film Project. Summary: Examines the controversial use of female sterilization as a means of population control in Puerto Rico, which has the highest incidence of sterilization in the world.

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Latino/a; Chicano/a

E169.12 .M69 1994 vol.6 Challenging Hispanic stereotypes: Arturo Madrid a production of Public Affairs Television. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1994. 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. E184.M5 C5 1989 Chicana a film by Sylvia Morales. New York : Women Make Movies, 1989. 1 videocassette (23 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/

HQ743 .C44 1986 Celebracion del matrimonio producer and director, Margaret Hixon. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California, Extension Media Center, 1986. l videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + guide.

F395.M5 C458 1994 Chulas fronteras and Del mero corazon Brazos Films. Madera, Calif. : Madera CineVideo [distributor], 1994, c1976. 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Two documentaries about Mexican-Americans in southern Texas. "Chulas fronteras" features their music and culture, showing food preparation, family life, dances, fieldwork, and other social activities. "Del mero corazon" explores the Mexican-American Norteña music tradition, showing various performers in dancehalls and cantinas. Release of the 1976 docs. In Spanish.

HD8073.C52 C6 1983 El corrido de Juan Chacon produced and directed by Beverly Sanchez-Padilla ; lyrics by Luis Quinones ; music performed by Curro and Chayo Champion. [Texas] : Indigena Productions ; New York : distributed in the United States by Latin American Video Archives, c1983. 1 videocassette (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Music-documentary video paying homage to Juan Chacon, a Mexican American civil rights leader.

E184.P85 B7 1994 Brincando el Charco portrait of a Puerto Rican / a film by Frances Negrón-Mutaner. New York : Hipspic Productions : Distributed by Women Make Movies, c1994. 1videocassette (55 min.). Examines Puerto Rican lesbians living in the United States using a fictionalized first-person narrative of a woman trying to make sense of her life, past, and heritage. Credits: Produced, written and directed by Frances Negrón-Mutaner.

E184.S75 S7 1993 The Status of Latina women / Alamo Public Telecommunications Council ; KLRN, San Antonio. Series: Heritage (Princeton, N.J.) Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1993. 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Hispanic American women--Social conditions. Hispanic American women--History. Hispanic American families. Summary: Program looks at the differences betwen the U.S. Latina and her Latin American and American counterparts. Examines how Latino men regard successful Latina women, and the myths and mystique of machismo.

N6538.H58 L3 1995 Latino artists: pushing the boundaries. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, c1995. 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Hispanic American arts--United States. Mexican American artists--California--Los Angeles--Interviews. Poets, Puerto Rican--New York (State)--New York. Summary: The first segment of the program, "Poets' cafe," visits the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe on the lower east side of Manhattan. Poets Ed Morales, Carmen Bardequez, Willie Perdamo, Pedro Pietri and Miguel Pi~nero read sfrom their works. The second segment, "ASCO," describes the development of the 1970's Los Angeles visual arts/performance group of that name (Spanish for nausea) through interviews with its four members: Harry Gamboa, Patssi Valdez, Gronk and Willie Herron. Videocassette release of two 1994 segments from the PBS television series Heritage produced by KLRN, San Antonio.

PN1995.9.F67 D48 1995 The devil never sleeps = El diablo nunca duerme / National Latino Communications Center Production. Edition: Broadcast version.[San Francisco, Calif : Xochitl Films, 1995]. (57 min) : LC Subject(s): Ruiz Almeida, Oscar. Summary: Lourdes Portillo interviews family and associates of her uncle, Oscar Ruiz Almeida, after his sudden death was ruled a suicide by authorities. Producer/director, Lourdes Portillo ; editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; composer, Mark Adler.

E169.12 .M69 1994 vol.6 Challenging Hispanic stereotypes: Arturo MadridSeries: Moyers collection. World of ideas (Television program) Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1994. (30 min.) : LC Subject(s): Education, Bilingual--United States. Minorities--Education--United States. United States--Civilization--1970- Summary: Moyers and Madrid discuss the controversy surrounding bilingual education and the state of education, in general, for Hispanic people.

RG138 .O64 2006 Operación 1982 (54 min.) DVD. Dirección y producción, Ana Maria Garcia ; co-producción, Latin American Film Project. Summary: Examines the controversial use of female sterilization as a means of population control in Puerto Rico, which has the highest incidence of sterilization in the world.

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The 19th Century: War, Revolution

F2235.3 .S56 1993 Simon Bolivar, the great liberator [videorecording] / a film by Leo Rast ; English version, Marianne Mantell, directed by Klaus Katz ; narrated by P.E. Woodford; Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993, c1984. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : Discusses the life of Simon Bolivar, including family, education, military career, and his role in the freedom of the South American colonies. Also reviews the history of the colonies under Spanish rule, such as explorations, conquests, social and economic aspects as well as the culture of the people.

E404 .U55 1990 U.S.-Mexican War : 1846-1848 a production of KERA ; produced in association with Once TV Other Title: U.S. Mexican War, United States-Mexican War, 1846-1848 Neighbors and strangers, War for the borderlands, Hour of sacrifice, Battle for Mexico City, Fate of nations [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, c1998. 4videocassettes (ca. 60 min. ea.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 curric. Pkg. Summary: This documentary tells the dramatic story of a war in which Mexico lost almost half of its national territory to the United States. Although the war lasted only two years, its outcome not only transformed the boundaries of these neighboring countries, but it also shifted the balance of world powers and shaped the destinies of each nation. This critically acclaimed series explores the events surrounding the conflict between the two neighboring nations struggling for land, power and identity. The educational package covers the dramatic sweep of the war from the multiple perspectives of Americans, Mexicans, and Native Americans, examining the social, cultural, and economic forces that shaped each country and its peoples during that crucial era. The war's events, personalities and themes are explored in a binational, multicultural context. Curriculum package contains 1 teacher's guide (88 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.), 1 video segment index (48 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.), 20 illustrated information sheets (28-56 cm.), and 29 teacher's answer key and vocabulary sheets (28 cm.); in container 23 x 30 x 4 cm. Teacher's guide includes lesson plans with objectives, questions, activities, and background information, as well as lists of outside resources. (PROF ALDO VACS has this copy)

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The 20th Century: Economy, Urbanization & Environment

PN1997.D6 F6 1996 The Forgotten village directed and produced by Herbert Kline. Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.]. Description: 1 videocassette (67 min.) Summary: A young boy in a remote Mexican village struggles, much to the dismay of his own family as well as the villagers themselves, to bring modern medical, health, and sanitation practices to the village when an outbreak of disease from contaminated well water threatens the lives of the children of the village. The villagers and visiting health workers are the "actors" in this real-life story. Credits: Burgess Meredith. Story and screenplay, John Steinbeck ; music, Hans Eisler. Notes: Videocassette release of the 1941 motion picture.

QH540.3 J6 1999 pt.2 The urban explosion (Mexico City)/ producer, Marilyn Heiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner ; a Screenscope production in association with South Carolina ETV. New York : PBS Home Video], c1999. 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. LC Subject(s): Housing and health--Mexico--Mexico City.; Istanbul, Shanghai, NYC Urban ecology. Urban agriculture. Agriculture--Economic aspects., Environmental aspects. Summary: Four mega-cities are investigated to see how they are meeting a major challenge of the 21st century: how to shelter and sustain the world's exploding urban population without destroying the delicate balance of our environment. Visit Mexico City, Istanbul, Shanghai, and New York City. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Journey to planet earth.

F2321 .V467 1994 Venezuela, petroleum powered economy/ a co-production World Film Productions and the Ontario Educational Communications Authority ; text, Jonathan Roche ; production, Jacques Madvo. Series:Countries and peoples Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1994. 1 videocassette (30 min.) LC Subject(s): Petroleum industry and trade--Venezuela. Venezuela--History. Summary: Presents a portrait of Venezuela from its beginnings as a backwater Spanish colony to its present status as an independent oil-producing nation. Original videocassette release by: TVOntario, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1987.

N1997.R4 D47 Después del terremoto After the earthquake / American Film Institute. New York : Women Make Movies, [198-] 1 videocassette (23 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. (Mexico)

F1386.3 .M48 1985 Mexico earthquake, September 19, 1985 produced by the National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Dept of Commerce. Earth science series Discovering the earth. Maumee, Ohio : Instructional Video, 1985. 1 videocassette (20 min.) : Summary: Discusses the findings of a team of experts from the National Bureau of Standards, the Center for Building Technology, and the Geological Survey who assessed structural damage done to buildings in Mexico City during the September 1985 earthquake.:

HC59.7 .E477 1996 Emerging powers (Brazil , Mexico) )a presentation of Wall Street Journal Video. [New York] : Dow Jones & Company : [Distributed by New Video Group], c1996. 4 videocassettes (50 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

HD69.I7.C66 1978 Controlling interest: the world of the multinational corporation by Larry Adelman; California Newsreel, 1978. 45 min. Examines the scale & underlying dynamics of multinational corporate expansion and shows the deleterious social & economic effects of the multinations' power in both the US and the Third world. Investigtes the role of the multinations in influencing US government policy in underdeveloped nations suchas Brazil and Chile.

TC774 .G58 1990 Giving up the canal / writer/producer, Sandra H. Dickson. [Florida] : University of West Florida ; Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video [distributor], 1990. 1 videocassette (58 min.) Summary: Documentary concerning the Panama Canal. Discusses the capability of Panama to govern and protect itself and the Panama Canal as well as the United States respecting the sovereignty of Panama and giving up the canal.

TD424.4.B73A48 1990 Agua preta/Black Water produced by C. Cerf and A. Moore. NY: First Run Icarus Films, 1990. Videocassette, 28 min. Tells the story of how pollution from a nearby paper factory has affected the people of the village of São Braz whose livelihood comes from the waters and estuaries of the area. In English.

HD9975.B63.S264.1992 Bora de lixo /The Scavengers Centro de Criação de Imagem Popular, NY: First Run/Icarus Films, 1992, 49 min. This unnarrated video records five scavengers who work at the Itaoca garbage dump in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janiero, searching for whatever they can find to sell--paper, plastic, scrap metal, tin cans--as well as whatever they can find to eat. by Eduardo Coutinho. Portuguese w/ English subtitles.

QH541.5.R27 S43 1995 Secrets of the Chocó, Bullfrog Films, 52 min. The Chocó in Colombia is one of the largest relatively unspoiled rainforests on the planet. It still hides thousands of undiscovered plants and animals, and contains kingdoms of ancient forests and shorelines that have never been disturbed. But large scale development plans and the impending completion of the Pan American Highway threaten the future of the Choco and the lives of the blacks and Indians who live along the banks of its maze of rivers. Notes: Guide in English and French. Credits: Research/writing: Holly Dressell, Directors of photography, Alain Dupras, Rénald Bellemare ; computer graphics, Marie-Heléne Galavneau ; editor, François Valcoan.

HD8039.B82 C7Chircales / Brickmakers Martha Rodriguez, Jorge Silva. [New York] : Cinema Guild, [198?]. (42 min.) , b&w . Summary: Considers the lives and work of poor brickmakers living in remote areas of Colombia. Shows how they are bound to their employers by serf-like bonds and by impoverished lives. Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1972. In Spanish, with English subtitles. Title on container: The Brickmaker

HV6439.U5 A42 1992 American me: director, Edward James Olmos ; story by Floyd Mutrux ; MCA Universal Home Video, c1992. 1 videocassette (125 min.) Summary: Inspired by a true life story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. Esta es una historia inspirada en la vida real acerca de un latino jefe de una pandilla. Quien es condenado a una vida dura y de violencia inperdonable depues que fue liberado de la carcel. Credits: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Pepe Serna, Evelina Fernandez. In English ; with Spanish subtitles. Videocassette release of the 1992 motion picture. LC Subject(s): Gangs--Drama--Video recordings. Drugs in motion pictures. Feature films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

HD87 .C66 2003 Commanding Heights: the battle for the world economy 2003 (360 min.) 3 DVDs. Invision Productions Limited production in association with Heights Productions, Inc. and WGBH Boston, with the assistance of Lion Television. Summary: Episode two: illustrates how economies with strict governmental control encountered serious trouble in the 1980s and how many leaders embraced the idea of "shock therapy," a rapid conversion to free-market capitalism. The program focuses in detail on how reform played out in several countries: Russia, Poland, India, Bolivia, and Chile, as they lived through the upheavals of rapid change, dealing with both the new freedoms and the new dangers of privatization, deregulation, and competition.

HC175 .T354 2006 The Take 2006 (87 min.) DVD. Produced by Barna-Alper Productions Inc. and Klein Lewis Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada and in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; written by Naomi Klein; directed by Avi Lewis. Summary: In the wake of Argentina’s spectacular economics collapse, Latin America’s most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. Explores how Argentina’s 2001 economic collapse, where a prosperous middle-class economy was destroyed during 10 years of IMF policies, impacted the lives of ordinary workers. Follows 30 unemployed auto-parts workers, who stage a protest against their bosses and economic globalization by occupying their closed factory and refusing to leave.

PN1995.9.F67 M25 1998 Mala época 1998 (110 min.) VHS. Directed by Nicolás Saad, produced by Mario Santos. Summary: A collection of four stories set in Buenos Aires attempting to depict the whole of the "Argentine experience" in the 1990s, with the political climate of elections as a backdrop.

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The 20th Century: War Revolt, Resistance & Revolution

F1528 .C65 1986 The Contra war Madison, Wis.(521 Eugenia Ave., 53705) : Aylmer Press, c1986. 1 videocassette (58 min.).

F1788 .C824 1993 Cuba va the challenge of the next generation / produced, directed, and edited by Gail Dolgin, Vicente Franco. [S.l.] : Cinema Guild, c1993. 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

F2849 .M32 1985 Las Madres: the mothers of Plaza de Mayo. San Francisco, Calif. : Monaco Video, [1985] Description:1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Mothers describe how they demonstrated at the Plaza de Mayo to bring attention to the kidnapping of their children by the Argentine government. In Spanish and French.

HV5840.C7 B4 1990 Behind the cocaine war / an Equal Media production for Channel 4 Television in association with Television Espanola, S.A. ; produced and directed by Patricia Castano, Adelaida Trujillo. [New York : Latin American Video Archives], c1990. (52 min.). Summary: Discusses the impact on the Colombian people of their government's war on drug traffickers and leftist rebels, which is supported by the United States. Credits: Araceli Uriarte, narrator. Language Note: English and Spanish; Spanish dialogue, subtitles.

F1418 .L37 1995 Latin America : intervention in our own backyard / written by Anthony Potter Anthony Potter Productions in association withREG Reeves Entertainment Group. PBS Video, [1995], c1978. (30 min.) Series: Between the wars
Summary: Examines four decades of U.S. intervention in Latin America from the Spanish American War in 1898 until World
War II.

HV6322.3.C5 F47 1998 Fernando ha vuelto / Fernando is back / una realización de Silvio Caiozzi ; una producción Andrea Films. Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : First Run/Icarus Films, 1998? VHS (31 min.). Summary: Documents the workings of Chili's Identification Unit, which is comprised of doctors and specialists in anthropology and forensics. The unit attempts to identify the bodies of all the disappeared persons in Chili. Focuses on the identification of Fernando Olivares, the details of his death, and his family's reaction to the identification of his remains. LC Subject(s): Disappeared persons--Chile. Victims of state-sponsored terrorism--Chile. Forensic pathology--Chile.

F1488.52 .E56 1986 Enough crying of tears : the story of the Comadres of El Salvador / S.A. Productions ; produced by Catherine Russo ; directed by Catherine Russo [and] Jack Fahey. Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, c1986. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Stories from the mothers of El Salvador that there is no improvement in human rights since Duarte's election and that policies of terror continue.

F2849.2 .C39 1995 Cazadores de utopiás/ = Hunters of utopias / Instituto Nacional de Cinematografia ; Publisher: New York : Latin American Video Archives , 1995. Description: 2 videocassettes (150 min.) with b&w segments. Summary: Documentary of the political and military situation in Argentina during the 1970's.

The 20th Century: Immigration

HD8081.M6 M6 1974 El mojado a film by Danny Lyon ; produced by J.J. Meeker. Clintondale, N.Y. : Bleak Beauty Video, 1974. 1 videocassette (14 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Follows a Mexican alien who goes to Albuquerque, New Mexico in his search for work to provide for his family. Includes interviews with other undocumented workers and members of the United States Border Patrol. Notes: In English and Spanish with subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 N595 1984 El Norte Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas. CBS/Fox, (141 min.) : In Spanish, with English subtitles. Cat. no. 6710. Credits: Zaide Silvia Gutierrez, David Villalpando, After the army destroys their village and family, a Maya brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA). After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling through Mexico, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants.

E184.P47 T72 1992 Transnational fiesta, 1992 produced by Wilton Martinez and Paul H. Gelles ; directed, camera and editing by Wilton Martinez. Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Extension, Center for Media and Independent Learning, c1992. 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide. LC Subject(s): Peru--Emigration and immigration--United States. United States--Emigration and immigration--Peru. Peru--Customs and practices. Summary: The film documents the multicultural and transnational experiences of Quispes, a family of Peruvian Andean immigrants living in Washington D.C., who return to their hometown, Cabanaconde, to sponsor the annual patron saint fiesta. The North American members of this extended family, as well as other migrants from the community living in Washington, also participate in the Virgin of Carmen celebration, where the complexities of cultural production, religious syncretism, inter-ethnic marriages, migration, and racism all converge. The story follows the migrants back to their "new world" (Washington D.C.) where they constantly "discover" and reinvent their plural identities (Cabane´no, Andean, Peruvian, Latino, and American) in their daily lives as nannies, janitors, college students, and other occupations, and in the special events sponsored by the 300 plus members of the Cabanaconde City Association. Notes: In English, Spanish and Quechua with English subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1996 Nueba Yol (a funny way to say New York) : plus "Short subjects" Cigua Films presenta en asociacion con D'Pelicula. Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.). Balbuena, from the Dominican Republic, decides to immigrate to New York to make money. Director-writer-producer, Angel Muñiz ; Music, Pengbian Sang Ben. Short film is documentary on the filming of Nueba Yol, featuring Angel Muñiz and Luisito Marti. Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles

PN1995.9.F67 N8 1997 Nueba Yol III : bajo la nueva ley/ Nueba Yol 3 : under the new law / Cigua Films & D' Cine ; RTVD ; Angel Muñiz. Description: 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Summary: Balbuena, an illegal immigrant living in New York City, faces deportation under a new immigration law if he cannot prove himself a legal resident before "Black Tuesday," the day the new law goes into effect. Balbuena resorts to a green-card wedding in order to become legal and then faces the challenge of proving the authenticity of his marriage to a doubting and persistant immigration official. Credits: Luisito Marti, Raul Carbonell Hijo, Adalgisa Pantaleón, Carlota Carretero, Graciela Más. Notes: In Spanish with English subtitles.

PN1995.9.F67 C58 2000 La ciudad/The city / North Star Films; written, directed and edited by David Riker ; Publisher: New York : New Yorker Video [2000], c1998. (88 min.) : b&w Summary: Tells four stories about recent immigrants from Mexico and Central America to New York City: a group of day-laborers scavenging for bricks; two teenagers from the same hometown who meet and fall in love; a homeless father who tries to enroll his daughter in school; and a garment worker who seeks justice in the sweatshops. Originally released as a motion picture in 1998. In Spanish and English with English subtitles.

JV7225.2 .B67 2006 Borderless 2006 (27 min.) DVD. KAIROS production; directed by Min Sook Lee; narration written by Dionne Brand; producers, Lisa Valencia Svensson, Min Sook Lee. Summary: A docu-poem about the lives of undocumented worker. Gives voice to the dreams and struggles of undocumented workers, Geraldo, a Costa Rican construction worker, and Angela, a second-generation Caribbean domestic worker, bring to life problems of labour exploitation and family separation.

E184.C27 C454 2004 Celebration 2004 (30 min.) DVD. Produced and directed by Karen Kramer. Summary: Portrays the color, music, and pride of Carnival in America’s largest Caribbean community, which has become an annual event in New York. This film captures the thoughts and feelings of expatriate West Indians, as they are interviewed during preparations leading up to the Carnival.

HD8081.H7 C67 2001 Los Trabajadores 2001 (48 min.) VHS. Produced, directed, edited by Heather Courtney. Summary: ’We build the buildings, we do the hardest jobs, and still they don’t want us.’ These are the words of Juan Ignacio Gutierrez, a Nicaraguan profiled in the film Los Trabajadores/The Workers, winner of the International Documentary Association David Wolper Student Award. Los Trabajadores tells the story of immigrant day laborers, placing their struggles and contributions in the context of the economic development of Austin, Texas. Through the stories of Juan from Nicaragua and Ramon from Mexico, and through the controversy surrounding the relocation of a day labor site from downtown to a residential neighborhood, the film examines the misconceptions and contradictions inherent in America’s dependence on and discrimination against immigrant labor. As Juan says, ’they say Austin is growing, but thanks to whom?’

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National Culture


GV862 .G72 2000
Greener grass: Cuba, baseball and the United States / PBS Home Video, c2000. (ca. 60 min.)
Summary: The film documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool and how the sport has operated as both
bridge and barrier between the two lands. It features interviews with current and former baseball players in both countries, media commentators and baseball historians in both countries.

F1543.2 .C46 1996 Central America Costa Rica /created by Jean-François Arrou-Vinod ; producer, Josy Dubie. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1996. 1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. The topics of economic development, education, and self-help are featured in this program. We see how the country uses coffee and banana exports to propel itself forward as a developing nation; how and why it chose educating its people over building an army; and how it remains a peaceful democratic anomaly in Latin America"--Container label. Notes: "Azimuths is made by the Information Department of the United Nations Development Programme." Credits: Narration, William Jackson. Editor, Josy Dubie ; research, Toni Salamone.

GR76 .F64 1991 vol.1 Coquena Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1991. 1 videocassette (VHS) (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. From the Series, Folk tales & legends from around the world Tales--Argentina.

GT4995.A4 O47 1989 La Ofrenda = the days of the dead / a film by Lourdes Portillo and Susana Muñoz ; produced and directed by Lourdes Portillo and Susana Muñoz ; written by Lourdes Portillo, Fenton Johnson, B. Ruby Rich. Los Angeles : Direct Cinema Ltd., c1989. 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Folk festivals--Mexico. Mexico--Social life and customs. Summary: Explores the Hispanic roots of the Day of the Dead observing its present-day celebration in Mexico and the United States.

F3448.2 .P465 1997 Peru : between the hammer & the anvil : a documentary / Free-Will Productions ; directed and produced by Audrey Brohy & Gerard Ungerman. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1997. 1 videocassette (51 min.) Summary:' Relates the history of the Peruvian guerrilla group Sendero Luminoso, the Peruvian government's struggle against it, and the government's own violence against the population, and shows that conflict's effects on the economic and social conditions of Peru today. Videocassette release of the 1996 production. Note: Some spoken segments translated from Spanish to English.

F1408 .A617 1993: v.1-10. Americas a production of WGBH Boston 10 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. each): 1. The garden of forking paths 2. Capital sins 3. Continent on the move 4. Mirrors of the heart 5. In women's hands 6. Miracles are not enough 7. Builders of images 8. Get up, stand up 9. Fire in the mind 10. Americans (title on cassette: The Latin American and Caribbean presence in the U.S.)

F2169 .C366 1991 Caribbean eye / a UNESCO/Banyan project ; presented by Ken Corsbie ; produced & directed by Tony Hall, Christopher Laird, Bruce Paddington. Publisher: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago : Banyan ; Worthing, Barbados : (390 min.) : LC Subject(s): Caribbean Area--Civilization. Caribbean Area--Social life and customs. Summary: "13 made-for-t.v. programmes on the cultures of the Caribbean"--External container. : 1. Community celebrations 2. Indigenous survivors 3. Musique antillean 4. Pan Caribbean 5. Dramatic actions 6. Talk and more talk 7. Independent voices 8. Women in action 9. Caribbean carnivals 10. Visionaries 11. Games we play 12. Soca, soul to sale 13. Film Caribbean.

Haiti

GR880 .B73 1998 Breaking Leaves 1998 (30 min.) DVD. Produced, directed and filmed by Karen Kramer. Summary: In the Haitian countryside, where people have little access to doctors, hospitals, or conventional medicine, peasants have learned to use local leaves, herbs, and therapeutic massage as a way of curing simple ailments. This video follows several men and women as they take us into the bush to look for leaves that they need for healing. We then follow them home where they explain and demonstrate their way of preparing the poultice or infusion.

F1928.2 .F35 2005 Failing Haiti 2005 (58 min.) DVD. A co-production of Primary Pictures and Crawford Post-Production. Produced, directed and filmed by Rod Paul; written by David Adams. Summary: Haiti, a nation forged by a slave rebellion 200 years ago, still carries the scars of its independence and abandonment. Subjected to an endless stream of tyrannical regimes, Haiti appeared to emerge from oppression and dictatorship with the return of a charismatic young priest who defied a brutal military regime, only to be swallowed once again in despair and dependency. This is a nation caught in a tragic, downward spiral. Through the perspective of the Clinton and Bush administrations’ handling of Haiti, one can see why the U.S. has difficulty in exporting democracy and building respect for human rights. From sources working in Haiti with the government, rebel insurgents, and convicted drug smugglers, the film follows the violent events leading to the departure of President Aristide. Many participants in his ouster in February 2004 appear in the film. This is also a story of America¹s attempt to impose western democratic values on a society steeped in profoundly distinct traditions and culture. The film provides a brief history of Haiti, followed by events of 2004-2005, using news footage and stills.

F1924 .H35 2004 Haiti Rising: Celebrating the first black republic or Black Dawn 2004 DVD. Robin Lloyd and Doreen Kraft, directors. Summary: This animated tale recounts how Haiti was founded, through the eyes of two captures Africans. Sili and Simba escape slavery and fight for independence along with Toussaint L’Overture. Haitian Pilgrimage--A Haitian-American family visits Haiti. They visit a church and waterfall shrine and explore Haitians’ pride in their African roots.

Cuba

F1788.22.C3 F52 2003 Fidel: the untold story 2003 (91 min.) DVD. A Bravo Film and Fort Point Entertainment Production ; producers, David Frankel and Ernesto Bravo. Summary: One of the most influential and controversial figures of our time. Fidel: the untold story offers a unique look at the man through interviews with Castro himself, historians, public figures and close friends, with footage from the Cuban State archives.

F1789.J4 M9 2004 My Cuba 2004 (47 min.) VHS. Directed by Rhonda Mitrani. Summary: My Cuba documents the story of a group of Cuban-born U.S. Jews who return on a tour to the Cuba of their childhood to find it both hauntingly familiar and radically changed.

PN1997.P6 R633 2006 Road to Guatánamo 2006 (95 min.) DVD. Roadside Attractions presents a Revolution Films production in association with Screen West Midlands ; produced by Andrew Eaton & Melissa Parmenter ; directed by Michael Winterbottom & Mat Whitecross. Summary: A trio of British Muslims, known as the Tipton Three, were held in Guantánamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

RA390.C8 S25 2006 Salud! 2006 (93 min.) DVD. Produced and directed by Connie Field. Summary: This video looks at the curious case of Cuba, a cash-strapped country with what the BBC calls ’one of the world’s best health systems.’ From the shores of Africa to the Americas, the filmmakers travel with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries, and interviews international medical students in Cuba -- now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA. Their stories plus testimony from experts around the world bring home the competing agendas that mark the battle for global health -- and the complex realities confronting the movement to make health care everyone’s birth right.

Health

PN1997.D6 F6 1996 The Forgotten village directed and produced by Herbert Kline. Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.]. Description: 1 videocassette (67 min.) Summary: A young boy in a remote Mexican village struggles, much to the dismay of his own family as well as the villagers themselves, to bring modern medical, health, and sanitation practices to the village when an outbreak of disease from contaminated well water threatens the lives of the children of the village. The villagers and visiting health workers are the "actors" in this real-life story. Credits: Burgess Meredith. Story and screenplay, John Steinbeck ; music, Hans Eisler. Notes: Videocassette release of the 1941 motion picture.

RJ387.A25 A35 2003 AIDS in the Caribbean 2003 (28 min.) DVD. Showtime presents in association with RCN Entertainment a McCourt/Silver/Wiseman production; producers, Ronnie Krauss, Mary Liz McDonald. Summary: Originally aired on Showtime Networks (United States) as a 10-part series, "What’s Going On?" that portrays the daily struggles and hopes of children living in crisis. In this segment Danny Glover travels to Port of Spain to explore the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and teenagers.

GR880 .B73 1998 Breaking Leaves 1998 (30 min.) DVD. Produced, directed and filmed by Karen Kramer. Summary: In the Haitian countryside, where people have little access to doctors, hospitals, or conventional medicine, peasants have learned to use local leaves, herbs, and therapeutic massage as a way of curing simple ailments. This video follows several men and women as they take us into the bush to look for leaves that they need for healing. We then follow them home where they explain and demonstrate their way of preparing the poultice or infusion.

RA390.C8 S25 2006 Salud! 2006 (93 min.) DVD. Produced and directed by Connie Field. Summary: This video looks at the curious case of Cuba, a cash-strapped country with what the BBC calls ’one of the world’s best health systems.’ From the shores of Africa to the Americas, the filmmakers travel with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries, and interviews international medical students in Cuba -- now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA. Their stories plus testimony from experts around the world bring home the competing agendas that mark the battle for global health -- and the complex realities confronting the movement to make health care everyone’s birth right.

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Jewish Latin America

F1789.J4 M9 2004 My Cuba 2004 (47 min.) VHS. Directed by Rhonda Mitrani. Summary: My Cuba documents the story of a group of Cuban-born U.S. Jews who return on a tour to the Cuba of their childhood to find it both hauntingly familiar and radically changed.

F3021.J5 L45 2001 Legacy: Memories of the Jewish colonization in Argentina 2001 (72 min.) VHS. Written and directed by Vivian Imar and Marcelo Trotta. Summary: In August 1889, the steamship Wesser docked in Argentina, carrying the country’s first group of Jewish immigrants, who were fleeing the Tsarist regime in Russia. They bought agricultural land, built schools, synagogues, and became the "Jewish gauchos." The granddaughter of one of those immigrants describes the struggles of her ancestors in the new world. This documentary recounts the story of those pioneers, based on interviews with the oldest members of today’s Jewish community.

DFS 183 Abrazo Partido, El (Foreign Language Resource Lab)

United Nations

 

F3321.2 .A77 1951 United Nations. Publisher: New York : United Nations, 1951. 1 videocassette (10 min.) : Summary: Shows technical aid to Bolivia. LC Subject(s): United Nations--Technical assistance. Technical assistance. Bolivia.

HQ1123 .W65 pt.6 The highest ranking women in the UN / CUNY-TV ; executive producer, Robert Isaacson ; producer, Doris Bergman ; director, Adam Walker. Series: Women to women New York : City University of New York, c1996. 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Green, Rosario. (A Mexican) Horowitz, Frances Degen. Summary: Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Rosario Green, talks about her life and role as U.N. Coordinator of Women's Issues.

KZ4986 .U65 1991 The United Nations : it's more than you think/ Cambridge Career Products ; producer/director Janet Gardner. Charleston, WV : Cambridge Career Products, 1991. 1 videocassette (30 min.) + 1 manual (loose leaf in binder) Summary: With representatives from all the 159 nations of the world, the United Nations is more than just a peacekeeper. This program presents information on the United Nations organization and history and the functions of its many specialized agencies.

PQ7798.29.O596 N6 1988 No place to hide United Nations Peacekeeping : a personal view by Sir Brian Urquhart / written and narrated by Sir Brian Urquhart ; produced by United Nations. Princeton, NJ : distributed by Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1996. 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Foreign Language Lab: Video Collection

(Spanish language video list: http://www.skidmore.edu/academics/fll/flrc/video.html#spanish)

Includes films such as:

DFS 183 Abrazo Partido, El |DFS 129 Amores perros (DVD)
DFS 159 Bitter Sugar
DFS 111 Buena vista Social Club (DVD)
DFS 151 Cantinflas
DFS 145 Chacal de Nahueltro, El
DFS 126 Guantanamera (DVD)
DFS 169 Y tu mama tambien
FS 041 América en la cultura (Spanish)

FS 11 La Ciudad y Los Perros (Peru, 1985) Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder.
FS 12 Las Nicas / Home Life
FS 13 Arte Maya: Maya, Lord of the Jungle
FS 14 Las Mujeres Del Mercado
FS 28 Alcino y el Condor--7 Dias de Enero
*FS 30 La Batalia de Chile (missing)
FS 33 Republica Dominicana
FS 34 Argentina
FS 35 Colombia
FS 36 Guatemala
FS 37 Mexican Vacations I, II Sentinels of Silence
FS 38 The Incas
FS 42 Mejico
FS 52 Latin America in Cordoba
FS 55 FS 055 Martin Fierro (Spanish)
FS 66 Turismo - Reportajes
FS 76 Martin Fierro (Argentina, 1968) The story of rebel gaucho Martin Fierro and his people, and their life in the Argentine Pampas some centuries ago.
FS 85 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
FS 86 Argentinissima
*FS 88 A & B Mexico Vivo
FS 89A/B Land of the Incas
FS 090 Latinos en los Estados Unidos: The Growing Presence of Latinos in the United States (Spanish)
FS 91 Portrait of Teresa
FS 92 Tiempo de Mujeres
*FS 94 Comerciales Mexicanos
*FS 95 Foods of Latin America (missing)
FS 96 Celebrating the Day of the Dead
FS 98 El Mercado
FS 99 Siqueiros
FS 113 Fresas y Chocolate
*FS 114 Castro's U.N. address (10/22/95)
FS 115 Sones y ritmos: The diversity of regional music
FS 116 Latinos en los Estados Unidos: The Growing Presence of Latinos in the United States
FS 117 An End to Silence: Women Grasp the Initiative Women of Lima Battle for Survival
FS 123 Grandes Festivales de Mexico y Guatamala (video, audio cassette, student guidebook)
FS 131 Death of a Bureaucrat
FS 138 Tango
(Spain/Argentina, 1998) Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience. Things become complicated when Mario falls in love with Elena, a beautiful and talented young dancer who is the girlfriend of the powerful and dangerous Angelo Larroca, an investor in the picture. And Mario's creative vision is challenged by his investors when he plans a scene that recreates Argentina's dark years of political suppression and "disappearances".
FS 139 Nueba Yol
FS 140 Danzón (Mexico/Spain, 1991) Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday Julia does the danzon with Carmelo (Rergis) in the old "Salon Colonia". They've danced for years but barely know each other. One night Carmelo disappears without a trace. Feeling lonely and sad, Julia takes a train to Veracruz, where she knows Carmelo has a brother. That sudden trip will change Julia's life forever.
FS 141 Untamed Women
FS 149 Buena Vista Social Club
FS 151 Blossoms of Fire

FS 153 Butterfly Wings (Alas de Mariposa) (Argentina, 1991) .Ami is a 6 year old girl, extremely sensitive. Her mother, Carmen, lives with the obsession of giving a son to her husband, Gabriel. When finally she gets pregnant, the relation between mother and daughter becomes a tragic one, driving the family to an inevitable nightmare.
FS 161 Martín Hache (Spanish) 19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.

FS 166 Azucar amarga (Bitter Sugar) (Spanish w/ English subtitles) Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague. But his faith in the new Cuba is tested: his father, a psychiatrist, can make four times as much playing piano at a hotel for foreigners; his sweetheart, Yolanda, wants a career as a dancer and longs for the riches of Miami; his younger brother Bobby simply wants to play rock music, and as a result is in constant trouble with the authorities. When Bobby takes a shocking step of revolt and Gustavo is refused service at a foreigners-only bar, the contradictions in his resolve to become a "new man" push him to the breaking point.


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