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Cafe
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 20 mins
Jorge is preparing to graduate from law school-the first person from his mountain village in Mexico ever to do so. Chayo, his pregnant 16-year-old sister, faces the most difficult decision of her young life. Meanwhile their quiet and methodical mother, Tere, does her best to support them both, selling handmade nap...
(Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 20 mins
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City Of Dead Girls
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directed by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, fl. 2008; produced by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, fl. 2008, Exandas Productions and Small Planet (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 57 mins
They call Ciudad Juarez 'the serial killers’ playground'. In the past decade, over 500 women have been murdered. There are claims the police are protecting their killers. A hard hitting investigation.
directed by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, fl. 2008; produced by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, fl. 2008, Exandas Productions and Small Planet (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 57 mins
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Duel with the Devil
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directed by Fred Yackman and Steven Hunt; produced by Fred Yackman and Steven Hunt (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 47 mins
Guatemala City is one of the most dangerous places in the world. Less than 15 out of 5,000 murders result in a conviction. We follow a group of elite officers who are determined to make a change.
directed by Fred Yackman and Steven Hunt; produced by Fred Yackman and Steven Hunt (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 47 mins
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En el nombre de la Seguridad Nacional
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directed by Carmen Guarini, 1953-; produced by Marcelo Céspedes, 1955-, Cine Ojo (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cine Ojo, 2006), 26 mins

La justicia es una vieja fuente de noticias. Los tribunales son protagonistas cotidianos, y a los jueces ya no les resulta sencillo hablar nada más que a través de sentencias. El video exhibe lo que piensan y hacen periodistas, jueces, sociólogos y movimientos sociales; y plantea la gravedad que la violencia po...

directed by Carmen Guarini, 1953-; produced by Marcelo Céspedes, 1955-, Cine Ojo (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cine Ojo, 2006), 26 mins
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Fernando is Back
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(Icarus Films, 2003), 31 mins

During General Augusto Pinochet's reign in Chile following the 1973 coup, thousands of civilians were 'disappeared' - arrested and killed - by the military. FERNANDO IS BACK follows the workings of Chile's Forensic Identification Unit in its quest to reclaim the identities of the disappeared.

Founded in 1994, the...

(Icarus Films, 2003), 31 mins
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Frontline, Season 36, Episode 9, Trafficked in America
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directed by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
The inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in Ohio. An investigation of labor trafficking exposes a criminal network that exploited undocumented minors, companies profiting from forced labor, and the US government’s role.
directed by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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El Sicario, Room 164
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(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 20 mins

The term sicario goes back to Roman Palestine, where a Jewish sect, the Sicarii, used concealed daggers (sicae) in their murders of Romans and their supporters. In modern language, a sicario is a professional killer or a hit man.
In an anonymous motel room on the U.S./Mexico border, a Ciudad Juarez hitman speaks....

(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 20 mins
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Investigating Operation Condor
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directed by Rodrigo Vazquez; produced by Patrice Barrat, Article Z (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins

In the name of the struggle against terrorism, a special operation – code named CONDOR - was conducted in the seventies and eighties in South America. Its target were left wing political dissidents, the organised labor and intellectuals. Condor soon became a network of Military Dictatorships, supported by the US...

directed by Rodrigo Vazquez; produced by Patrice Barrat, Article Z (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
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Life on the Line
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produced by Cactus Media (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
Every year thousands of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala leave their families and homes in Central America in their attempt to make a life for themselves in "El Norte" (the U.S.). Staking everything they own on a one-way trip to the promised land, they encounter police abuse, robbery, extortion, r...
produced by Cactus Media (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
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Big Boys Gone Bananas!*
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directed by Fredrik Gertten, 1956-; produced by Margarete Jangård, fl. 1999-2015, WG Film (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
What is the impact on freedom of speech and the press when a big corporation attempts to suppress criticism and manipulate the media? Documentary filmmaker Fredrik Gertten found out when he debuted his previous film, Bananas!, which portrays the struggle of 12 Nicaraguan plantation workers who brought a lawsuit ch...
directed by Fredrik Gertten, 1956-; produced by Margarete Jangård, fl. 1999-2015, WG Film (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
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