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Our God the Condor
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directed by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995; produced by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 51 mins
The Yawar Festival, a spectacular event in the southern Andes of Peru, pits a condor, symbolic of the Andean people, against a bull, the symbol of Spain. In the dramatic ritual battle the wildly flapping condor is tied atop the lurching bull. The film documents the significance of the ceremony for the indigenous p...
directed by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995; produced by Andy Harries and Paul Yule, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 51 mins
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Sentinels of the Earth, Conversations with the Sierra Popoluca, Part 1
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directed by Judith Gleason; produced by Judith Gleason, in Sentinels of the Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 58 mins
This is an innovative, intimate portrait of stalwart members of an indigenous people who inhabit Mexico's Sierra de Santa Marta and speak a derivative of ancient Olmec. For convenient classroom use, eight episodes, focused on various aspects of their culture, have been divided into Parts I and II -- available sepa...
directed by Judith Gleason; produced by Judith Gleason, in Sentinels of the Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 58 mins
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Sentinels of the Earth: Conversations with the Sierra Popoluca, Part Two
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directed by Judith Gleason; produced by Judith Gleason (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
This is an innovative, intimate portrait of stalwart members of an indigenous people who inhabit Mexico's Sierra de Santa Marta and speak a derivative of ancient Olmec. For convenient classroom use, eight episodes, focussed on various aspects of their culture, have been divided into Parts I and II -- available sep...
directed by Judith Gleason; produced by Judith Gleason (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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Sonata for the Left Hand
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directed by Sarah Harbin; produced by Sarah Harbin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
Cuba has a highly educated, extremely musical population, yet due to the American embargo, hundreds of trained pianists must struggle with barely working instruments. Not only are Cuban pianos aged and termite infested, they also lack strings, felts and hammers because economic sanctions prohibit Cuban tuners from...
directed by Sarah Harbin; produced by Sarah Harbin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
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A Time of Love and War
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directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
When young Sabrina Mathews journeyed from Canada to the coffee plantations of Nicaragua to show support for the Sandinista cause, she had no idea she would forge a lifetime friendship with a young woman whose life would be tossed by the vicissitudes of cold war politics. After their initial meeting, the friendshi...
directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Undocumented
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directed by Marco Williams, 1956-; produced by Marco Williams, 1956-, Hip Truth Productions (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 28 mins
Border Patrol agents, Native Americans, smugglers, ranchers, retirees, and Samaritans form a constellation of people engaged with the Arizona/Mexico border on a daily basis — policing it, inhabiting it, crossing it, working it, making it safer, or simply feeling its consequences. But at the center of it all is t...
directed by Marco Williams, 1956-; produced by Marco Williams, 1956-, Hip Truth Productions (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 28 mins
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Children of the Silver Mountain
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directed by Juan S. Betancor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
The mines of Bolivia date back to 1545 when the Spanish conquerors who discovered pure silver in an Inca region dominated by a mountain they named Cerro Rico. At its base the city of Potosi grew, along with the largest mining industry of its time. Four centuries later the mines still produce silver, zinc and lead...
directed by Juan S. Betancor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
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El Chogui
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
Luis Miguel, a young peasant living in Oaxaca, had a dream. He wanted to lift his family out of poverty by becoming a champion Mexican boxer. He even invented a name for himself -- “El Chogui” (Little Bird). But when he determined that fame and fortune in the boxing ring was not a real possibility, he decided...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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Memories of Paradise
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written by Sonia Goldenberg; directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
The legendary Peruvian town of Paradise was once a tropical utopia. After an earthquake in the 1970's buried the city of Yungay, killing 70,000, the survivors were given government aid to settle a new town in the jungle which they called Paradise. Here they dreamed of creating a better future for their families. I...
written by Sonia Goldenberg; directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
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Nicaragua - Dictatorship Restored?
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directed by Sven G. Hansen and Jens Pedersen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
Nicaragua - Dictatorship Restored? focuses on the preparations for the 2011 elections. While Nicaragua’s Constitution does not allow leaders to serve consecutive terms, Ortega organizes his campaign by manipulating friendly Supreme Court judges into circumventing the national law. To win reelection, Ortega perse...
directed by Sven G. Hansen and Jens Pedersen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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