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Matar a un hombre
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directed by Alejandro Fernández Almendras, 1971-; produced by Eduardo Villalobos, fl. 2009-2014, Remanso Cine (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2014), 1 hour 22 mins
Hardworking family man Jorge is just barely making ends meet. When he gets mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent, Jorge's son decides to confront Kalule, only to get himself shot in the process. Sentenced to a scant 2 years in prison for the offense, Kalule, released and now intent on revenge, goes on the wa...
directed by Alejandro Fernández Almendras, 1971-; produced by Eduardo Villalobos, fl. 2009-2014, Remanso Cine (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2014), 1 hour 22 mins
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Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1, Mexico to the Bahamas
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directed by Chris Martin, fl. 2010; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Elena Cosentino, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins

Simon Reeve circumnavigates the globe around the 22,835 mile long Tropic of Cancer, visiting 18 different countries, meeting amazing people, witnessing bizarre and beautiful sights, and encountering spectacular and endangered wildlife. Starting in Baja California - the long strip of Mexico that descends into the P...

directed by Chris Martin, fl. 2010; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Elena Cosentino, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins
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La Playa D.C.
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directed by Juan Andres Arango, 1976-; produced by Diana Bustamante, fl. 2009 and Jorge Andres Botero, fl. 2012-2016, Ciné-Sud Promotion, Bananeira Filmes, Septima Films, Burning Blue and Hangar Films (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 29 mins
Tomas,an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey...
directed by Juan Andres Arango, 1976-; produced by Diana Bustamante, fl. 2009 and Jorge Andres Botero, fl. 2012-2016, Ciné-Sud Promotion, Bananeira Filmes, Septima Films, Burning Blue and Hangar Films (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 29 mins
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Roque Dalton
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 24 mins

It was once illegal to read books by Roque Dalton, one of El Salvador's most celebrated poets, in his own country. A descendant of legendary outlaws the Dalton Gang, he devoted his life to the cause of socialist revolution in Latin America - leading ultimately to his murder at age 39, in 1975.ROQUE DALTON: LET'S S...

(Icarus Films, 2015), 1 hour 24 mins
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El Velador
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(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 12 mins

'The Mexican drug cartels have inspired countless films, but never one as final as Natalia Almada's documentary EL VELADOR. After this experience, everything else seems trivial.' -Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times 'EL VELADOR is an unsettlingly quiet, even lyrical film about a world made and unmade by violence.'...

(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 12 mins
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Controlling Interest
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directed by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978; produced by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978, California Newsreel (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 46 mins
This is the film that helped kick-off the anti-globalization movement. Upon its release, Controlling Interest quickly became a standard "audio-visual text" for those concerned about the growing impact of multinational corporations on global affairs. The film examines how the ever-increasing concentration and v...
directed by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978; produced by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978, California Newsreel (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 46 mins
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Battle for Chile, Part 2
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in Battle for Chile (Icarus Films, 1998), 1 hour 29 mins

On September 11, 1973, President Salvador Allende's democratically elected Chilean government was overthrown in a bloody coup by General Augusto Pinochet's army.

Patricio Guzmán and five colleagues had been filming the political developments in Chile throughout the nine months leading up to that day. The bombin...

in Battle for Chile (Icarus Films, 1998), 1 hour 29 mins
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The Venus Twilight Experiment
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directed by Maarten Roos, fl. 2009; produced by Lightcurve Films (Portugal: Lightcurve Films, 2016), 31 mins
In 2004 and 2012 a so-called Transit of Venus occurred, when planet Venus passed across the disk of the Sun as seen from the Earth. Transits of Venus occur approximately every 100 years, in pairs separated by 8 year. In the 18th and 19th century Transits of Venus inspired global expeditions to observe the event. T...
directed by Maarten Roos, fl. 2009; produced by Lightcurve Films (Portugal: Lightcurve Films, 2016), 31 mins
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Mi Puerto Rico
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directed by Sharon Simon, fl. 1995; produced by Sharon Simon, fl. 1995 and Raquel Ortiz, fl. 1981-2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 1 hour 27 mins
This wide-ranging and much-honored documentary explores Puerto Rico's rich cultural traditions and untold history, revealing the remarkable stories of its revolutionaries and abolitionists, poets and patriots -- all of whose struggles for national identity unfold within the complex web of relations between Puerto...
directed by Sharon Simon, fl. 1995; produced by Sharon Simon, fl. 1995 and Raquel Ortiz, fl. 1981-2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 1 hour 27 mins
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Saviors of the Forest
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directed by Bill Day; produced by Terry Schwartz, fl. 1984-2010 and Bill Day (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour 30 mins
Tired of filming TV commercials, two well-intentioned Los Angeles "camera guys" decide to do their part for the environment by exposing the villains responsible for destroying the rainforests. Along the way they meet a range of paradoxical characters including poor people who cut down forests to survive, environ...
directed by Bill Day; produced by Terry Schwartz, fl. 1984-2010 and Bill Day (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour 30 mins
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