Searching: pacific street films

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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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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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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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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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Nicaragua: No Pasaran
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951- (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1984), 1 hour 11 mins

In 1979 the revolutionary Sandinista movement came to government after 43 years of organised resistance and the death of 50,000 Nicaraguans. They inherited a country bankrupt and with a foreign debt of US$1.5 billion. Through the central figure of leading Sandinista Tomas Borge, David Bradbury examines the past, p...

directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951- (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1984), 1 hour 11 mins
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Arise
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directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villa...

directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
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Tracing Che
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directed by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002; produced by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, Off the Fence (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2002), 51 mins
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara de la Serna represents one of the most enduring images of a political leader. His legendary character has been the inspiration for millions of people over the last fifty years. Lawrence Elman, a Canadian director, went in search of the man behind the myth. He embarked on the journey that gave...
directed by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002; produced by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, Off the Fence (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2002), 51 mins
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Out of Darkness: Cities after War
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directed by Francesc Relea, fl. 2013; produced by Isabel Jubert, fl. 1984, Juan David Ortiz Martinez, fl. 2012 and Pablo Iraburu, fl. 2006, What's Up Doc, Otrocuento, Arena Comunicación, tve, TV3 and Señal Colombia (Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia: 3Boxmedia e.K., 2017), 53 mins
Kigali, Sarajevo, Beirut, Medellín. Out of Darkness maps out the soul of four cities whose names conjure the idea of destruction and pain. The challenge is to overcome the past and to look ahead with renewed hope. Political leaders have no role to play in this film. The characters are citizens with a common deno...
directed by Francesc Relea, fl. 2013; produced by Isabel Jubert, fl. 1984, Juan David Ortiz Martinez, fl. 2012 and Pablo Iraburu, fl. 2006, What's Up Doc, Otrocuento, Arena Comunicación, tve, TV3 and Señal Colombia (Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia: 3Boxmedia e.K., 2017), 53 mins
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Barrios Family: 25 Years Later
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directed by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942-; produced by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 2 hours 5 mins
Made in 2009-2010, long after the historical opportunity for large-scale social transformation in Nicaragua had passed. This set of 20 short films — portraits, interviews, short documentaries — carries forward the story of the Barrios family, tracing their multi-generational struggle to find ways to live and...
directed by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942-; produced by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 2 hours 5 mins
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Zona Intangible
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directed by Rustin Thompson, fl. 1996-2016 and Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016, White Noise Productions (Seattle, WA: White Noise Productions, 2016), 1 hour 17 mins

Zona Intangible shows how a single act of generosity can ripple forward and backward through time, improving health and well-being in a community founded on nothing but resilience and hope.

Refugees fleeing the Shining Path terrorists build a new city called Manchay on the edge of Lima, Peru. A gift from an Ameri...

directed by Rustin Thompson, fl. 1996-2016 and Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016, White Noise Productions (Seattle, WA: White Noise Productions, 2016), 1 hour 17 mins
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