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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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Salvador Allende
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(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 40 mins

A leftist revolutionary or a reformist democrat? A committed Marxist or a constitutionalist politician? An ethical and moral man or, as Richard Nixon called him, a 'son of a bitch'? In SALVADOR ALLENDE, acclaimed Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán (The Battle of Chile and Chile, Obstinate Memory) returns to his na...

(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 40 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), 59 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), 59 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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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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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, 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, 2017), 53 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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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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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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