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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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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Mala Noche
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directed by Gus Van Sant, 1952-; produced by Gus Van Sant, 1952-; performed by Ray Monge, fl. 1985, Doug Cooeyate, fl. 1985 and Tim Streeter, fl. 1986-1990 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 18 mins
The first feature from acclaimed director Gus Van Sant (Drugstore Cowboy, Last Days), Mala Noche is a hauntingly beautiful black-and-white meditation on lust, love, obsession, and class. Stuck behind the cash register of a convenience store in Portland’s skid row, young Walt (Tim Streeter) becomes infatuated wit...
directed by Gus Van Sant, 1952-; produced by Gus Van Sant, 1952-; performed by Ray Monge, fl. 1985, Doug Cooeyate, fl. 1985 and Tim Streeter, fl. 1986-1990 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 18 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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