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Showing 1 - 10 of 52 titles with a criteria of Subject is Latin American History


Alabba

A window into the world of Santeria - a uniquely Cuban religious tradition into which one must be initiated by a 'godmother' or 'godfather' -- and introduces us to practitioners of the religion ranging in age from their 40s to their late 90s.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 40 minutes

Americas in Transition

A concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces at work in Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1980s.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 29 minutes

Argentina: Hope in Hard Times

The Argentine people, in the face of economic collapse, provide a hopeful example for the rest of us.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 74 minutes

Argentina: Turning Around

An intimate view of new models of work, politics and community development in Argentina.

Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 37 minutes

The Battle of Chile (Part 1)

The epic chronicle of Chile's open and peaceful socialist revolution, and of the violent counter-revolution against it in 1973. Judy Stone of the San Francisco Chronicle called it 'a landmark in the presentation of living history on film.'

Icarus Films | 1975 | 96 minutes

The Battle of Chile (Part 2)

The epic chronicle of Chile's open and peaceful socialist revolution, and of the violent counter-revolution against it in 1973. Judy Stone of the San Francisco Chronicle called it 'a landmark in the presentation of living history on film.'

Icarus Films | 1976 | 88 minutes

The Battle of Chile (Part 3)

Deals with the creation by ordinary workers and peasants of thousands of local groups of 'popular power.'

Icarus Films | 1978 | 78 minutes

Beyond My Grandfather Allende

Director Marcia Tambutti Allende seeks to understand the man behind the legend that was her grandfather, Salvador Allende.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 98 minutes

A Bold Peace

Almost 70 years ago Costa Rica abolished its army and committed itself to fostering a peaceful society. It has been reaping the benefits ever since.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 89 minutes

Brazil's Land Revolution

In the state of Bahia, a new initiative encourages the landless to band together to buy up land -- with low-interest government loans.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 23 minutes