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Absences

ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.

Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes

The Absent House

Sustainable design in the tropics. The story of a Puerto Rican architect pioneering locally-suited green buildings for over thirty years.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 55 minutes

Adriana's Pact

As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.

Pragda Films | 2017 | 96 minutes

Agustin's Newspaper

Journalism students at the University of Chile embark on an investigation of El Mercurio, the oldest newspaper in Chile.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 80 minutes

Al Otro Lado (To the Other Side)

An aspiring corrido composer faces two life-changing choices: to traffic drugs or unlawfully cross the border into the United States.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 70 minutes

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

Albertina and the Dead

Albertina, the spiritual leader of a village built over indigenous tombs, is in charge of communicating with the Ño, a deity whose physical form is a rag doll.

Pragda Films | 2022 | 81 minutes

All Water Has a Perfect Memory

A poignant experimental documentary that explores the effects of tragedy and remembrance on a bi-cultural family.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 19 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

The Andean Screen

A teacher leads a mobile film crew to the most isolated school in the Jujuy Andes, Argentina. A look into a paradigm shift led by the region's women.

Pragda Films | 2021 | 49 minutes