Showing 1 - 10 of 375 titles with a criteria of Subject is Latin American Studies
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
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
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
Journalism students at the University of Chile embark on an investigation of El Mercurio, the oldest newspaper in Chile.
Icarus Films | 2008 | 80 minutes
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
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
A poignant experimental documentary that explores the effects of tragedy and remembrance on a bi-cultural family.
Icarus Films | 2001 | 19 minutes
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
A singular comedy of errors, this Mexican classic follows Lupe as she pretends to be a thief to infiltrate a criminal cell that is threatening her father.
Pragda Films | 1947 | 71 minutes
The stormy life of Mexican bullfighter Rodolfo Rodríguez González and his alter ego "THE PANA," who worked as a baker, gravedigger, and bundles loader before becoming a bullfighter.
Pragda Films | 2017 | 70 minutes