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Montevideo y el Grupo de Estudios Urbanos: La Reinvidicación de la Ciudad : Monográfico Categoría 3

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The book covers the history and memory of the Grupo de Estudios Urbanos (GEU). Founded in 1980 and developed into a privileged interlocutor of the urban and economic policies of the last part of the 20th century, the GEU also should be considered as a key episode in the necessary enlargement the battle for civil rights. In this sense, to revisit GEU not only means to account for recent history, but also to discuss the present and lay solid foundations for the future. The book won the Premio Julio Vilamajó in the category "Mutaciones de Significado" in 2012.
BookDVD
2014
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Gehry's Vertigo: Living Architectures

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Third project of the Living Architectures series, Gehry's Vertigo offers to the spectator a rare and vertiginous trip on the top roofs of the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao. Through the portrait of the climbing team in charge of the glass cleaning, their ascensions, their techniques and difficulties, this film observes the complexity and virtuosity of Frank Gehry's architecture.
DVD
2013
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Un Señor Muy Viejo Con Unas Alas Enormes: A Very Old Man With Enormous Wing

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Amid the debris of a Colombian cyclone lands a man whose seemingly miraculous anatomy attracts the curious and devout from around the world. Silent and disheveled, this fantastical "creature" is housed in a chicken coop as onlookers wait for his heavenly message which turns out to be a very mixed blessing.
VHS
1991
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Milagro En Roma: Miracle in Rome

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The story of Margarito Duarte, whose 7 year-old daughter dies suddenly. Visiting her grave 12 years later, he finds his daughter's body just as he left it. After his townspeople call the event a miracle, he tries to have his daughter declared a saint, but it will take a miracle of a different order to get his wish.
VHS
1991
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Catálogo Arte Venezolano del Siglo XX: 2003-2004 Mega Exposición

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A MAJOR EXHIBITION that gathered highlights of contemporary Venezuela art from 30 museums throughout Venezuela. A basic reference for 20th century art.
BookVisual MaterialsDVD
2005
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Tupamaros

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Pepe Mujica, now a member of the Uruguayan parliament, and others of the Tupamaros recount the history of this urban guerrilla group: their use of armed intervention and illegal acts--even kidnapping and murder, their imprisonment and escapes, and their transition to a legal political party.
VHS
1996
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Somos+

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Footage of a demonstration organized by Mujeres por la Vida (Women for Life) in Santiago, Chile, Oct. 30, 1985 in demand of democracy and freedom. Shows how police reacted to the demonstration. "Somos más" ("we are more") was the demonstrators' rallying cry.
VHS
1986
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Memorias del Subdesarrollo: Memories of Underdevelopment

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A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and political milieu.
VHS
1999
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Erendira

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Based on a section of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One hundred years of solitude, Erendira is a black comedy about a teenage girl forced into prostitution by her greedy grandmother. Erendira's only escape from this exploitation is to murder the grandmother in this surreal tale of sexual fantasy, political allegory, and bawdy humor.
VHS
1985
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10.

The Mother, Part 10: Explorations in the Sacred Theme

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"Explores the mythical figure of the mother from multiple viewpoints- documentary and fiction, Spanish and English, theory and experience. The director interviews people on the street, views Hollywood stalwarts of maternal sentiment like Stella Dallas, reads what feminist thinkers have to say on the subject and copes with life as a single Latina mother..."--Women Make Movies catalog.
VHS
1994
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11.

Tesis: Thesis

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Angela, a university student in Madrid, is writing a thesis on violence in the media. During her research she discovers a "snuff movie," a film in which a murder has actually been committed on film. She soon uncovers evidence that the film was shot on the university campus, and that school administrators may be involved in a series of disappearances of students.
VHS
1999; 1996
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La Muerte de Un Burocrata: The Death of a Bureaucrat

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A hilarious account of the tyranny of red tape in Cuba. The comedy begins with a sculptor who is buried with his union card. The widow needs his card to get her pension. A nephew is sent to get permission to exhume the body. A social satire.
VHS
1991; 1966
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La Ultima Cena: The Last Supper

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Set in Havana at the end of the 18th century, a guilt-ridden count invites twelve of his plantation slaves to a "last supper" during which he attempts to teach them what he sees as the crucial elements of Christianity, namely, submissive obedience to their master and joy in suffering. When the count breaks his word, however, and forces the slaves to work the next day (Good Friday), they revolt and the count's punishment is swift and brutal.
VHS
1977; 1976
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Los Calabazos del Sol: The Pumpkins of the Sun

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Uses the metaphor of the "calabazo" (pumpkin) to describe the way in which the children of Colombia's troubled Chocó province experience the poverty and political conflict they have witnessed. Argues that the devastating elements can be overcome through culture, recognition of the diversity of the people, their territory, history and dignity.
VHS
2002
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15.

Gringotón: Gringo-Thon

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Greg Berger's humorous account of difficulties of being a gringo in Mexico, particularly one who objects to American foreign policy. Inspired by street vendors, he dresses as an American tourist and sells chewing gum, washes car windows, and sings in the streets to raise money for a guerilla army to defeat George Bush.
VHS
2003
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16.

El Otro Camino: The Other Road

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Drama about a widow, owner of a coffee estate, who falls in love with a strange visitor. Her son disapproves of the affair.
VHS
2003; 1959
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Jews in Chile: Emigrants Through Time

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Documents Chile's Jewish community of some 20,000 by presenting insight into the everyday life of three of its members.
VHS
2002
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18.

Afroargentinos: Afroargentines

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"A film which unearths the hidden history of black people in Argentina and their contributions to Argentine culture and society, from the slaves who fought in the revolutionary wars against Spain, to the contemporary struggles of black Argentines against racism and marginalization. ... [It] provides a counternarrative to the national myth of Argenitna's exclusively European heritage." -- container.
VHS
2002
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Lesbianas de Buenos Aires

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Lesbians in Buenos Aires speak about their lives and experiences in the macho culture of Argentina.
VHS
2002
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20.

Coronacion

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The elderly heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family, Andres, suffers decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his tiranic and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancee Mario tries to make some money with the passions of his well-off rival. The suffocating athmosphere of the run-down mansion in the outskirts of Santiago represents the deterioration of the Burgoisie, and sets the scene for the total collaps of Andres.
VHS
1999
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