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1.

The Desert Bride

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The story of Teresa, a 54 year old woman who works as a domestic employee in a family home in Buenos Aires. For decades she has taken refuge in the routine of her tasks, but now that the family has decided to sell the house, her life begins to totter.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Memoria del Saqueo: A Social Genocide

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"After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous economy. Less than twenty years later, the Argentinians have lost literally everything: major national companies have been sold well below value to foreign corporations; the proceeds of privatizations have been diverted into the pockets of corrupt officials; revised labour laws have taken away all rights from employees; in a country that is traditionally an important exporter of foodstuffs, malnutrition is widespread; millions of people are unemployed and sinking into poverty; and their savings have disappeared in a final banking collapse. The film highlights numerous political, financial, social [...]
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (By Request)
3.

La Patagonia Rebelde

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Film based on actual historical events involving the brutal military suppression of a series of strikes by rural workers in the southernmost province of Argentina in the early 1920's.
DVD
2006; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Afroargentinos =: Afroargentines

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"... 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 Argentina's exclusively European heritage" -- Container.
DVD
2013; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Pu-- y la Ballena: The Whore and the Whale

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A writer going though an emotional crisis decides to research the work of an Argentinean photographer. Uncovering a passionate love story between her subject and a prostitute, she unearths hidden feelings of her own. She travel to the Argentine Patagonia in her quest for answers.
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Arreglo

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In a suburb of Buenos Aires, construction is underway to pipe in water. Unfortunately, only some of the inhabitants will benefit; the rest will be forced to continue relying on their worn-out pumps that constantly break down. The neighbors decide they will bribe the overseerer of the project; only housepainter Luis Bellamo refuses to go along with the plan, arguing that honesty is the greater good.
DVD
2013; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mercedes Sosa, Como Un Pájaro Libre

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A documentary about singer Mercedes Sosa, with films of her performing and clips of interviews.
DVD
1983; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Los Rubios: The Blonds

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Using a combination of fiction and documentary, Albertina Carri traces her parents' disappearance in 1977 during the regime of the Argentine junta.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Animalada

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Distracted and unhappy with his current marriage, Alberto seeks comfort with a sheep named "Fanny" in a nearby barn. He tries to hide his beastly relationship as long as he can, but family matters soon get in the way and people start to die horribly, as Alberto kills and grinds up body parts into his new partner's food. His relationship with the farm animal is taboo and the secret must be kept--even if that means putting his own family in jeopardy.
DVD
2009; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Elefante Blanco: White Elephant

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In a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires, Julian and Nicolas work tirelessly to help the local people. Nicolas joins Julian in overseeing the construction of a hospital following the failure of a project he was leading in which paramilitary forces assassinated members of the community. Deeply troubled by his actions, Nicolas finds solace in Luciana. As Nicolas' beliefs wane, work on the hospital is halted, and the faith of the entire community is put to the test.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Un Cuento Chino

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Roberto, a middle aged veteran, has lived a sheltered and isolated life for the past twenty years following a traumatic incident. When he meets a Chinese man in Buenos Aires who is looking for his only remaining family member, events pull Roberto back out of his shell.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

El Secreto de Sus Ojos: The Secret in Their Eyes

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A crime-thriller about judicial cover-ups and corruption in Argentina, told through flashbacks.
DVD
2010
13.

Tango Our Dance: Tango Baile Nuestro

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"Director Jorge Zanada spent years researching and recording the tango's place in Argentine culture and exploring the machismo that drives the dance"--Container.
DVD
2006; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Las Viudas de los Jueves

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"En el barrio privado de Altos de la Cascada, la vida transcurre idílica como siempre, entre casas que imitan mansiones con grandes jardines y piscinas climatizadas. Separado de la realidad por muros y cámaras que todo lo vigilan, el country de Altos es una burbuja perfecta en un país erizado de espinas. Una mañana tiene lugar un descubrimiento macabro: tres cadáveres aparecen flotando en una piscina. El hallazgo conmueve a esa cerrada comunidad, que se apresura a etiquetarlo de accidente y a definirlo como tragedia e infortunio. Pero la revisión de las últimas actividades de las víctimas hace dudar sobre el carácter accidental de esas muertes. Por debajo de su fachada impoluta, el barrio de Altos de la Cascada se revelará precario como un polvorín, desmintiendo la creencia de que la [...]
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Medianeras: Sidewalls

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Two Buenos Aires denizens find the architecture of the city and emerging technologies affecting their lives in a way neither ever dreamt possible in this romantic comedy that combines live action, animation, and graphic art to paint a vivid pcitre of life in a bustling city.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Leonera: Lion's Den

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Julia gives birth to a son after she is sent to the penitentiary for the murder of her lover. Fellow inmate Marta becomes her ally, while her mother Sofia is her opponent. As Marta attempts to teach Julia how to be a mother in the least appropriate place, her mother attempts to gain custody so the child can grow up outside of prison. The duel between Julia and her mother expresses the dilemma of what is better for the child, life with his mother in prison, or without her, but in freedom.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Para Que No Me Olvides

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Ferreira returns with a rich drama that intricately interlinks the personal and the political in dealing with the power of memory and how to deal with pain. Irene lives with her 22-year-old son David and her elderly father Mateo, an Argentinian civil war survivor. The three are close, but when David decides to move out with his girlfriend Clara, it disrupts the delicate balance of familial relationships, causing a rift between mother and son. Due to a tragedy, they are all forced to re-examine their relationships.; "Una madre y su hijo tienen problemas, por que éste se enamoro de una chica que 'no le conviene'. El abuelo del joven, con la sabiduría que le ha dejado el dolor de sus propias luchas, trata de mediar, sin éxito. Pero un hecho inesperado del destino los pondrá a prueba y t [...]
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

La Hora de los Hornos: Notas y Testimonios Sobre el Neocolonialismo, la Violencia y la Liberación

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A documentary on the liberation struggle being waged throughout Latin America, using Argentina as a historical model.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Nietos: Identidad y Memoria

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Documentary film about the people whose family members were 'disappeared' by the military during the "dirty war" in Argentina from 1976 on. Concentrates mainly on younger people, many of whom lost parents and were placed in foster homes, and the subsequent struggle to reunite them with surviving family members.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Liverpool

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In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Farrel asks the captain of the freighter he works on to go ashore once they reach the port of Ushuaia, a town in southern Argentina. He wants to return to his birthplace and see if his mother is still alive. For the past twenty years he has worked as a seaman. Having reached the cluster of houses where he grew up, Farrel discovers his mother is indeed still alive, but someone else has become part of the family.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)