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The Feast of the Goat

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Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo after 30 years to face the past -- the horrifying circumstances that altered her life forever when she was a teenager and Rafael Leónidas Trujilla ("El Chivo") was the brutal dictator who ruled the Dominican Republic.
DVD
2012; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Soga

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Based on true events in the Dominican Republic, see the personal struggle of one brave cop who revolts against his country's unscrupulous government. He risks everything in order to find justice and avenge his father's death. A riveting, emotional story of redemption in the midst of inhumane brutality and political corruption.
DVD
2011; 2009
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Tropico de Sangre: La Pelea Por la Libertad les Costo la Vida

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Based on the true story of the Mirabal sisters, politically vocal activists assassinated in 1960 while fighting to topple Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo's bloody and oppressive reign of power.
DVD
2010
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Sugar

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Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family. He struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Subsequently forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable. The previously single-minded pitcher gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role h [...]
DVD
2009
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Luis Vargas: The Bachata Story : Santo Domingo Blues

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Viewers are treated not only to a bittersweet success story about one immigrant artist, but an understanding of this once-maligned music style.
DVD
2007; 2003
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Chocolate Country

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"In the isolated hill towns of the Dominican Republic, cacao farmers have been fighting a losing battle with the global economy (and hundreds of opportunistic middlemen) for as long as anyone can remember. ?Chocolate Country? is the story of a village with a plan to turn the system on its head. Like many poor farmers, the people of Loma Guacanejo have never been able to afford herbicides or pesticides. Shifting demands in the first world are about to turn this disadvantage into an advantage. If the farmers can certify their cocoa beans ?organic?, and leverage the benefits of "Fair Trade", their product could instantly double - even triple - in value." -- Chocolate Country film website.
DVD
2007; 2006
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Dominicanas [electronic resource]

The program examines the Dominican Republic that tourists rarely see-a nation of sex markets, prostitution, poverty, and lack of educational opportunities. The current economic crisis and its effect on middle-class life are discussed, along with efforts currently under way to alleviate the social and economic problems. We hear from women on all levels of society, from prostitutes to the Vice President of the Dominican Revolutionary Party, who discuss rarely seen facets of Dominican life. Also available in English.
Online
2006; 1992
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La Extraña

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A depressed publisher decides to get a break and leaves town for long weekend to his private home in a luxury resort. Along the way, he meets an attractive woman who turns his life upside down. Is this his opportunity for happiness or the beginning of a tragedy? --
Online
2008; 2014
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Grandes Exitos En Video

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DVD
2004
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