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1.

Triana Pura y Pura

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"In the 50s the gypsies of Triana, which had been there since the XV century were driven out of the neighborhood negligible economic reasons and dispersed by Andalusia. In 1983, immune to discouragement and marginalization, they would meet for its last big party at the Teatro Lope de Vega in Seville. This joyous film, completely unprecedented, celebrates the end of a "King of the Gypsies" in a single evening of flamenco and joy made ode to a vanished world." -- Film Affinity.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Volver a Empezar: (Begin the Beguine)

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After many years of living in San Francisco, an ageing Nobel prize winner returns to his native town in Spain for a last visit to look up his former friends and an old girlfriend.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Memoria de España

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Documentary series that covers the history of Spain from its origins to the present time.
DVD
2011; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Que Mi Nombre No Se Borre de la Historia: El Documental de Las 13 Rosas

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"El 5 de agosto de 1939, cincuenta y siete personas fueron fusiladas en las tapias del madrileño cementerio del Este. Trece eran mujeres, siete menores de edad. A partir de entonces fueron conocidas como las 'trece rosas'". El caso de las 'trece rosas' permanece imborrable en la memoria de todas las mujeres que compartieron con las condenadas sus última noche que pasaron con las condenadas, antes de wer ejecutadas, transportándonos al horror que vivieron en aquellos días"--Taken from back of DVD container.; Documentary about 13 young ladies who were sent to the firing squad during the early years of the Franco regime, as punishment for a political crime they were not involved in.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Las Maestras de la República

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"The Republican Teachers were a brave and committed women who participated in the conquest of the rights of women and the modernization of education, based on the principles of democratic public school. This documentary by recreating a masterpiece of the era, and images of unreleased archive, discover the wonderful legacy that we have left the Republican teachers and has survived to this day." -- FETE-UGT website.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Numax Presenta

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" ... Numax presenta-- covers an arresting and media-diverting incident in Spain: the almost revolutionary decision of the workers at the Numax appliance factory to resist forced closure of that business -- and its concomitant layo[ffs] -- in 1977, by "taking over" the factory themselves. That decision lasted until 1979, when the plant closed permanently. Almost three decades passed, and in the mid-2000s, Jordà returned with his cameras to examine what had transpired in the lives of the workers during the twenty-five year interim. The result is the documentary Veinte Anos No Es Nada. This film begins with the closing "party" sequence of Numax presenta-- and moves forward in time to tell the stories of many of the former Numax employees. What emerges over the course of the[se] film[s] [...]
DVD
2009; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Cielo Gira: The Sky Turns

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After a 35-year absence, director Mercedes Álvarez returns to her native village Aldealseñor in remote northwest Spain. She was the last child born there, and now only fourteen aged inhabitants remain. The passing years have made them natural philosophers, historians, and comedians as they muse on the transience of things, regard the folly of conquerors from Caesar to Bush, and lace it all with ironic, quintessentially Spanish humor.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Pelota Vasca: La Piel Contra la Piedra = Euskal Pelota : Larrua Harriaren Kontra

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Documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain, with at least seventy juxtaposed interviews interspersed with documentary footage and clips from other films on the topic ; the sport of jai alai serves a visual metaphor for the conflict.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Caballé: Beyond Music

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"Featuring one of the finest voices of recent time, this documentary accompanies Montserrat Caballé on a journey to some of the most important places in her life. We witness her in conversation, in numerous historic performances and, through the testimonies of friends and fellow musicians, gain a deeper understanding of Montserrat the person and Caballé the artist"--Container.
DVD
2009; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Princrincipe Renacentista

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"This program looks at the Renaissance as it flourished in Spain during the 16th century and Philip's role in it as a scholar and patron of the arts. Fernando Checa, director of the Museo del Prado, is featured"
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Maquina del Estado

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Program explores the interrelation of church and state during Philip II's reign as he zealously championed the Counter-Revolution, albeit not without subverting even the Spanish Inquisition to his political aims.
DVD
2003; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XVIII: El Siglo de Las Luces = the 18th Century : The Age of Enlightenment

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One of thirteen titles in the series, Glories of Spanish Literature, created in consultation with the University of Salamanca. These videos were shot on location at literary landmarks throughout Spain and combine scholarly interviews and dramatic readings with images of manuscripts and artwork as they profile Spanish authors, poets, and playwrights. This title examines the 18th century in Spain, less a period of literary achievement than a time of intellectual ferment, as the Bourbon monarchs attempted sweeping social and cultural reforms.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: La Guerra Civil Española = the 20th Century : The Spanish Civil War

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Examines the period of the Second Republic in 1936 and the Spanish army's mutiny that marked the beginning of a bitter civil war that lasted three years and cost one million Spanish lives. Includes dramatic readings from the poets and prose writers who captured the period in their works: Rafael Alberti's "Romancero general de la guerra," Antonio Machado's "Muerte de un niño Herido", José Maria Pemán's "De ellos es el mundo and Poema de la bestia y el angel", and Miguel Hernández' "Viento del pueblo." Rafael Alberti's "Romancero general de la guerra," Antonio Machado's "Muerte de un niño Herido", José Maria Pemán's "De ellos es el mundo and Poema de la bestia y el angel", and Miguel Hernández' "Viento del pueblo."
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Siglo XX: Escritores Españoles En el Exilio = the 20th Century : Spanish Writers in Exile

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Explores the time after the Spanish Civil War when the defeated Republicans had only two options: to stay in Spain and accept the rule of Franco's authoritarian regime or to leave their homeland and go into exile. Discusses the lives and works of Spain's dispossessed literary elite.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Viva Pedro Special Features: The Almodóvar Collection

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Special features for the "Viva Pedro" box set include cast and crew interviews, analyses of Almodóvar's works, biographical documentary, featurettes, and previews.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Sevillanas

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Sevillanas consists of eleven short performances by Spain's most famous flamenco dancers, singers and guitarists. Director Carlos Saura here provides an in depth look at the Sevillanas form of flamenco and its dancers, who range in age from about eight to nearly eighty.
VHS
1996; 1992
Ivy (By Request)
18.

La Empanada de la Removida

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Provocation, debauchery and fun have taken over the night in Madrid, as they did in the 80's in the recognized movement. A variety of complex but extremely honest characters show us aspects of the night and the fun that remind us those bizarre years. --
Online
2007
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Celuloide Colectivo: El Cine En Guerra

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In 1936, in Spain, the entertainment industry began a process of collectivization, being under the direct control of the employees of cinemas, theaters and music halls. For the first time, the cinema performed documentaries, especially about the Civil War (1936-1939). At this time, despite the circumstances, they came to perform more than one hundred films and reports that managed to keep the film industry. This documentary reconstructs the collectivisation experience. --
Online
2009
20.

La Casita Blanca: La Ciutat Oculta

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Barcelona 1945-1955. "La casita blanca" shows the "hidden" Barcelona, the city where coexists the double standards of the bourgeoisie with the black market, the misery, the ration cards, the urban maquis, the underground politics, and the "brothels" or "meublés"... and, in contrast, the Eucharistic Congress, the visits of Franco and Eva Peron to Barcelona. --
Online
2002