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Todos Se van =: Everybody Leaves

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The movie is based on the autobiographical novel with the same title by Cuban writer Wendy Guerra. Nieve, an eight year old Cuban girl, is involved in the struggle of her parents to get her custody. Eva is her mother, an artist who believes in the revolution without censorship or authoritarianism. She remarried Dan, a Swede who works in the construction of a nuclear plant. Manuel is her father, a playwright who sacrifices himself to writing pamphleteer plays in a remote area of the country. This story is a celebration of freedom and a confrontation of authority that takes place in the 1980s, in the midst of one of the worst economic crisis in Cuba.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shake the Dust

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This documentary chronicles the influence of breakdancing, exploring how it strikes a resonant chord in the slums, favelas and ghettos of the world and far beyond. Showcases breakdancing moves and interviews performers from Uganda, Cambodia, Yemen, and Colombia.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Playa D.C.

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"Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific Coast, pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend, disappears, Tomas plunges into the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to face his past and to leave aside the influence of his brothers in order to find his own identity"--Container.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Los Viajes del Viento: The Wind Journeys

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For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo travelled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows never to play again, and embarks on one last journey to return the instrument to its rightful owner.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Esto Huele Mal

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A successful businessman, who leads a double life, will see his world begin to crumble when a bomb explodes in the nightclub he is in with his lover.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Muertos de Susto

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"Amparo, a mysterious woman, comes to a funeral home with the body of a beautiful young girl, Lucía, offering a large sum in dollars to cremate to body immediately and without paperwork. Ancízar and Ovidio, the owners of the place, sadly decide to refuse the tempting economic offer. Nevertheless, when Amparo returns, the funeral directors surprisingly discover that the body has disappeared and they find themselves obligated to give the woman an urn with the ashes of the dead father of Ancízar. She pays what she offered, takes the ashes and everyone thinks the deal is closed. What this pair of funeral directors don?t imagine is that this will be the worst deal they have ever made in their lives." -- Flixster.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Perro Come Perro

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His name is 'El Orejon', the ruthless yet agoraphobic kingpin of the Colombian underworld who surveys his empire from atop a luxury high-rise. When fed-up street soldiers Victor and Eusebio decide to double-cross the boss on a cash-collection shakedown, as well as gunning down his beloved godson, the crime lord dispatches every murderous gangster, merciless thug and voodoo priestess in Cali to eliminate the desperate duo.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rosario Tijeras

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"In 1989, in Medellin, the prostitute and killer Rosario Tijeras has an affair with the playboy Emilio and is introduced to his best friend Antonio in a night-club. The relationship of Rosario with Emilio is limited to sex and she befriends Antonio, who is in love with her. After the death of her brother Jonhefe, Rosario and Antonio become closer and she falls in love with him. But Rosario is chased by her enemies from the past." -- IMDb.
DVD
2008; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Ángel del Acordeón

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"Tells the story of Poncho, a ten-year-old boy who has two dreams in life: win Sara María, his childhood sweetheart, and become 'Jr.King' of the Vallenato Legend Festival. His family's difficult economic conditions make it impossible for him to buy an accordion to learn how to play. When his arrogant friend Pepe makes a play for Maria, this sets off a lifelong feud to see who will emerge as the Angel of the Accordion."
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Paraíso Travel

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Marlon Cruz, a young Columbian man who, motivated by his beautiful girlfriend Reina leaves his life in Columbia to illegally cross the border and find fortune in New York. Marlon's journey, which takes him to through seedy strip clubs, dance halls, homeless hostels, and the streets of Jackson Heights, ultimately takes him to a place he could have never predicted.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Rey

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Este video presenta un cuento ficticioso basado en la vida de un narcotraficante de cocaína colombiano, Jaime Caicedo, aquí conocido como Pedro Rey. "El Rey" comienza como un pequeño negociante, consiguiendo la cooperación de un químico, un voluntario del Cuerpo de Paz y otras personas en su plan de exportar la cocaína a Estados Unidos. Este negocio llega a ser un imperio de enorme riqueza con todos sus peligros.; The fictional story of the first Colombian cocaine king is chronicled in this drama. It was the 1970s when Pedro Rey (Jaime Caicedo), a man of modest means, met an American Peace Corps volunteer named Harry. Together, the duo came up with a plan for large-scale exportation of cocaine to the United States-a feat made possible by a partnership with a noted Colombian chemist w [...]
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Rosario Tijeras

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"...Cuenta la historia de Antonio y Emilio, dos amigos que conocen a una bella y sensual sicaria del narcotráfico Colobiano, Rosario Tijeras. Movida por el odio contra todos los que la han maltratando, Rosario hace de la violencia su estilo de vida. Los tres amigos pronto se perderán en triángulo pasional donde confundirán el dolor del amor con el de la muerte"--Container.; Antonio and Emilio are two upperclass friends who one day meet the beautiful and sensual narcotics assassin of Medillín, Rosario Tijeras "The Scissors". Moved by hatred against all those who betrayed her and incapable to show her true feelings, Rosario makes violence her very particular style of life. Nevertheless, the three friends soon lose themselves in a distressing love triangle where they confuse the pain o [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Bluff

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A man catches his girlfriend cheating on him with his boss, and gets fired because of this. When he finds his boss cheating on his ex-girlfriend, he blackmails him, but things will end up upside-down, when a murder shows up.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Romancing the Stone

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A romance writer sets off to Colombia to pay the ransom of her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. Thrown into a jungle full of gunfire, mud slides and poisonous snakes, Joan's only hope lies with Jack Colton, a rugged wanderer straight out of her novels. Together, they'll have to outwit the bandits and survive the jungle if they're to save her sister.
DVD
2006; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cocaine Cowboys

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The cocaine trade of the '70s and '80s had an indelible impact on contemporary Miami. Smugglers and distributors forever changed the once sleepy retirement community and turned it into one of the world's most glamorous hot spots and the epicenter of a $20 billion annual business fed by Colombia's Medellin Cartel. By the early '80s, Miami's tripled homicide rate had made it the murder capital of the country.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Transporter 2

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When ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is implicated in the kidnapping by Columbian drug dealers of the son of a government narcotics control policymaker, he sets to work recovering the boy and exposing the kidnappers.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Rodrigo D: No Future

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Tough and in your face, Rodrigo D reveals the brutal tale of a teenager making a goal of it in one of the world's toughest towns: Medellin, Columbia. A cast of young actors and real life street toughs - some of whom met violent deaths after the filming.
DVD
2004; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Bolívar Soy Yo

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An actor on a historical soap opera becomes convinced that he is the man he portrays on television: South American revolutionary Simon Bolívar.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Virgen de los Sicarios: Our Lady of the Assassins

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An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellin, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellin slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Blow

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Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's.
DVD
2001
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map