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Julieta

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Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart.
DVD
2017
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Hablar

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An anthology film with twenty stories on the subject of words and communication that take place in Madrid from its popular Lavapiés Square to the Sala Mirador. The characters talk, argue, laugh, cry, threaten, whisper, shout, make dates, get angry with and hug one another, prompting the audience to reflect on the immense power of words.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Guerra de Papá

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Told from a four-year-old's pespective, this film explores one day in the life of Quico (Lolo García), the child of a middle-class Madrid family.
DVD
2011; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cachorro

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This is the engaging story of Pedro, an attractive gay dentist living an active single life in Madrid. He offers to take care of his adorable 9-year-old nephew Bernardo for two weeks while the child's mother travels abroad with her latest "hippie" boyfriend. When Mom suddently becomes detained in India, however, Pedro must become the boy's caretaker.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Las Bicicletas Son Para el Verano

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"Madrid, 1936, Luisito 14 años, ha suspendido física y se va a quedar sin la bicicleta que le habían prometido sus padres si aprobaba el curso. 'Las Bicicletas son para el verano, ' es la crónica humana de unasfamilias que vivien su historias personales con humor, con momentáneos radicalismos con afán de supervivencia, en el escenario de una guerra civil ideológica y de intereses"--Container.; The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Little Ashes

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1922. As Madrid wavers on the edge of social change, Salvador Dalí arrives at the renowned School of Fine Arts and is immediately drawn into the the decadent lifestyle of Federico García Lorca and Luis Buñuel. But as the three explore the art world together, a forbidden attraction develops which changes their lives forever.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Volver

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Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters' birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns (volver).
DVD
2007
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Km. 0

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Kilometer 0 is the very center of Madrid. It is also a meeting place as 14 lives that intersect for sex, romance, chance meetings, missed connections and mistaken identities.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tiovivo C. 1950

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A nostalgic look at the post-war era in Spain.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Colmena: La Obra Maestra de Camilo José Cela

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Based on the the novel by Camilo Jose Cela, this film is set in 1942, post Spanish Civil War Madrid. It tells a story of the poets, surviving in misery under the Franco's regime, and the winners of the war, an emerging class of people making easy money with their illegal business.
DVD
2004; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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Las Cosas del Querer

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Set in 1940s Madrid, the film follows the fortunes of three vaudeville performers: handsome Juan, who plays piano for his passionate girlfriend Pepita, and her onstage partner, flamboyant Mario. Like Pepita, Mario is in love with straight man Juan; rebuffed, he happily moves his attention to a string of lovers. After an affair with a young nobleman, whom Mario spurns, the nobleman's mother concocts a nasty revenge.
DVD
2005; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
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Destinos: 9 Estaciones (Seasons) [electronic resource]

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In Estaciones, Raquel learns more about the case she is investigating.
Online
1992
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Destinos: 10 Cuadros (Paintings) [electronic resource]

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Cuadros shows Raquel's last night and day in Madrid. It provides a lesson on ways to describe physical characteristics in Spanish, more ways to talk about what you are going to do with others, and one way to wish someone well. It also is a lesson about a number of well-known Spanish artists.
Online
1992
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Destinos: 11 la Demora (the Delay) [electronic resource]

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La Demora describes Raquel's last few hours in Madrid and reviews previous lessons.
Online
1992
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Destinos: 12 Revelaciones (Revelations) [electronic resource]

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Revelaciones involves Raquel's departure from Madrid by plane, on her way to continue her search for Rosario. Eventually, she learns that Rosario has died. It is a lesson about how to express the Spanish numbers from 100 to 1000, how to talk about what other people did in the past, and how to talk with people you know by using the type of Spanish spoken in Argentina. It also is a lesson about Argentina, both past and present.
Online
1992
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Cándida

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Cándida is an lowly maid in Madrid, where she scrapes to get by and help her two useless sons, a junkie and a basket case. As her family situation goes from bad to worse, her travails inspire other people.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Una Cronica de Madrid

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Madrid is presented as a cinematographic scene. All the frustrations, joys and hopes of the city's heterogeneous people are displayed in a twenty-four hour span. The chronicles of the most distinguished writers are used as an introduction and reference, including Lope de Vega and Juan de la Hoz.
VHS
1980; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Madrid City Guide [electronic resource]: Pilot Guides

Ernest Hemingway once called Madrid "the most Spanish of all the cities." Follow Adela la Ucar through the baroque Royal Palace, a bullfighting stadium, the palace fort of Alcazar, and El Rastro, the famous flea market, in this Pilot Guides episode. Adela tours the imposing Plaza Major, used by the Spanish Inquisition to publicly humiliate heretics but today a bustling urban center, before heading to El Prado Museum to check out two of Spain's greatest artists: Velasquez and Goya. She stays in a hostel called Los Gatos after young, partying Madrileños, meets a cutting edge fashion designer, learns about the Spanish Civil War, attends the Gay Pride festival, admires the 15th-century Gothic cathedral, goes on a Spanish Inquisition tour, visits the Museum of Torture, and meets a traditi [...]
Online
2010
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Madrid [electronic resource]: 24 Horas

The hustle and bustle of Spain's capital is a great setting for picking up key Spanish words, phrases, and expressions. After all, communication is an indispensable part of the quest for success in the big city, whether on the streets or in an office building. This program helps Spanish-language learners discuss and describe occupations, work habits, and daily routines as it looks at life in Madrid-in particular, a day in the lives of a taxi driver, a radio announcer, and a journalist. As they absorb the video's language lessons, viewers will also discover that financial security is just as elusive in Spain as it is in the United States!
Online
1995