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Rio Verde: El Tiempo de los Yakurunas = Green River : The Time of the Yakurunas

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Eschewing traditional anthropological pointers, Green River invites its viewers to rely solely on their eyes and ears to get their bearings in this Amazonian catchment area, and be carried by cinematographic prowess to a place where the river itself becomes a surface for projections of all kinds.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Araucana

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In 1540, during the rule of Carlos I, Spain extends its dominion over the New World. Some of the conquerers are idealistic, but most are opportunistic adventurers. One group of such men, led by Pedro de Valdivia, returns to Cuzco with a band of 5 men.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Contracorriente

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Miguel, a respected Peruvian fisherman, is expecting his first child with his beautiful wife, Mariela. However, their peaceful existence is threatened by Miguel's love for Santiago, a visiting artist whose presence is viewed as a threat by the villagers. When a fatal accident befalls the community, Miguel is faced with hiding his true feelings or coming to terms with who he is and risk losing everything, including those he loves.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Teta Asustada: The Milk of Sorrow

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Fausta suffers from 'The Milk of Sorrow, ' an illness transmitted through mother's milk by women who've been raped during Peru's civil wars. Stricken with the fear that she's contracted the illness from her mother's breast milk, Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother's sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom, and wholeness.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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No Se Lo Digas a Nadie

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Based on the alleged autobiography of gay Peruvian talk show host Jaime Bayly, this is the story of Joaquin, a troubled youth from a well-to-do family in Peru, who must overcome the domineering influences of his macho, racist father and obsessively religious mother to discover his true sexual nature.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Past Present Peru

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"... an ambitious multimedia tribute to John Cohen's fifty-year long fascination with the people, cultures and landscapes of Peru. Cohen took his first photographs in Peru in 1956 and has returned many times, adding musical and film recordings to his still images. Cohen's photographs, which over decades had gathered dust in a barn near his home, and the music, today archived at the Smithsonian Institution, have not been published in their entirety until now."
Book
2010
Fine Arts (Oversize)
7.

Altiplano

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"High in the breathtaking, majestic Andes of Peru, silent but deadly traces of mercury -- remnants of long-ago silver mining -- bring illness and death to a local village. Seeking retribution, the villagers mistakenly attribute the outbreak to Western doctors who work in the mountains. Two women -- the fiance of a villager killed in the accident and the wife of a doctor murdered in the riot -- are brought together in this haunting yet ravishingly beautiful film about our divided yet inextricably intertwined world."--Container.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pachamama

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Recipient of multiple awards and directed by Glauber Rocha's son, Eryk Rocha, Pachamama tells the story of the director's journey through the Brazilian Amazon rainforest on his way to Peru and Bolivia, where he encounters the reality of people historically cut-off from the political process of their own country and that, for the first time, are attempting to have a say in the outcome of their own fate. The title of the film, Pachamama, is a word that means ?Mother Earth? to certain groups of Native Americans, and refers to the bucolic goddess of the rural workers. A meditative film that also reveals social movements and moments often obscured from outsiders.--www.meetup.com
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Terras: Lands

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"Surrounded by the Amazon rainforest, the twin cities of Leticia and Tabatinga and the village of Santa Rosa constitute a triple border between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Beautifully photographed and researched, Lands explores the social and ecological impact of territorial limits, commerce and modernity on the lives of the local and indigenous population. ... Directed by noted Brazilian filmmaker Maya da-Rin, Lands maps out the demarcations that, although not always visible, are present in these people's daily lives. The borders, after all, are everywhere and nowhere in this land. In addition, the film looks at the concept of nationality and territorial limits, the relationship between urban cities and the Amazon, the contact between traditional indigenous cultures and contemporary [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fitzcarraldo

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Story of a man obsessed with a dream to build his own personal opera house in a remote Peruvian town.
DVD
1999; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mariposa Negra

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During Fujimori's regime a well-known judge gets brutally murdered. His fiancee, Gabriela, a young teacher is devastated and shocked when she finds out that a local tabloid has published infamous and grotesque lies about her beloved's death.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Soy Andina: I Am Andean

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Documentary about two New York-based dancers who return to Peru to reconnect with their roots and dance.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Touching the Void

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In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of a notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend.
DVD
2004; 2003
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Manuela Sáenz

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"Es 1856. En Paita, un oxidado puerto pesquero de Perú, se encuentra una mujer que escandalizó a todo el continente treinta años atrás. Su presencia fue borrada de los libros de historia: se trata de Manuela Sáenz, el gran amor de Simón Bolívar, héroe venezolano que comandó la gran revolución suramericana en la primera mitad del siglo XIX, llamado desde entonces El Libertador"--Container.; "Its 1856 and a whaler approaches Paita, the last redoubt of Peru - a rusty fishing port where only poverty and oblivion are to be found. Among the ship's crew is Herman Melville, a young sailor hatching up the idea of writing the story of a whale called Moby Dick. In Paita lives a woman who, thirty years before, had shocked the continent and whose name had been erased from history books. She [...]
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Paloma de Papel: Paper Dove

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The harrowing coming of age story of a young man struggling to survive poverty, corruption, and violence when Shining Path guerrillas sweep through and force the helpless youngster into their ranks.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pantaleón y Las Visitadoras Vidas Privadas = Private Lives / Guión, Alan Pauls y Fito Paéz ; Dirigida Por Fito Paéz: Captain Pantoja and the Special Services

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Pantaleón y las visitadoras: A dedicated Peruvian army captain (and devoted husband) is put in charge of a top secret military operation--setting up a brothel in the Amazon jungle to satisfy the needs of his fellow soldiers. Vidas privadas: Carmen Uranga, an Argentine exile, returns to her homeland after 20 years when her father has a stroke. As Carmen struggles with her memories, a new shocking truth from her past comes to light.
DVD
2006; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ojos Que No Ven: What the Eye Doesn't See

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The film ties six stories during the days when the "vladivideos" (tapes where Vladimiro Montesinos, the Peruvian's president councellor, is recorded while he was buying opposite politics) have appeared causing the fall of Fujimori's government in Peru.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Tinta Roja: Red Ink

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Young college graduate wants to be an entertainment writer, but in his first journalism job is assigned to the daily crime column on a tabloid newspaper, where the question becomes "How far would you go the get what you want?"--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Metal and Melancholy: Metaal En Melancholie

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This documentary is an offbeat "road movie" in which acclaimed documentarian Heddy Honigmann travels with, and thereby discovers the stories of, taxi drivers in Lima. In the early 1990s, in response to Peru's inflationary economy and a government destabilized by corruption and Shining Path terrorism, many middle-class professionals used their own cars to moonlight as taxi drivers in order to weather the financial crisis.
DVD
2007; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tambogrande: Mangos, Muerte, Mineria = Mangos, Murder, Mining

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In 1999, the residents of Tambogrande, in northern Peru, learned that the Fujimoro government had secretly granted mining concessions on their land to the North American corporation, Manhattan Minerals."
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)