Latin-American Studies


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MARIO VARGAS LLOSA: THE NOVELIST WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT

World History  Spanish Language  Political Science  Literature  Latin-American Studies 

Profiles the life and work of one of the world's greatest contemporary novelists, who in 1990 campaigned unsuccessfully for the Presidency of Peru.

VERSO NEGRO: Black Verse Poetry of the Spanish Caribbean
VERSO NEGRO: Black Verse Poetry of the Spanish Caribbean

Spanish Language  Puerto Rican Studies  Performing Arts  Music  Literature  Latino Studies  Latin-American Studies  Directed by Women 

Featuring poetry performances that often resemble contemporary rap, this film examines an important aspect of Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage.

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FOR THE FIRST TIME

Spanish Language  Latin-American Studies  Cinema Studies  Short Films  Cuban Studies 

Celebrates the universal and almost magical appeal of motion pictures by showing a Cuban Film Institute mobile film unit traveling deep into the Cuban countryside to show peasants their first movie.

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TURNING DREAMS INTO REALITY

Short Films  Spanish Language  Latin-American Studies  Cinema Studies  Directed by Women 

A profile of Fernando Birri, 'Father' of the New Latin American Cinema.

THE NEW CINEMA OF LATIN AMERICA (series)
THE NEW CINEMA OF LATIN AMERICA (series)

Latin-American Studies  Cinema Studies  Spanish Language  Women's Studies  Cuban Studies 

This two-part documentary examines the social and artistic roots of the national cinemas of Latin America.

MAMA, I HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU
MAMA, I HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU

LGBTQ  Spanish Language  Sociology  Latin-American Studies  Family Relations 

This autobiographical video, in which the filmmaker reveals his homosexuality to his mother, explores the awkward situation of being ‘out’ to friends but closeted to family.

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