Languages Archives: Spanish

Those Who Remain

Those Who Remain intimately observes the everyday lives of nine families across different parts of Mexico for almost a year, who all stayed in their home towns after their relatives moved to the U.S. for better opportunities.

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

In April 2002, the democratically elected Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, faces a coup d’état by an American-backed opposition party. The two-day coup fails to topple Chávez, but the tumultuous event proves to be great dramatic material for two Irish filmmakers who happen to be making a documentary about Chavez as the coup erupts. They capture footage of the massive opposition and pro-Chavez crowds and analyze how Venezuelan TV manipulated images for propaganda purposes.

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Real Women Have Curves

Real Women Have Curves is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman, who’s torn between her mainstream ambitions and her cultural heritage.

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The Magic Hour

This modern fairy tale magically unfolds in flashbacks as a middle-aged writer, suffering from writer’s block, returns to her childhood in search of the key to the future.

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La Playa D.C.

Tomás, an Afro-Colombian teenager driven from his home by war, settles with his brothers in the section of Bogota known as “La Playa.” Working as a barber’s apprentice, Tomás is just beginning to find a place for himself when his younger brother Jairo disappears. Tomás must make a risk-filled journey in search of Jairo, a rite of passage that forces him to find, and earn, his own identity in this impressive, wonderfully energetic debut film.

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