CINEMA TROPICAL'S EDUCATIONAL CATALOG
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Subjects: Latin American Studies, Political Studies, Cinema Studies, Argentina
A film by by Santiago Mitre. Argentina, 2011, 110 min.
El Estudiante is a poignant political coming-of-age film that follows a student as he enters the complicated world of university politics.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Cultural Studies, Mexico, Migration, Political Studies
A film by by Juan Carlos Rulfo and Carlos Hagerman. Mexico, 2007 96 min.
Those Who Remain shines a light on the families left behind by loved ones who have traveled North for work, while also illuminating the rich glow of the Mexican spirit.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, American Studies, Mexico, Migration, Women Studies, Political Studies
A film by Javier Solórzano Casarin, Mexico, 2009, 65 min.
Elvira narrates the drama of an undocumented mother who has become an international symbol for undocumented workers' rights.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Cuba, Political Studies, Film Studies
A film by Fernando Pérez, Cuba/Spain, 2003, 80 min.
A poetic homage to the city of Havana, this breathtaking film portrays Cuba’s capital as no other art form has before.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Cuba, Political Studies, Music, Cultural Studies, Hip-hop
A film by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck. USA/Cuba, 2005, 70 min.
Young Rebels follows five Cuban hip-hop groups and two producers over the course of a Havana summer.
Subjects: Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, Latin American Studies, Mexico, Cultural Studies, Human Rights
A film by Pedro González-Rubio and Carlos Armella. Mexico, 2005, 87 min.
Fernando Pacheco, a.k.a El Suicida (The Suicide), is a young bullfighter who fights not in big arenas but at popular parties of small Mayan communities in the Yucatán Peninsula.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, American Studies, Cuba, Migration, Political Studies
A film by Lisandro Pérez-Rey. USA/Cuba, 2003, 80 min.
Weaving together riveting stories along with rare historical images and footage from present-day Cuba, this film recreates the Mariel Boatlift, a crisis that shook the very foundations of Cuban as well as American society.
Subjects: Anthropology, Latin American Studies, Mexico, Cultural Studies, Literature
A film by Juan Carlos Rulfo. Mexico, 1998, 75 min.
Made by the son of famed Mexican writer, Juan Rulfo, purports to be the son’s search for his father among the people who knew him. But as their memory betrays them, the film becomes a brooding reverie on love, memory, death and old age.
Subjects: Latin American Studies, Argentina, Human Rights, Political Studies, Women Studies
A film by Julia Solomonoff. Argentina/Spain, 2005, 88 min.
Exploring the secrets and silences of a family and a society that lived under a decade of fear, complicity with the dictatorship and concealment, Solomonoff debuts with a compelling story in a film that shines with exceptional performances by Valeria Bertuccelli and Ingrid Rubio.