The 1960s and ‘70s were a period of revolution, anti-imperialist struggle, and nation-building. Two films which represent and analyse this period in Latin America are Yawar Mallku (Blood of the Condor) and De cierta manera (One Way or Another).
¡VIVA! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival returns to Manchester’s HOME Cinema for its 27th edition this August
Films from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Paraguay will be screened as part of the 27th ¡VIVA! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival, which returns to Manchester’s HOME cinema this 6-22 August. Ten Latin American... Read Article
The opening shot of this documentary is of a man in an oxygen mask. It then cuts to the statue of Columbus standing atop his column on the Barcelona seafront, extending a digit in the direction of the... Read Article
Encompassing swathes of Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina, the Gran Chaco is South America’s second-largest wilderness after the Amazon rainforest. But in stark contrast to its tropical neighbour, the Chaco is a dry, sun-charred no-man’s land of thorn forest... Read Article
Cinema has always played a major role in the dissemination of political understanding and in developing a collective memory of past events. The widespread accessibility, popularity, and ability to relate complex political systems to realistic situations with which... Read Article
After showing at the London Film Festival last summer Zona Sur (Southern District), the fourth film by Bolivian director Juan Carlos Valdivia, is set for general release in the UK on 11th March this year. The film, which... Read Article