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Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico)

Overview
Works: 2,642 works in 3,295 publications in 2 languages and 24,150 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Exhibition catalogs  Historical films  Horror films 
Roles: Editor, Producer, prn, Other, isb, Publisher, Contributor, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico)
 
Most widely held works by Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico)
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in Mexico during the early 20th century. A young couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the young woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking
El violín = The violin by Francisco Vargas Quevedo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In rural Mexico, during the peasant revolts of the 1970s, Plutarco, his son Genaro and grandson Lucio lead double lives. On the one hand, they are simple country musicians, and on the other they actively support the peasant guerrilla movement against the oppressor government. When the army occupies the village, the rebels are forced to flee and leave their ammunition behind. Making the most of the fact that he looks like an inoffensive violinist, Plutarco has a plan: to recover the munitions hidden in his cornfield. His music enraptures the captain, but he still has to get his hands on the ammunition
Cronos by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1535, an alchemist builds an extraordinary mechanism encapsulated into a small golden device. The invention, designed to convey eternal life to its owner, survives its maker until 1997 when it shows up to an antiquarian. Fascinated with the strange device, Gris (Luppi) doesn't note that there's more than one person looking for it. The promise of eternal life has become an obsession to old and sick Mr. De la Guardia (Brook). He and his nephew (Perlman) will do anything to get the "Chronos Invention."
Mexican cinema( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With essays by the most authoritative scholars, this unique study and reference work is the first English-language survey and analysis of Mexican cinema. The book provides extensive coverage of the delirious melodramas (of 'El Indio' Emilio Fernandez and Roberto Gavaldon, many shot by the supremely romantic cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa) and the contemporary successes of Jaime Humberto Hermosillo. It also includes the Mexican work of Luis Bunuel, the surreal, intense dramas of Felipe Cazals and Arturo Ripstein, the innovative work of Paul Leduc, and much more. This lavishly illustrated book also contains notes on over 150 individual films, an extensive dictionary of directors and other personalities, together with filmographies and an extensive chronicle of Mexico's political, cultural and cinematic history in the twentieth century
The Aztec empire by Felipe R Solís Olguín( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Aztec Empire is the most extensive and historically accurate survey of the art and culture of the Aztecs and their contemporaries ever assembled outside Mexico. The exhibition and this accompanying book present the extraordinary works of art created by the Aztecs as well as by the peoples they conquered, and the cultures that preceded them in Mesoamerica." "Featured in this profusely illustrated volume are archaeological objects and works from Mexico and the United States, including jewelry, works of precious metals, and household as well as ceremonial artifacts."--Jacket
La otra conquista = The other conquest( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico, 1521. The Spanish army of Hernando Cortés has swept through the New World forcing their religious beliefs on the brave Aztec people. A skillful Aztec scribe, who survived the Massacre of the Temple in 1520, spends years trying to preserve the rites and customs of his people. The Spanish army would conquer their land, but not the soul of the Aztec people
Los insólitos peces gato( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's children
Las horas muertas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the desolated coast of Veracruz, seventeen-year-old Sebastián takes over running his uncle's small and cozy rent-by-the hour motel. There he meets Miranda, a regular customer who comes to the motel to meet a lover who always keeps her waiting. As Sebastián and Miranda get to know each other, an ambiguous game of seduction begins between them"--Container
Moctezuma : Aztec ruler by British Museum (Londen)( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Buenrostro : the Buenrostros( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buenrostros are an important and prosperous family, but it's the women who rule the roost. Between their love triangles and secret snuff business, these ladies cook up a comedy where passion, humor, and death are the most important ingredients
Diego Rivera : art & revolution by Diego Rivera( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publicity folder for the exhibition containing back ground notes on the exhibition held at the Cleveland Museum of Art, February 14-May 2, 1999 and elsewhere in the United States, a check list of the exhibition, select biographical timeline for Diego Rivera, etc
El mago = the magician( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tedeo is a street magician with many secrets. Once a famous photographer, he now hangs out with a blind vagabond who acts as his performance assistant. He meets a young neighbor who inadvertently reminds him of what he abandoned
Presumed guilty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In December 2005 Toño Zuniga was picked up off the street in Mexico City, Mexico, and sentenced to 20 years for a murder he knew nothing about. A friend of Toño's contacted two young lawyers, Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete, who gained prominence in Mexico when they helped bring about the release of another innocent man from prison. Looking into Toño's case, Roberto and Layda managed to get a retrial--on camera--and enlisted the help of filmmaker Geoffrey Smith to chronicle the saga. Shot over three years with unprecedented access to the Mexican courts and prisons, this dramatic story is a searing indictment of a justice system that presumes guilt"--Container
Back and forth = De ida y vuelta( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filiberto, a Mexican migrant worker, returns to his home town after working for three years in the United States
The Pre-Columbian painting : murals of the Mesoamerica by Beatriz de la Fuente( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De noche vienes, Esmeralda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One bride. Five grooms. A lot of explaining ... [A] whimsical tale that depicts the life of Esmeralda, a nurse who is happily married to ... five husbands! As Esmeralda is about to marry husband number six, she is charged with bigamy. It is during her interrogation and detention that Esmeralda's spellbinding charm is revealed -- the chief inspector falls for her, her other husbands conspire to break her out of jail and feminists demonstrate in her defense. Literally everyone in the courtroom falls victim to her feminine wiles. Even husband number five, who first brought the charges against Esmeralda, has a change of heart and tries to withdraw his complaint."--Container
Su alteza serenísima( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly praised portrait of the generally despised General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who fought his way to the presidency of Mexico in 1833
El callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of three neighbors whose lives are intertwined in the old downtown section of Mexico City
InSITE97 : private time in public space : San Diego, Tijuana( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

INAH, una historia( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Mexican cinema
Alternative Names
C.N.C.A.

C.N.C.A. (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (México))

C.O.N.A.C.U.L.T.A.

CNCA

CNCA (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (México))

CNCA (Mexique)

CONACULTA

Conseil national pour la culture et les arts

Consejo Nacional de Bellas Artes (México)

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes Dirección General de Publicaciones

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes Dirección General de Publicaciones y Medios

Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (México)

Mèxic. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Mèxic. Secretaría de Educación Pública. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

México Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Mexico. Secretaría de Educación Pública. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Mexiko Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Mexiko. Secretaría de Educación Pública. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes

Mexique Consejo nacional para la cultura y las artes

Mexique Secretaría de educación pública Consejo nacional parala cultura y las artes

National Council for Culture and Arts

National Council for Culture and the Arts

Secretaría de Educación Pública. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.

Secretariat of Culture government agency

Languages
Spanish (54)

English (24)

Covers
The Aztec empireMoctezuma : Aztec rulerThe Pre-Columbian painting : murals of the Mesoamerica