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Cinemateca (Firm)

Overview
Works: 44 works in 87 publications in 2 languages and 5,983 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cinemateca (Firm)
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the true story of a young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires, Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest, Ladislao Gutierrez, in 1847. Eventually they are found and executed by the repressive government. The film also makes a statement about the affect of dictatorship on personal and political freedom
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Aventurera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father shoots himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in Juarez but is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa! by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villaś army. Together the men endure hardship, tragedy, and disillusionment for the cause of the Mexican Revolution
Coronación = Coronation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glum, middle-aged bachelor, Don Andres, is the heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family. Andres suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his abusive and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money off of his well-to-do rival. The suffocating atmosphere of the run-down mansion mimics the deterioration of the Bourgeoisie, and threatens Andres own mental state
El compadre Mendoza by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendoza, a landowner, tries to maintain friendships with both the leader of the government forces and the general of the Zapatista rebels
Rodrigo D : no futuro by Víctor Gaviria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough and in your face, Rodrigo D reveals the brutal tale of a teenager making a goal of it in one of the world's toughest towns: Medellin, Colombia. Includes a cast of young actors and real life street toughs - some of whom met violent deaths after the filming
25 watts by Juan Pablo Rebella( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men in Montevideo drink beer, avoid responsibility, talk nonsense, encounter weird characters from the neighborhood and drift in a state of chronic boredom
Mundo grua = Crane world by Pablo Trapero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rulo, a one-time rock star, is trying to support his aging mother and musician son. As his efforts go increasingly awry, it is the love of family and friends that keeps him hopeful
Great day in Havana( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant celebration of artists and musicians in Cuba's capital. Musicians, painters, sculptors, writers, and filmmakers reveal and reflect on Cuba's precarious political climate, its African heritage, the ironies of tourism, and how to live with dignity in the face of the United States embargo"--Container
Botín de guerra = Spoils of war by David Blaustein( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-hand accounts from the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who dared to challenge the ruthless dictatorship of Argentina from 1976 to 1983 and have sought to find their missing grandchildren. Children now reunited with their families, and some who still hope to be, contribute
Una mujer sin amor by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married woman indulges in a brief, torrid affair with an engineer, but then refuses to leave her elderly husband. Twenty-five years later, the former lover leaves a fortune to her son, causing an uproar
El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slow-witted but strong slaughterhouse worker who is hired by a slumlord to break a tenant strike accidentally kills one of the strike leaders. He is then drawn into a doomed affair with the landlord's wife
No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leopoldo [is] a lonely film projectionist who has invented a machine to record his dreams. Through a series of odd events, Leopoldo discovers that he is the reincarnation of one of the inventors of cinema, and that a woman he sees in his dreams is his eternal companion on a trip through the centuries."--Container
El Gallo de oro = The golden cockerel by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor man forgets his roots in the fame, wealth and romance of the cock-fighting arena. His luck runs out and he is returned to his origins
El prisionero 13 by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two gripping stories are interwoven in Prisoner 13; a son pays for his father's faults, and a desperate mother tries to save her son's life at any cost. Destiny and corruption play a trick on Carrasco when he is bribed to free a revolutionary and arrest someone in his place. Unbeknownst to him he ends up arresting his own son"--Container
La mujer del puerto( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosario becomes a prostitute after losing her father and discovering her boyfriend had a liaison with another woman. In Veracruz, Rosario lives above a sordid cabaret "selling her love to the men coming from the sea." One night, sailor Alberto rescues Rosario from the dirty hands of a drunken man. They get along and go to Rosario's room. After making love, they begin to talk and Rosario discovers they're siblings."--Container
Oriana by Fina Torres( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"María apprend de façon subite le décès de sa tante Oriana, habitant au Venezuela. Celle-ci lui lègue en héritage une vaste hacienda, située dans la forêt tropicale et en bord de mer. En compagnie de son époux français, elle se rend sur les lieux afin d'évaluer l'état de la propriété et la vendre. Mais, la résurgence de souvenirs d'adolescente - María avait jadis passé quelques mois d'été, auprès de la mystérieuse et fascinante Oriana et de sa servante Fidelia - et la découverte de certains indices liés au passé de sa tante conduisent la jeune femme à ne pas abandonner la vieille demeure délabrée.--Wikipédia
Nobody listened( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain a stronghold on the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary with testimony from former Castro comrades, Communist leaders and supporters of fallen dictator Batista
Pizza birra faso by Bruno Stagnaro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of teenagers roam the slums until Sandra decides that she's had enough. Pregnant with El Cordobes' child, Sandra threatens to leave him if he doesn't straighten up. He decides to pull one more heist, but his plans go terribly wrong
 
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