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Instituto Nicaragüense de Cine

Overview
Works: 17 works in 22 publications in 2 languages and 241 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Coming-of-age films  Interviews  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
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Most widely held works by Instituto Nicaragüense de Cine
Alsino y el condor Alsino and the condor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first feature film made in Nicaragua. It is a revolutionary fable on the clashes resulting from U.S. involvement in Latin America. These conflicts are presented through the eyes of Alsino, a 12-year-old boy who witnesses oppression and revolution and dreams of flying. His fantasy provides the central metaphor of a land fighting for self-determination. (Does not circulate)
Bread and dignity open letter from Nicaragua( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining historic newsreel footage with contemporary interviews, the film reviews, Somoza's rule in Nicaragua and the events leading to the 1979 Sandinista revolution
Historia de un cine comprometido History of a committed cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the work of the Nicaraguan Film Institute (Incine), a part of the Sandinistan government in Nicaragua. It outlines the difficult technical, cinematic and political tasks INCINE confronted as it strove to build a national film industry
Alsino y el condor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nicaragua, this film depicts the clash between Central American governments and Sandinista rebels. It is the story of a boy's dream of flying above the madness of the world around him
Historia de un cine comprometido History of a committed cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the work of the Nicaraguan Film Institute (Incine), a part of the Sandinistan government in Nicaragua
Rompiendo el silencio( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of a Telcor project to lay telephone lines across Nicaragua
El Señor Presidente( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La inconcebible muerte del coronel Parrales a manos de un idiota, desencadena una oleada de crímenes e intrigas políticas cuyos hilos son manejados en la oscuridad por el señor Presidente."--Container
Pan y dignidad carta abierta de Nicaragua( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Combining historic newsreel footage with contemporary interviews, the film reviews Somoza's rule in Nicaragua and the events leading to the 1979 Sandinista revolution
Historia de un cine comprometido History of a committed cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows the work of the Nicaraguan Film Institute (Incine), a part of the Sandinistan government in Nicaragua
The Centerfielder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in a prison during the time of the Somoza dictatorship, a prisoner who plays baseball is interrograted by a prison official
Los centinelas Guardian of the people's happiness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A propaganda film dealing with the training and purpose of the Sandinista police force. Dramatized cases of crimes and their solutions serve to illustrate its crime-solving capabilities
No todos las seños han sido oñados = Dreams not yet realized( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary exploring the situation of girls in Nicaragua deprived of their childhood and education by being forced by both economics and the legacy of a patriarchal system to work from a very young age
Alsino and the condor = Alsino y el cóndor( Visual )

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

Alsino & the Condor is a multinational production, utilizing financing from Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba and Costa Rica .The film is related from the point of veiw of Alsino (Alan Esquivel), and impoverished Nicaraguan lad. While his country and its rotting buildings crumble all around him, the idealistic Alsino imagines himself to be a condorm flying far above his deprivations. It is during one of his hallucinations that Alsino jumps from a tree; the fall cripples him, turning him into a hunchback. He will only straighten out to his full proud height upon joining a guerilla band, fighting the corrupt government armies. Significantly, Alsino & the Condor was the first production to be filmed in Nicaragua after the Sandista revolution and the overthrow of Samoza
Estos si pasaran( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Impressions of a group of U.S. citizens who traveled to Nicaragua to help with the coffee harvest, despite the threat of "contra" attacks. The diary of one member of the group, Gadfrey Boehim, who is a veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, provides the only narration for the film
Mujeres de la frontera Women from the border( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bread and dignity a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining historic newsreel footage with contemporary interviews, the film reviews Somoza's rule in Nicaragua and the events leading to the 1979 Sandinista revolution
El conjuro de las plantas flora medicinal cubana( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 2 programs. The 1st program describes the use of plants in Cuba in traditional medicine as well as in the pharmaceutical industry of today.The 2nd program discusses the uses of medicinal plants found in Puebla, Mexico
 
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