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  Gila Almagor plays Tamar, an Israeli woman who loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband’s friends do not want his memory to be forgotten, and this Read More

A Touch Away

  A Touch Away is a 2006 Israeli drama television miniseries set in Bnei Brak, a city to the east of Tel Aviv, within the larger Tel Aviv District, in Read More

Tel-Aviv Stories

  “Tel-Aviv Stories” is Israel’s response to Pedro Almodovar’s “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Mildly entertaining anthology of three short stories, each focusing on a hysterical woman Read More

Vampires in Havana

  “Pepito is many things in Cuban folklore, but mostly an irreverent kid with an uncanny gift for thumbing his nose at adults. In Juan Padrón’s animated horror comedy, Vampiros en Read More


  Che is a two-part 2008 biographical film about Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Rather than follow a standard chronological order, the films offer an Read More

Lorca: Death of a Poet

  Lorca: Death of a Poet is a 1987 television series directed by Juan Antonio Bardem and broadcast that year on Spanish Television. It is a docudrama that uses documentary Read More

The Hour of the Furnaces

  A documentary on the liberation struggle being waged throughout Latin America, using Argentina as a historical model. It combines new and old film footage to explain the history of Read More


  In 2005, Evo Morales, an indigenous Indian and labor leader in Bolivia, became an international news story when he ran for president of his troubled country. Miami-based filmmaker Alejandro Read More


  A young painter (Alejandro Ferretis), beleaguered by life, sets off in search of a place to kill himself. When he rumbles into a remote village deep in rural Mexico, Read More

Sexual Dependency

  Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.  A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student Read More