High School Collection

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The High School Collection collection includes the following titles:

15M: Excellent. A Wake-Up Call. Important.

15M: Excelente. Revulsivo. Importante.
Documentary, Experimental Spain
Tens of thousands of citizens occupied streets and squares in Spain, marking the beginning of the biggest social change in Spanish society. This planted the seed for Occupy Wall Street in the USA.

3 Minutes

3 minutos
Documentary Spain
For over 30 years, boxing trainer Antonio Fernández "Moustache" has been turning around kids' lives through the sport of boxing.

339 Amín Abel Hasbun. Memory of a Crime

339 Amín Abel Hasbún. Memoria de un crimen
Drama, Fiction, Thriller Dominican Republic
An intriguing account of the murder of Amín Abel Hasbún, a brilliant student leader in the Dominican Republic accused of kidnapping US Embassy official, J. Crowley. Hasbún was fighting against the repressive government of Dr. Joaquín Balaguer.

60 Years Old

60 años
Drama, Fiction Spain
Rosa’s husband dies on his 60th birthday. But she will not abandon him on such a special day.

7 Boxes

7 cajas
Fiction Paraguay
Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionare, 7 Boxes follows Víctor as he is offered a chance to deliver 7 boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick USD $100, getting himself caught up in a crime he knows nothing about.

8 Stories About My Hearing Loss

8 Cuentos sobre mi hipoacusia
Documentary Argentina, Uruguay
Charo lost her hearing as an adult. In this insightfull documentary, she asks herself: How does someone listen when they can't hear?

A Bruddah's Mind

Cabeça de nêgo
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A reminder of the importance of activism, political engagement, and the sacrifices that come with it, A Bruddah’s Mind follows Saulo, a black introvert student and fan of the Black Panther Movement, as he challenges his school in the largely white city of Fortaleza.

A Faraway House

Una casa lejos
Fiction, Drama Argentina
Graciela finds out that her father has a strange friendship with a homeless girl, and in the attempt to separate them she’ll find out that a different life is possible.

A Film About Couples

Una película sobre parejas
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Dominican Republic
Equal parts a candid exposition of the cinematic industry and a joyful exploration of marriage.

A History of an Assignment

Istoria odnoi komandirovki
Documentary Russia
A film depicting the ins and outs of the Cuban Missile Crisis in the 1960s features Castro, Kennedy, and Khrushchev as protagonists.

A Moonless Night

Una noche sin luna
Comedy, Drama, Fiction Argentina, Uruguay
Up-and-coming Uruguayan director Germán Tejeira creates a moving, poignant, and witty character study in his first feature film.

A Useful Life

La vida útil
Drama, Fiction Uruguay, Spain
An art film enthusiast fears that decrease in attendance will force the Uruguayan Cinematheque to close. To save it, Jorge enters a new world and is exposed to an unknown passion. A modern classic film.

Adriana's Pact

El pacto de Adriana
Documentary Chile
As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.

After Spring

Depois da primavera
Documentary Brazil
Syrian brothers Adel and Hadi Bakkour take to the streets of Rio de Janeiro to fight for democracy in the country where they found refuge.

Alba

Drama, Fiction Ecuador, Mexico, Greece
A coming-of-age film that is both heart-rending and unsentimental, the film follows Alba as family and social circumstances force her to pave her way into adolescence.

Album for the Youth

Álbum para la juventud
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Argentina
Pedro & Sol, fresh out of high school, embrace their passions: Sol revisits music, and Pedro secretly dives into writing. Unbeknownst, they mature.

Alice Júnior

Comedy, Fiction Brazil
Alice Júnior is a celebration of rebellious youth that offers the potential for future generations to rethink outdated perspectives of gender, sexuality, and differences as a whole.

Amazon Mirror

O Reflexo do Lago
Documentary Brazil
During the 1980s, Brazil's military dictatorship erected a massive Amazon dam, leaving residents without electricity for 40 years. A film crew explores the decision to stay.

Amerikanuak

Documentary Spain
More than half a century ago, many Basques left Spain to look for a better life working as sheepherders in the American West. In Amerikanuak, Nacho Reig looks at the lives of some of the last remaining Basque sheepherders in the United States.

António One Two Three

António um dois três
Fiction, Comedy, Drama Brazil
António is thrown out of the house by his father after he receives an anonymous tip that his son hasn’t been at school for a year.

Arid Zone

Zona árida
Documentary Brazil
Brazilian director Fernanda Pessoa was 15 years old and experienced being a foreign exchange student for one year in conservative Mesa, AR. Now she’s back to try to understand her experience.

Art Poetry, Part 1

Animation, Romance Spain
Have you ever wondered what would it be like to mash-up Shakespeare’s poems with sound, music, pictures, and illustration? Art Poetry bringing people closer to poetry by representing a selection of the most significant poems in the history of literature in two-minute animation pieces.

Art Poetry, Part 2

Animation, Romance Spain
Have you ever wondered what would it be like to mash-up Shakespeare’s poems with sound, music, pictures, and illustration? Art Poetry bringing people closer to poetry by representing a selection of the most significant poems in the history of literature in two-minute animation pieces.

Art21: Borderlands

Documentary United States
Five acclaimed artists create ambitious public artworks, photographs, sculptures and performances during one of the most divisive moments in the history of the U.S. and Mexico border.

Asier and I

Asier eta Biok
Documentary Ecuador, Spain
Asier and I follows Aitor as he ties to understand what could have led his childhood friend to join the terrorist group ETA. Armed with a camera, Aitor meets Asier upon his release from jain, ready to tell this story.

At the Gates Of Hell, Ep. 05 - Threatened - Brazilian Amazon

Amenazados - Amazonia brasileña
Documentary, Series Spain
In parts of the Amazon, protecting your ancestral land can be a death sentence. We meet with the environmental heroes and those who will do anything to get their hands on these resources.

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 01 - Broken Children - Colombia

Niños rotos - Colombia
Documentary, Series Spain
Childhood is not a happy time in Colombia. In the forgotten barrios of Bogotá and Medellín, children are hired as killers or forced into prostitution. We give voice to this lost generation.

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 02 - Women Without a Name - Mexico

Mujeres sin nombre - México
Documentary, Series Spain
Between Jan 2012 and June 2016, 9,581 women were violently murdered in Mexico, but just 1,887 were categorized as femicides. An analysis of machismo and misogyny in Mexican culture.

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 03 - Mara’s War Tax - Honduras

Renta de Mara, tarifa de muerte - Honduras
Documentary, Series Spain
Each year, dozens of taxi drivers are murdered in Honduras – the world's most dangerous country. Gangs demand taxes from drivers to work in their territory. Who'd work in this terrifying business?

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 04 - On the Right Side of the Wall - Lima, Peru

Al otro lado del muro - Lima, Perú
Documentary, Series Spain
A 10-kilometer wall in Lima separates the richest neighborhood in the city from the poorest. For some it is known as the 'wall of shame,' and for others it is essential to security.

Bad Hombres

Documentary The Netherlands
Journalist Stef Biemans travels between Guatemala and the U.S. during the first months of the Trump Administration, to see what the so-called ‘bad hombres’ hope to find in the U.S.

Bad Influence

Mala junta
Fiction, Drama Chile
A reflection of the ongoing Mapuche conflict and social prejudices portrayed through the friendship and solidarity of two teenagers.

Bad Steps, Ep. 01 - BMX Dirt Jump, Parkour & BMX

BMX Dirt Jump, Parkour y BMX
Documentary, Series Chile, Colombia, Argentina
Three athletes who are driven by their passion expose how their chosen sports have changed their lives.

Bad Steps, Ep. 02 - Female Stereotypes

Estereotipos femeninos
Documentary, Series Argentina
The stories of Mimi and Greisy expose how difficult and almost impossible it is to have sports careers as women, but stand as an example of how sacrifice makes labels unimportant.

Bad Steps, Ep. 03 - Limitless Sports

Deportes sin límites
Documentary, Series Argentina
Two BMX athletes with disabilities show how nothing is more inspiring than seeing others overcome adversity, and their talents take them to places where nothing is impossible.

Bajarí: Gypsy Barcelona

Bajarí: gypsy Barcelona
Documentary, Musical Spain
Bajarí offers an intimate look at how flamenco’s legacy is kept alive within Barcelona’s tight-knit Gypsy community. Flamenco is passed on within the family in the Gypsy community that bore Carmen Amaya, the greatest flamenco dancer of all time.

Baracoa. 500 Years Later

Baracoa. 500 años después
Documentary Cuba, Spain
Baracoa, the small town surrounded by mountains and rivers, is immersed in its own legend and in the work and dreams of its people. It prevails half a millennium from the day in which Christopher Columbus planted the “Parra” Cross on its shore. It was Cuba’s initial capital.

Beef Lovers, Ep. 01 - Take Care of My Cows

Cuida de mis vacas
Documentary Spain
The love and passion of farmers for their animals until the last day, the toughest of all.

Beef Lovers, Ep. 02 - Coming Out Of The Cavern

Saliendo de la caverna
Documentary Spain
A journey to the beginnings of humanity, the importance of meat in our evolution, the invention of fire and cooking.

Beef Lovers, Ep. 03 - The End Of The World

El fin del mundo
Documentary Spain
Is beef farming the cause of the end of our days? Climate change researchers, farmers, and veterinarians present an almost unknown perspective.

Beef Lovers, Ep. 04 - Animals

Animales
Documentary Spain
"They say there are no former rugby players, that you are always a rugby player."

Beef Lovers, Ep. 05 - Let Your Palate Speak

Deja que hable tu paladar
Documentary Spain
We will discover that there is life beyond the T-bone steak with Michelin-starred chefs and a group of cyclists who are experts in lunches.

Bertsolari

Documentary, Musical Spain
Bertsolaritza is an ancestral, completely improvised, form of Basque poetry. Anachronistic? Not at all: the bertsolari, with their spontaneous creation and wordplay, could be an inspiration for rappers and other improv artists.

Between Fire and Water

Entre fuego y agua
Documentary Colombia
Camilo is a young black man adopted by an indigenous couple in rural Colombia. Supported by his adoptive father, Camilo embarks on a journey to find his true identity and understand his two races.

Black Bread

Pa negre
Drama, Fiction, Thriller Spain
The Spanish selection for the 89th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film, Black Bread is set in the war-ravaged Catalan countryside of the early 1940s where a local man is accused of murder and his son sets out to find the truth.

Black and White Democracy

Democracia em preto e branco
Documentary, Musical Brazil
Follow Brazil's transition from dictatorship to democracy through three narratives: demands for free elections, Brazilian rock groups, and the Corinthian democracy football movement.

Black in Latin America, Ep. 01 - Haiti & Dominican Republic: An Island Divided

Documentary, Series United States
In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed, while In Haiti, hear the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic.

Black in Latin America, Ep. 02 - Cuba: The Next Revolution

Documentary, Series United States
In Cuba, Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics and music are linked to slave labor, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution in 1959.

Black in Latin America, Ep. 03 Brazil: A Racial Paradise?

Documentary, Series United States
In Brazil, Professor Gates goes behind the façade of Carnival to discover how this “rainbow nation” is waking up to its legacy as the world’s largest slave economy.

Black in Latin America, Ep. 04 - Mexico & Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet

Documentary, Series United States
In Mexico and Peru, Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of slavory and the worlds of culture that their descendants have created.

Blast Beat

Comedy, Musical, Fiction United States
A Colombian metalhead and new American suburbanite makes a leap into adulthood to save his family. An Uber Metalized American Latino Adventure That'll Kick Your Ass Back to the Y2K.

Boreal

Fiction, Drama Paraguay, Mexico
Benjamin is having trouble adjusting to barbed wire work. Left by The Boss in a desolate spot, he and other workers feel that the Paraguayan Chaco is getting strange and tiring.

Brazil: A Time to Build

Brasil, país do presente?
Documentary Brazil
How is the new generation of Brazilians feeling about the conflicting situation of the country? Diplomat, writer, and filmmaker Gustavo Westmann brings to the screen a renewed type of debate on Brazil in the 21st century.

Brickmakers (Chircales)

Chircales
Documentary, Classic Colombia
An essential and highly influential classic, Chircales is the product of two of the most prominent and rebellious voices of the New Latin American Cinema: Marta Rodríguez and Jorge Silva.

Building Bridges

Construindo pontes
Documentary Brazil
An exploration of the possible relationship between Heloísa, the filmmaker, and her father, an engineer who had his moment of glory during the Brazilian military dictatorship.

Burning Night

Breve miragem de sol
Drama, Fiction Brazil, France, Argentina
Along with the lonely cab driver Paulo, the night and Rio de Janeiro are the main protagonists of the new film by Eryk Rocha (awarded at Cannes'16 for Cinema Novo).

Cacu: A Change for Life

Cacú: un cambio por la vida
Documentary Dominican Republic
With electrifying images, Cacu: A Change for Life follows five fishermen from Manresa, a poor neighborhood to the West of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, as they learn from marine biologist Omar Shamir Reynoso's one-of-a-kind plan to protect nesting sea turtles.

Camocim

Documentary Brazil
The febrile portrait of a Brazilian city in transformation, haunted by its ghosts from the past.

Carlos Saura Photographer

Documentary Germany
Legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura unveils his hidden passion: Photography.

Carretera Cartonera: Discover the World of Cartonera Publishers

Carretera cartonera
Documentary Italy
Carretera Cartonera travel across Latin America to understand Cartonera book production. What they find is a diverse and vast array of citizens and cooperatives committed to using literary production as a means of fighting for social justice, economic equality, and a more sustainable world.

Cerro Rico Tierra Rica

Cerro rico, tierra rica
Documentary Bolivia, Colombia, United States
The rituals of two mining communities are observed in this striking and unsparing portrait of life and work in Bolivia's altiplano. A strong denunciation of the hardships and alienation inherent in mining work while underscoring its impact on the native population.

Chillida: The Depth of Air

Chillida: Lo profundo es el aire
Documentary Spain
A poetic and fast-paced reminiscence of one of the most prominent sculptors of the 20th century.

Chinese Take-Away

Un cuento chino
Comedy, Fiction Argentina
Argentina’s national treasure, Ricardo Darín, plays Roberto, a gruff, anti-social loner who lords over his tiny hardware shop in Buenos Aires with a meticulous sense of control and routine.

City of God - Ten Years Later

Cidade de deus -10 anos depois
Documentary Brazil
An investigation into the fate of the young actors who participated in the award winning film City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund, featuring actress Alice Braga (Queen of the South) and musician and actor Seu Jorge, among others.

City of the Dead

Ciudad de los muertos
Documentary Spain
By exploring the interactions of a group of cementery workers, we not only discover the unknown world of death, but also the personal stories of its inhabitants.

Contactado

Fiction, Drama Peru, Venezuela, Brazil, Norway
An aging self-proclaimed prophet revisits his past.

Cows Wearing Glasses

Las vacas con gafas
Drama, Fiction Puerto Rico
Directed by one of the most talented emerging filmmakers coming out of the new wave of Puerto Rican cinema, Cows Wearing Glasses uses a subtle sense of humor to touch upon issues of aging.

Craft

Riscado
Drama, Fiction Brazil
Bianca manages a precarious living as a talented but underemployed actress troubled by the belief that she has missed her big break. But an audition leads to a rare opportunity.

Cravos

Documentary Brazil
Photographer Christian Cravo travels through Africa, exploring his efforts to overcome traumas while navigating familial disagreements and memories.

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 01 - The Man-Eating Mountain

La montaña come-hombres
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
So much silver has been extracted from Potosí, you could use it to build a bridge to Spain. But on average, miners only make it to the age of 45. Do you live your life differently, knowing that?

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 02 - The Skyscraper of Santiago

El rascacielos de Santiago
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
In the Chilean capital of Santiago, Stef Biemans visits South America’s highest skyscraper. It was built as a symbol of progress, but now the tower represents the dark side to that success story.

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 03 - Technological Paradise

Paraíso tecnológico
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
Stef Biemans travels to Argentina’s southernmost tip, and discovers an impressive electronics industry among the penguins. What is this growth doing to the mountains surrounding the town?

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 04 - Eternal Life

Vida eterna
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
The Vilcabamba valley in Ecuador is known for its healthy old people. Stef Biemans visits the valley of eternal life and investigates its nature.

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 05 - My Mother-in-Law Stayed at Home

Mi suegra se queda en sasa
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
Stef Biemans looks at the role of the mother-in-law. Because Latinos tend to talk about them rather a lot. Are mother-in-laws still as picky and meddlesome as Latino men would have us believe?

Crossing the Andes, Ep. 06 - The Mother of Colombia

La madre de Colombia
Documentary, Series The Netherlands
Stef Biemans journeys down one of Colombia’s main waterways: the Magdalena River. With new roads and bridges being constructed, what will progress destroy?

Cuernavaca

Fiction, Drama Mexico
Andy's world changes when his mother has an accident. With no one to care for him, he is taken to Cuernavaca to his distant paternal grandmother.

Delicate Balance

Frágil equilibrio
Documentary Chile, Mexico, Spain, Uruguay, Japan
Centered around an extensive interview with Jose “Pepe” Mujica, the former President of Uruguay who gained notoriety on the world stage as a rare politician: one that lives according to the ideas and principles he preaches, Delicate Balance is a contemplative essay on the everyday reality of globalization.

Destierros

Documentary Canada
During the U.S. election, migrants from Central America are more than aware that it could be their last chance to cross the Mexican border into the States.

Diaspora Drums

Tambores da diáspora
Documentary, Musical Brazil
Using stories, batucadas, and songs, Diaspora Drums addresses a political and cultural vision embedded in the course of two African drums and their ramifications in Brazil.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 01 - Brazil: Stronger Together

Brazil: Stronger Together
Documentary, Series France
In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, transporters wait to cross the most difficult passages, sometimes surfing in the mud with their enormous vehicle.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 02 - Peru: Vertigo in the Andes

Peru: Vertigo in the Andes
Documentary, Series France
Incan gods warned the population against the dangerous paths of the Andes. In spite of the risks, Peruvian drivers are travelling through this deadly mountain range on a weekly basis.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 03 - Nicaragua: In the Name of the Law

Nicaragua: Au nom de la loi
Documentary, Series France
On the Caribbean with the Miskito fishermen, you see a spark in people's eyes. A spark that must be kept quiet to avoid a dynamite explosion, which could blow up an entire village.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 04 - Guatemala: Land of the Maya

Guatemala: En terre Maya
Documentary, Series France
Faced with rising crime and the inadequacy of the under-equipped police force, being a bus driver in Guatemala is one of the country's most perilous professions.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 05 - Cuba: Viva la Vida

Cuba: Viva la vida
Documentary, Series France
In Cuba, no matter the obstacles, people keep smiling and moving forward.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 06 - Paraguay: The Unconquerable of the Chaco

Paraguay: Les invincibles du Chaco
Documentary, Series France
Despite the inhospitable climate of the Chaco, in Paraguay, strange colonies of men and women settle there. The jungle disappears under their hands, giving way to immense fields.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 07 - Brazil: Dust and Fire

Brésil: De poussière et de feu
Documentary, Series France
Chica delivers a precious good that cannot wait in Brazil: materials to build a football field. Evandro transports children and workers aboard an antediluvian pick-up truck.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 08 - Bolivia: The Yungas in The Clouds

Bolivie: Les yungas au-dela des naugest
Documentary, Series France
A highway winds through these valleys, serving as the sole communication route between La Paz, Bolivia's administrative capital on the Altiplano, and the wealth of the Amazon basin.

Down to the Wire

Fiction, Animation, Thriller, Science Fiction Spain
Somewhere in a post-apcopalyptic world settled by people made of wire, a stranger arrives to a ghost town where the only inhabitants are a man and his daughter...

Dreams of Chonta

Documentary, Musical Colombia, United States
Diego, an Afro-Colombian musician, leaves his family behind on the Pacific Coast of Colombia, and endures a solitary life as an undocumented immigrant and a minimum wage job at a cemetery all to become an ambassador of his music and culture in NY.

Día de Los Muertos

Documentary, Musical United States
Latino rock greats Los Lobos, the salsa-rap-reggae-funk Ozomatli, and the all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache lead this musical celebration of Dia de los Muertos.

El Amparo

El amparo
Drama, Fiction, Thriller Colombia, Venezuela
In the Venezuelan town of El Amparo, near the border with Colombia, a group of fishermen sets off down the Aruca River. But only two men return, their friends shot down by the military, who claim they were clandestine guerrillas on a mission.

El Eternauta´s Wife

La mujer de El Eternauta
Documentary Argentina, Spain
Elsa Sánchez's life is evidence of the cruelty of Argentina’s repressive dictatorship, which took the lives of her husband and family.

Elena

Documentary United States, Dominican Republic
When the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court stripped the citizenship of anyone with Haitian parents, Elena becomes the face of the struggle against the opaque bureaucratic process and a racist, hostile society, to stay in a country built on the labor of her forefathers.

Elsa and Her Dancers

Elsa y su ballet
Documentary Argentina
At 87, Elsa Agras directs ballet, doing almost everything (choreography, costumes, and lighting) in rehearsals that go on for months searching for perfection, and for passion.

Encounter

Encuentro
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A sudden event will draw an unexpected path between Arcelia, an elderly lady, and the young Julian.

Enigma

Drama, Fiction Chile
Ten years after her daughter was the victim of a hate crime, Nancy is asked to participate in an unsolved mysteries TV show that will recreate the incident.

Enlightened

Iluminados
Documentary Mexico
Two people are closely related by unconventional forms of life and vision: Pedro Miranda, a young, blind visual artist; and Iris Palau, a clairvoyant.

Enough with Catcalling

Chega de fiu fiu
Documentary Brazil
While the #MeToo Movement united sexual harassment victims throughout the world, this crucial documentary explores the public space as a place of violence for women—especially sexual harassment. It analyzes how feminist campaigns have changed power relationships between men and women in the streets of Brazil.

Erasing The Border

Documentary Mexico, United States
Mexican American artist Ana Teresa Fernández imagines a creative way to make the US-Mexico border wall disappear.

Estación catorce

Drama, Fiction, Adventure Mexico, Uruguay
Over the course of just a few days, Luis discovers the world at the age of 7. Violence touches his environment and triggers the first encounter with death, the discovery of his father's fragility and the learning of masculinity in his vulnerable world.

Eternal Amazon

Amazônia eterna
Documentary Brazil
A critical analysis of how the world’s largest tropical rainforest is understood and utilized. The film asks whether it is possible for humans to make sustainable use the Amazon by featuring nine successful projects that directly benefit the local population and foster good economic partnerships.

Eugenia

Drama, Fiction, Comedy, Adventure Bolivia
Eugenia, a young middle-class woman living in a small town in Bolivia, has decided to separate from her husband, leave her job and move to her father’s house in another city.

Europe in 8 Bits

Animation, Documentary, Musical Spain
Europe In 8 Bits explores the world of chip music, revealing how to reuse old videogame’s hardware like Nintendo’s GameBoy, NES, Atari ST, Amiga, and the Commodore 64 and turn them into a tool capable of creating a new sound, a modern tempo, and an innovative musical style.

Everybody Leaves

Todos se van
Drama, Fiction, Romance Colombia, Cuba
A celebration of freedom and a confrontation of the authoritarian Cuban regime of the 1980s, which led to one of the country’s worst economic crises. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Cuban writer Wendy Guerra.

Extra Terrestres

Extra terrestres
Comedy, Drama, Fiction, Romance Venezuela, Puerto Rico
Teresa, an astrophysicist, goes back to her family in Puerto Rico to invite them to her wedding. This is not an easy task after years of tension, but a star 2.5 million light years away will help to bring them all together again.

Fabrizio's Initiation

El inicio de Fabrizio
Comedy, Romance, Fiction Argentina
Fabrizio is looking forward to the first time with his girlfriend. With ease and humor, Mariano Biasin contrasts the double standards of parents with adolescent sexual awakening.

Faith and Fury

Fé e fúria
Documentary Brazil
Focusing on evangelical drug dealers in Brazilian slums, the film depicts the rise and power of the evangelical faith and its power in Brazil today.

Fat, Bald, and Short Man

Gordo, calvo y bajito
Fiction, Drama, Comedy, Animation Colombia
Antonio believed his failures were due to his looks: he is bald, short, and fat. When a fatter, balder, and shorter but successful notary joins the office, he has to face his fears.

Father’s Chair

A busca
Drama, Fiction Brazil
Theo is a successful doctor in the wealthy suburbs of São Paulo. Having always placed his job before his family, he is a failure as both a father and husband. But when his 15-year-old son disappears, selling all of his belongings and leaving town on a newly acquired black stallion, Theo goes to great lengths not only to find his son, but to rediscover himself.

Fearless

Sin miedo
Documentary Mexico, Spain, Guatemala
A group of relatives of people disappeared during the Guatemalan military dictatorship requested and obtained, among many other measures of compensation, the production of a documentary film describing the events by the State. Fearless is an exploration of the current shapes of our memory (individual and collective).

Fidel, Brave Child

Fidel, niño valente
Documentary Argentina, Paraguay
A Paraguayan migrant, Fidel rides a horse deep in the Argentine jungle. Wearing Maradona’s iconic number 10 jersey, he sets out on a quest to earn money and support his mother.

Fidelandia: Behind the Curtain of Cuba's Revolution

Documentary Cuba, United States
Fidelandia takes a look at the country’s culture post Fidel’s fifty-year reign, exploring how the youth deals with the influence of Western culture impacting the country by way of tourism, the use of illegal Internet, and television.

Filiberto

Documentary Venezuela, Puerto Rico
A biopic documentary about Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, a professional musician who abandons his trumpet and his family to live a clandestine, armed revolutionary life.

First Born

Primero de la familia
Drama, Fiction, Comedy Chile
Tomás, about to leave for school in Europe, faces a flooded house in Chile, exposing the true dynamics of his family in a smelly ordeal.

Foreign Soldier

Soldado estrangeiro
Documentary Brazil
A war documentary in which cameras and weapons merge to talk about young Brazilians so eager for war that they leave their now peaceful country to find it.

Freedom Is a Big Word: After Guantanamo

La libertad es una palabra grande
Documentary Uruguay
After 13 years in Guantánamo, Muhammad starts a new life in Uruguay. He’ll get a home and welfare for two years, then be on his own.

From the Land to Your Table

¿Qué culpa tiene el tomate?
Documentary, Experimental Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Spain, Venezuela
From the Land to Your Table shows the perspectives of seven Ibero-American filmmakers as they capture the conditions and cultural diversity of popular produce markets in their individual countries.

Gabo & Cinema

Gabo y el cine
Documentary Mexico
A commendable and well documented contribution to the general study of Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez’s cultural production. In the voice of his friends and accomplices, the documentary takes us beyond his literary figure and immerses us in his cinematic one.

Giants Don't Exist

Los gigantes no existen
Drama, Fiction Guatemala
Based on the true story of Guatemalan activist Jesús Tecú, Chema Rodríguez’s second feature is a harrowing and powerful drama about survival and hope. Teco was one of the few survivors of the 1982 Río Negro massacre against indigenous populations, in which 177 women and children died.

Girlfriends and Girlfriends

La amiga de mi amiga
Fiction, Comedy, Romance Spain
A five-way lesbian sitcom that takes place in the bathrooms, beds, and streets of Barcelona.

God

Dios
Documentary Chile
A cinematic mosaic depicting Pope Francis’ 2018 visit to Chile, God explores the constant tension between the social creation of God in different communities and the tensions that define modern-day Chilean society.

Good Manners

As boas maneiras
Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Thriller Brazil
When lonely nurse Clara is hired as a nanny by wealthy Ana, she hardly expects the dark secrets which will engulf all that they hold dear.

Goya: The Secret of the Shadows

Goya, el secreto de la sombra
Documentary Spain
Ramón, a fine art photographer, purchases an anonymous 19th-century portrait in Barcelona. He and the singular experts advising him believe that it is none other than a “Goya in the shadows.”

Great Performances - Albéniz: Portraits of Spain

Documentary, Musical, Series United States
Scott Yoo travels with guitarist Manuel Barrueco and pianist Juan Perez Floristan through the great Spanish cities of Andalusia, to see how Albeniz captured the culture through his music.

Great Performances - Piazzolla’s History with Tango

Documentary, Musical, Series United States
Scott Yoo and his wife Alice Dade, a leading flutist, travel to Buenos Aires to discover the music of Astor Piazzolla

Green Screen Gringo

Documentary, Experimental The Netherlands
Behind a green screen, a foreigner finds his way in an enchanting, and yet turbulent, Brazil.

Grey City

Cidade cinza
Documentary Brazil
A new form of graffiti was in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The works of artists such as Os Gêmeos, Nunca, and Nina spread from city streets to art galleries and museums around the world. When City Hall implemented a law to “combat visual pollution”, a graffiti war against the local government is unleashed.

Grissinopoli

Grissinópoli
Documentary Argentina
When a bread stick company is abandoned by its owners due to bankruptcy, its sixteen workers make up their minds to occupy, live, and resist to save the company.

Guaraní

Drama, Fiction, Adventure Argentina, Paraguay
Part road movie and part coming-of-age drama, Guaraní portrays two generations of Paraguayans whose views of the world seem centuries apart. A long journey to Buenos Aires will make Atilio and Iara understand the real meaning of traditions and family bonds.

Guerrilla Voices: Humanizing War

Voces de guerrilla
Documentary Colombia, The Netherlands
After the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP in 2016, more than 200 guerrillas enter a demobilization camp where rebels prepare for a life without arms.

Guido Models

Documentary Argentina
Guido Fuentes runs a modeling agency out of one of Buenos Aires biggest slums. His dream is to achieve social integration in the world of fashion. With Sonia and Delia, his two more promising models, he embarks on a journey to realize his dream and change society’s perception.

Guie'dani's Navel

El Ombligo de Guie'dani (XQUIPI' GUIE'DANI)
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A striking contrast to Alfonso Cuarón's Roma, Guie’dani’s Navel is a unique coming-of-age narrative exploring the racism inflicted on indigenous people in Mexico and the empowerment of a new generation that refuses to accept it silently.

Harpoon

Arpón
Drama, Fiction Argentina, Venezuela
A high school principal known for his unconventional ways investigates suspected drug use in rebellious Cata, only to uncover a deeper, untold narrative.

Helen

Drama, Fiction Brazil
The everyday life of a tenement seen through the eyes of Helen, a 9-year-old girl on a journey to save money to buy her grandmother a birthday present: a complete makeup set.

Hero Steps

Pasos de héroe
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Colombia
A heartrending drama about triumph in the face of seemingly insurmountable adversity. If little Eduardo can follow his dreams, then surely there's hope for all of us.

Hijab

Hiyab
Drama, Fiction Spain
The director of an institute tries to persuade a new pupil to remove her hijab but the young woman resists.

Hilda's Short Summer

Las vacaciones de Hilda
Drama, Fiction Brazil, Uruguay
In Conception, Uruguay, a lonely woman sabotages emotional connections until her son's canceled visit triggers a downward spiral, unraveling a bitter past summer vacation.

Hopefuls

Aspirantes
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A young soccer player has to deal with the unexpected pregnancy of his girlfriend Karine, while his childhood best friend, Bento, signs a contract with a professional team.

Horizons

Horizontes
Documentary Cuba, Switzerland
Alicia Alonso’s splendor still radiates throughout the world of ballet today. A star so brilliant, she has captivated audiences worldwide. Even now at the age of ninety, she continues to encourage the dreams of young dancers who seek to follow in her footsteps.

I Am the People: Venezuela Under Populism

El pueblo soy yo: Venezuela en populismo
Documentary Mexico, Venezuela
In a world increasingly less transparent, where the shortcut of populism lurks to endanger democracies, I Am The People: Venezuela Under Populism compels us to ask ourselves if any society, however stable, can be considered invulnerable to a populist irruption and its consequences. Populism isn’t an ideology. It’s a way of governing.

I Girl

Yo niña
Drama, Fiction Argentina
Based on the director’s autobiographical experiences, I Girl follows Armonía, a little girl who lives in the desolated landscapes of Argentina’s south with her hippie parents.

I Owe You a Letter About Brazil

Fico te devendo uma carta sobre o Brasil
Documentary Brazil
An investigation into the persistence of silence as a tool to erase memory in Brazil.

I Travel Because I Have to I Come Back Because I Love You

Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo
Documentary, Experimental, Romance, Fiction Brazil
In this award-winning and hauntingly melancholic film, geologist José Renato travels to Sertão, an isolated region in Northeastern Brazil, to assess possible routes for a canal. For many, the canal will be a source of hope, but for those living on its direct course it only means requisitions, departure, and loss.

I, Prisoner, Ep. 01 - Mothers

Mãezinhas
Documentary, Series Brazil
What happens to a family when a mother goes to prison? How is day-to-day life in the mother-child ward of a penitentiary? A portrait of women behind bars.

I, Prisoner, Ep. 02 - Provisory Sentencing

Próvisorios
Documentary, Series Brazil
More than a third of the country's prisoners are provisional, that is, they were arrested before trial. What does this mean? Why do we arrest first and judge later?

I, Prisoner, Ep. 03 - LGBTQ+ in Prison

LGBTs no cárcere
Documentary, Series Brazil
The LGBTQ+ community represent the most vulnerable segment within the prison system. What is life like in an LGBTQ+ wing of a São Paulo prison?

I, Prisoner, Ep. 04 - Minors

De menor
Documentary, Series Brazil
Socio-educational system or gateway to the prison system? How do the Brazilian organizations CASA Foundations and the former FEBEMs work?

I, Prisoner, Ep. 05 - Work in Prison

Trabalho
Documentary, Series Brazil
Is inmates’ work while in prison of any use on the outside, after the sentence has been served? Or is it just to help pass the time inside?

I, Prisoner, Ep. 07 - Alternative Sentencing

Penas alternativas
Documentary, Series Brazil
There are other types of sentencing besides prison. Community service, reflective groups, and restorative justice. In this episode we'll talk about alternative sentencing.

I, Prisoner, Ep. 08 - After Prison

Eu, um expreso
Documentary, Series Brazil
What does it mean to be an ex-convict? How much is the resume of a person who has left the prison system worth? We delve into the lives of three people after prison.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 01 - Fossils

Fósiles
Documentary, Series Chile
The most complete fossil bird in the world was found in Germany. It’s six meters wide and was trafficked from Caldera, a town in Chile that survived the fishing crisis by the sale of fossils.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 02 - Chinchorro Mummies

Chinchorro
Documentary, Series Chile
When a city is built on top of a cemetery, children play with skulls, and their parents become tomb robbers. For decades, Arica has been the center of self-taught archaeologists and foreign buyers.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 03 - Vicuña

Vicuña
Documentary, Series Chile
Vicuña wool is the most expensive animal fiber in the world. The Aymara community sits at 5,000 meters above sea level, and considers them sacred animals, trying to manage them in a sustainable way.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 04 - Meteorites

Meteoritos
Documentary, Series Chile
In Chile, the search and sale of meteorites is unregulated. When the first specimen from Mars is discovered, it is taken to France in search of the highest bidder.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 05 - Alerce

Alerce
Documentary, Series Chile
A container of reddish wood was found in the port of San Francisco— Alerce, one of the most protected species on Earth. It could only come from Chile, where logging has brought it near extinction.

Illicit Trade, Ep. 06 - Oriflama

Oriflama
Documentary, Series Chile
It is estimated that there are about two thousand shipwrecks on the coasts of Chile. This is the story of a battle for the treasures of one of them.

Illiterate

Las analfabetas
Drama, Fiction, Romance Chile
Ximena is an illiterate woman in her fifties who has learned to live on her own in order to keep her illiteracy a secret. Jackeline is a young unemployed elementary school teacher who tries to convince Ximena to take reading classes.

In Exile: A Family Film

Un exilio: película familiar
Documentary Mexico
In Exile: A Family Film tells some of the personal accounts that are intertwined with the shared history of Spain and Mexico from the time of Spanish King Alfonso XIII (1874-1923) through the present.

In a Foreign Land

En tierra extraña
Documentary Spain
The film portrays the experience of intra-European exile tackled by Spain’s highest-profile female director, Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes).

In the High School

En el instituto
Drama, Fiction Spain
In high school, Angel studies, learns, grows up and has fun.

Inner Borderlines

Visions of America Through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales
Documentary Spain
In a trip around Southern California, Alejandro Morales, a pioneer of Chicano culture, presents a unique vision of America, as he explores a variety of topics that concern the Chicano/Latino community.

It's All Good

Está todo bien
Documentary Germany, Venezuela
As the health system collapses, Venezuelans experience severe medicine shortages and have to cope with the country’s brutal reality.

Jaar. Lament of the Images

JAAR el lamento de las imágenes
Documentary Chile
Alfredo Jaar is one of the most uncompromising and innovative artists working today. To him, art is “the last place” of freedom, and he displays his work as an act of resistance.

Joaquín Sorolla: Journeys of the Light

Joaquín Sorolla: viajes de la luz
Documentary Spain
In 1900, Spanish naturalist painter Joaquín Sorolla was awarded the Grand Prix at The Paris Universal Exhibition. When American billionaire Archer Milton Huntington meets him, he will make the greatest commission of his life: The decoration of the Hispanic Society of America in New York, “Vision of Spain.”

Kevin

Documentary Brazil, Uganda
It’s the first time Brazilian Joana visits her friend Kevin in Uganda after a 20-year friendship as students. A film about friendship between two women — different, and the same.

La Chiperita: By the Road

La chiperita
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Paraguay
A box office success in Paraguay, La Chiperita: By The Road speaks to us of love in different ways: the impossible love that might come true, the love of family and friends, but most importantly, the importance of doing things with love.

La Frontera: Season 1, Episode 1 - Miles from Nowhere

Documentary, Series United States
Pati travels from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places, and food that make the culture and economy of the region distinct.

La Frontera: Season 1, Episode 2 - From Dos Laredos to Mars

Documentary, Series United States
Pati travels from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas. She learns how tight family bonds are an underlying theme connecting everything in the Laredos, and throughout La Frontera.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 1 - Fronterizos of the Golden Coast

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels from San Diego and Tijuana to Mexicali. She meets the golden coast fronterizos to experience the melding of cultures, cross-border collaborations, and explosive growth.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 2 - Ancient Seeds & Desert Ghosts

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels along both sides of the Arizona-Sonora border through some of the most untouched places in North America.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 3 - Back to the Middle

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels from Nogales through the border region of New Mexico and Chihuahua, which offers some of the most unique and bio-diverse places in the world.

La Paz

Drama, Fiction Argentina, Bolivia
Liso returns to live with his parents after a stay at a psychiatric institution and strikes a relationship of mutual complicity with Sonia, the Bolivian maid.

La Soledad

La soledad
Drama, Fiction Venezuela, Canada, Italy
Handyman José lives with his family in La Soledad, a ramshackle villa located in what was once among Caracas’ most affluent neighborhoods. Might a fabled treasure supposedly hidden in La Soledad’s walls offer José’s family a chance at a better life?

La Yuma

Drama, Fiction Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain
Nicaragua’s first full-length feature in 20 years, La Yuma tells the story of a young woman who dreams of transcending her bleak life in the slums of Managua by becoming a boxer.

Landfall

Documentary United States
A journey of healing and resilience, delving into the power of reconnection and overcoming the lingering effects of mother-child separation at the border.

Landless

Chão
Documentary Brazil
An insight into every day life of Brazilian Landless Workers Movement's, divided between tilling the land, political activism, and talk of what a better future might look like.

Latino Americans, Ep. 01 - Foreigners in Their Own Land

Documentary, Series United States
Survey the period of 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into the Southwest territories, and war strips Mexico of half its territories.

Latino Americans, Ep. 02 - Empire of Dreams

Documentary, Series United States
See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s.

Latino Americans, Ep. 03 - War and Peace

Documentary, Series United States
Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latin Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands — yet face discrimination and fight for civil rights in the U.S.

Latino Americans, Ep. 04 - The New Latinos

Documentary, Series United States
Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities.

Latino Americans, Ep. 05 - Prejudice and Pride

Documentary, Series United States
Witness the creation of “Chicano” identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California and activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos.

Latino Americans, Ep. 06 - Peril and Promise

Documentary, Series United States
A new wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands of Latinos flee to the U.S., sparking an immigration debate while the Latino influence booms in business, sports, media, politics, and entertainment.

Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground

Documentary United States
Community organizers and leaders work to ensure Latino voter turnout in the battleground states of Nevada, Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania.

Leading Actor

El actor principal
Drama, Fiction Mexico, Argentina
Luis, an amateur actor, forgoes his movie premiere at a renowned festival to be with Azra, a chambermaid from Albania with an enigmatic scar.

Left Entranced

Documentary Brazil
A cinematographic opera, a musical version of the events that shook Brazil and the political left in 2016.

Lessons for Luca

Documentary The Netherlands
In this mesmerizing family saga, we discover how a small personal story is inseparably intertwined with the bigger history of Cuba when a farmer gets a six-year sentence for selling his own cow.

Lo 100to

Animation Canada
A breakup announcement brings out the best, worst, and weirdest in a Salvadoran family.

Long Way Home

Temporada
Drama, Fiction Brazil
After moving to the town of Contagem in Brazil for a new job, Juliana waits for her husband to join her. As she waits for him, she tries to adapt to her new life while trying to overcome her past.

Looking for El Santo

Documentary Mexico, Cuba
This intimate short documentary reveals the surreal story of Santo's debut in cinema, during the Cuban Revolution.

Los Hongos

Fiction, Drama Colombia
During the day, street artists RAS and Calvin band together with other graffiti artists to paint a tribute to student demonstrators.

Los Lobos

Los lobos
Drama, Fiction Mexico
An absorbing coming-of-age story about migrant life through the prism of its most innocent figures: children.

Low Season

En temporada baja
Fiction, Comedy Spain
The lives of four men seem to be going through a low season. Due to harsh financial reasons they are forced to live at a campsite.

Luchadoras

Documentary Germany
Courageous female wrestlers of Ciudad Juárez - a city known for its high murder rate against women - fight to redefine the image of what it means to be a woman in Mexico.

Machuca

Drama, Fiction, Classic Chile, Spain
A political and emotionally charged story, experienced by two 11-year-old boys coming from opposite ends of the social spectrum in the days leading up to the military coup in Chile.

Magali

Magalí
Drama, Fiction, Adventure Argentina
After receiving the news of the death of her mother, Magali must travel to a small village in the Argentinean Andes to find her son.

Man of the Crowd

O homem das multidões
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A Brazilian take on contemporary alienation, loosely based on the Edgar Allan Poe story published in 1840.

Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Documentary United States
An examination of the U.S. immigration system through the lives of two unforgettable protagonists whose lives reveal the human cost of deportation.

Marina's Ocean

Marina não vai à praia
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A 15-year-old girl yearns to see the ocean, but her disability interferes. Unable to travel to the beach with her sister and friends, Marina strikes out on an adventure of her own.

Marisa in the Woods

Marisa en los bosques
Fiction, Comedy Spain
When life seems to be going nowhere and a friend's relationship crisis becomes too much to handle, Marisa seeks solace in the nightlife of Madrid.

Martírio

Documentary Brazil
Filmed over the course of 40 years, indigenous expert and filmmaker Vincent Carelli seeks out the origins of the Guaraní Kaiowá genocide. A conflict of disproportionate forces: the peaceful and obstinate insurgency of the dispossessed Guaraní Kaiowá against the powerful apparatus of agribusiness.

Mateo

Fiction, Drama Colombia, France
Mateo agrees to infiltrate a local theatre group to reveal its members’ political activities. Enthralled with the troupe's lifestyle, he's under pressure to incriminate the actors.

Meow

Miau
Fiction Spain
Four desperately bored retired men yearn for excitement to make them feel alive. With nothing to lose, they embark on a mad, wild adventure resulting in a bizarre museum robbery.

Miguelito: A Song to Puerto Rico

Miguelito: canto a Borinquen
Documentary, Musical Colombia, Australia, Puerto Rico
Reminiscent of Searching for Sugar Man, the filmmaker follows the steps of Puerto Rico's child music sensation Miguelito. Featuring incredible archival footage of NYC in the 70s’ and salsa performances from Papo Lucca’s La Sonora Poncena, Malo Malo and many others, this is a film that celebrates the musical and cultural depth of the Caribbean.

Militiawomen: The Women Who Fought The Spanish Civil War

Milicianas
Documentary Spain
Militiawomen narrates the intense investigation to discover the identity of five militia-women executed in Mallorca in 1936. One picture and the existence of an anonymous journal, attributed to one of them, are the only clues. Is it possible, 80 years later, to discover the identity of those who remain silenced at the bottom of the graves?

Miriam Lies

Miriam miente
Drama, Fiction Spain, Dominican Republic
A quinceañera celebration exposes how racial prejudices affect a teenage girl’s choices, while shooting sharp criticism at the heart and mind of Caribbean society.

Moles

Topos
Fiction, Drama Colombia
Five children living in the sewers roam the streets trying to escape a system that sets their homes on fire. Tragedy, tenderness, and fantasy are closely intertwined.

Monumental History of Modern-Day Spain

Documentary, Experimental Spain
Some long steps towards today.

Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won't Fit Into His Suit

Al motociclista no le cabe la felicidad en el traje
Fiction, Drama, Experimental Mexico
There he sits proudly on his beautiful motorbike, certain that he alone can explore the jungle. A playful re-enactment with reversed roles that takes aim at colonialism.

Murals

Murales
Documentary Spain
In 2009, the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona organized an exhibition that brought together a group of contemporary mural artists from very different cultural and stylistic backgrounds. The documentary follows the artists as they work and discuss the use of an empty wall as a canvas and expressive medium.

Murillo's Last Journey

Murillo, el último viaje
Documentary Spain
The Sevillian Baroque master painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo underwent a calculated spoliation that scattered most of his work around the world’s top museums. Murillo's Last Journey follows the enthralling journey of one of his most celebrated pieces, “The Young Beggar,” from Paris to Seville in the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his birth.

Mute Fire

Pirotecnia
Documentary Colombia
A personal essay that examines the relationship between film footage, the events of the war in Colombia, family history, and the origins of cinema in Colombia.

My Amazing Funeral

El día que me muera
Fiction Argentina
Dina (Betiana Blum), desperate to see her estranged children, stages a mock funeral to lure them back, but the plan spirals into madness, revealing unexpected results.

My Bolivia, Remembering What I Never Knew

Documentary Bolivia, United States
My Bolivia is a historic road trip to make sense of a family’s and a country’s past.

My Brother

Mi hermano
Documentary Mexico, Spain
A touching experience for the film’s subjects and for its audience, My Brother follows a single woman, Gabriela, as she and her adoptive son, Alexey, decide to adopt a second boy, Mateo.

My Brothers Dream Awake

Mis hermanos sueñan despiertos
Drama, Fiction Chile
Ángel and his younger brother Franco have been incarcerated in a juvenile prison for a year. Despite the difficulties, they have formed a solid group of friends.

My Grandmother's House

La casa de mi abuela
Documentary Spain
A beautifully constructed documentary that depicts with great subtlety the changing ways in suburban Spain. Adán Aliaga has turned a simple subject into a dashing and fast paced, remarkably candid documentary on family life in Spain, modernization and generational change. A tribute to grandmothers everywhere, filled with painterly images of southeastern Spain and a director’s love for his family.

My Name is Daniel

Meu nome é Daniel
Documentary Brazil
Daniel de Castro Gonçalves, born with an undiagnosed disability, embarks on a personal documentary in Rio, tracing his life's journey to uncover the truth behind his condition.

My Name is Gennet

Mi Nombre es Gennet
Drama, Fiction Spain
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows the life of Gennet Corcuer, from her childhood in extreme poverty in Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a university degree in Europe.

NN

NN sin identidad
Drama, Fiction Peru
A powerful, nuanced look at a country’s efforts to come to terms with a dark chapter in its history.

Neither Hero nor Traitor

Ni héroe ni traidor
Drama, Fiction Argentina
Matías dreams of going to Spain to study music far from a dictatorship. His problems come down to convincing his girlfriend to meet him there and to get around his father’s opposition. But the playing field changes completely when the Falklands War breaks out and he is drafted along with his friends.

Nibbler

Mordisquitos
Fiction, Romance, Comedy Spain
Nico and Julia are thinking about moving in together. There's only a small problem: he has a cat called Nibbler and she's allergic.

Niède

Documentary Brazil
At 85 years old, Brazilian archaeologist Niéde Guidon looks back on a career including discovering cave drawings and devising a new theory on man's arrival on the American continent.

Obra

Drama, Fiction Brazil
In the heavily populated city of São Paulo, a young architect discovers a clandestine cemetery underneath the construction site of his latest project.

Off the Road

Fuera del camino
Documentary, Musical Mexico, United States
Each year, the slow-paced lifestyle on Mexico’s largest desert in Baja Peninsula is given a turbo boost by the Baja 1000, the largest off-road motorsport race in the world.

Oliver and the Pool

Oliverio y la piscina
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Mexico
When something unexpected happens to 13-year-old Oliver's family, he wants to walk away. He takes up residence in a poolside lounge chair and decides there's no reason to move. Ever.

On This Side of the World

A este lado del mundo
Drama, Fiction Spain
A deep and global look at migrations, borders, and the most insurmountable walls erected by mankind, directed by David Trueba.

On the Other Side

Del otro lado
Documentary Colombia, France
Two brothers decide to venture on a journey to find the FARC guerrillas who kept their mother captured for 2 years.

On the Roof

El techo
Comedy, Drama, Fiction, Romance Cuba, Nicaragua
A deliciously offbeat romantic comedy from Cuba, On the Roof doesn’t shy away from tackling the problems facing contemporary youth.

On the Starting Line

La arrancada
Documentary Cuba, France
This intimate family chronicle, seen from the perspective of two women, unfolds the portrait of a generation unsure of what’s next in Cuba.

Once Upon a Place

Documentary United States
“La Nacional” is a nondescript building in New York City that welcomed thousands of immigrants to the United States over its 150-year history. The building itself narrates its striking story.

One Street Away

A una cuadra
Documentary Argentina, United States
An intimate portrayal of overlooked communities in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film reveals the resilience and humanity of marginalized residents despite negative stereotypes.

One or Two Questions

Documentary Uruguay, Germany
A testimony of the capacity of documentary cinema (and archives) to unravel the complexity of history, One or Two Questions documents the mood on the streets of Uruguay between 1987 and 1989 following the approval of a law granting amnesty for all crimes and human rights violations committed by the army and police during the dictatorship.

Open Cage

Los bañistas
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A teenager and her elderly neighbor are hit hard when the economy collapses. They will have to learn to relate to each other to survive the crisis and rediscover the meaning of life.

Ornament of the World

Documentary United States
An exploration of medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common identity that transcended religious differences. What made this collaboration possible and what tore it apart?

Our Song to War

Nuestro canto a la guerra
Documentary, Experimental Colombia, Belgium
Following a massacre by the FARC guerrillas, a Colombian village emerges as a mysterious place where people sing as they guide spirits across a mystic river.

Over the Waves: A Story of Flamenco in the U.S.

Sobre las olas
Documentary, Musical United States
For over a hundred years, the art of flamenco has been crossing the ocean into distant places. Many have fallen in love with the deep song, the cry, the rhythm. Over the Waves explores the tradition of flamenco art in the US: its origins, protagonists, and its identity as a nomadic and hybrid art form.

Pan Seco

Pan seco
Documentary
At 93 years old, Justo is taking an unconventional spiritual path. With the asceticism of a monk with the imagination of the architect, he has been building a Cathedral since 1961.

Panama Canal Stories

Historias del Canal
Drama, Fiction, Romance Panama
Spanning a century, from 1913 to 2013, this impressive, sweeping historical drama chronicles five incredible stories of people who helped build the famous canal and Panama itself.

Pantanal

Drama, Fiction, Adventure Argentina
A man flees Buenos Aires with a bag of money, chasing hints of an unpaid debt and long-lost brother on a road trip through South America.

Paradise: A Mexican romantic comedy

Paraíso
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Mexico
Everything is going fine for childhood sweethearts Carmen and Alfredo in their own tranquil suburban paradise, until Alfredo’s job promotion forces them to move to bustling Mexico City.

Parents

Los padres
Drama, Fiction Spain
Azu and Cristi have just turned 14 years old and they still haven’t been able to get their parents out of their home.

Perro Bomba

Perro bomba
Drama, Fiction Chile, France
Steevens is a young Haitian immigrant living a challenging, but somewhat stable life in Santiago de Chile: he has a construction job, a home, friends, and fun. This precariously balanced life is disrupted when a childhood friend arrives seeking assistance to establish himself.

Porro Made in Colombia

Porro hecho en Colombia
Documentary Colombia
The singer and composer Adriana Lucía undertakes a multi-year musical journey to discover the origins of one of the most characteristic and lively rhythms of the Caribbean.

Port of Destiny: Peace

Documentary United States
This film follows Nobel laureate Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's President, as he pursues peace, battling FARC guerrillas, orchestrating rescues, and facing political consequences.

Present Tense, Ep. 01 - The Agro that Is Toxic

O agro que é tóxic
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 02 - Alive and Strong

Vivas e fortes
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 03 - Survivors

Sobreviventes
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 04 - The City Is Ours

A cidade é nossa
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 05 - Education that Transforms

Educação que transforma
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 06 - Black Genocide

Genocídio negro
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 07 - Racist Inequality

Desigualdade racista
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 08 - Hidden Hunger

Fome oculta
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 09 - Precariousness of Work

Precarização do trabalho
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 10 - Full, Universal, and Free

Integral, universal e gratuita
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 11 - Fake News

Fake News
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 12 - Struggle for Land

Luta pela terra
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Present Tense, Ep. 13 - Invisible Mud

Lama invisível
Documentary, Series Brazil
An insightful and educated exploration of Brazil at this stage and age.

Prosecutor

Prosecutor
Documentary Canada
Offering front-row seats to the historic events that will determine whether the International Criminal Court is a groundbreaking new weapon for justice or an idealistic dream.

Rancho

Documentary Argentina
Set in an Argentine maximum security prison, Rancho offers testimony of the moments that build a chorus of characters, united by the prison as well as their violent upbringings.

Red Gringo: American Pop Culture and Cold War in Latin America.

Gringo rojo
Documentary, Musical Chile
Reminiscent of Searching for Sugarman, the film follows Dean Reed, a North American singer who became a pop idol during the ʼ50s and ʼ60s in Chile and the Americas.

Return to Cuba

Volver a Cuba
Documentary Cuba, Canada
After 18 years living in Italy, Barbara Ramos returns to live in the town of Santa Clara, in Cuba, her homeland. Through the projects of family and friends, she discovers what has changed, what hasn’t, and what will likely never change in her country.

Returned

Documentary United States
As three families are deported to Honduras, the film explores the experience of being returned to a familiar, yet increasingly unsafe situation.

River Silence

Documentary Canada
As construction of one of the world’s largest dams destroys the Amazon’s ancient ecosystems, the filmmaker offers a plea for those brutalized for rampant development.

Roads in February

Las rutas en febrero
Drama, Fiction Canada, Uruguay
Driven by childhood memories and the hope of a reunion, Sarah visits her paternal grandmother in her village in Uruguay.

Roberto Clemente

Documentary United States
Explore the life of Roberto Clemente, the man who broke racial barriers to become baseball’s first Latino superstar.

Roots of Latin Jazz

Documentary United States
Celebrate Latin music with the Raices Jazz Orchestra, with originals and arrangements such as Herbie Hancock's “Eye of the Hurricane” and performances by artists including Richard Bona and Anaadi.

Rota n' Roll

Documentary Spain
In the 50s, a group of American marines brought dollars, Marlboros, Cadillacs, night clubs, and rock n´roll into post civil war Spain, an impoverished fascist dictatorship.

Russian Red

Vermelho russo
Drama, Fiction, Comedy, Adventure Brazil
Marta and Manu are two Brazilian actresses that decide to move to Moscow to study the Stanislavski method. There, wrapped inside a love triangle, they overcome their differences.

Sacromonte. The Wise of the Tribe

Sacromonte. Los sabios de la tribu
Documentary, Musical Spain
Sacromonte aims to recover the memory of the most important flamenco community in the world. Through the survivors of a lost and golden age, elder flamenco men and women, we dive in their past in search of their roots and memories.

Santiago, Italia

Documentary Italy
Filmmaker Nanni Moretti recounts the 1973 coup d'état in Chile, which put an end to Salvador Allende's democratic government.

Santo vs. the Evil Brain

Santo contra Cerebro del Mal
Fiction, Science Fiction, Adventure, Classic Mexico, Cuba
In this cult classic from El Santo's saga, an undercover police officer is kidnapped by Dr. Campos who brainwashes him into becoming a member of his gang.

Santo vs. the Infernal Men

Santo contra Hombres Infernales
Fiction, Science Fiction, Adventure, Classic Mexico
El Santo helps an undercover agent take down a gang of drug smugglers in this new restauration of the Mexican cult classic.

Santo vs. the Riders of Terror

Santo contra los Jinetes del Terror
Fiction, Thriller, Adventure, Classic Mexico
A new restoration of the cult classic film featuring El Santo. A group of violent lepers escape from a sanatorium unleashing the terror on the inhabitants who have no choice but to turn to El Santo to save them.

Saturday Night

Documentary Canada
A poetic and bittersweet snapshot of aging in a foreign urban setting, viewed through the eyes of three Latin American immigrants and their connection to dance.

Schools in Fight

Escolas em luta
Documentary Brazil
Schools in Fight follows the students as they fight for their right to an education. Through interviews and cameras inside the buildings, operated by the same students, the film throws light on a generation that dared to face that autocratic gesture of the State.

Sealed Cargo

Carga sellada
Drama, Comedy, Fiction Bolivia, France, Mexico, Venezuela
A lively rejoinder to Bolivia's status as a dumping ground for the world's industrial waste. Rich in symbolism and in spirit, Sealed Cargo is a terrific ride through the seldom-seen Altiplano and a potent reminder of what really matters.

Searching for Oscar

En busca del Óscar
Documentary
A film critic and President of the Spanish Association of Film Critics, Óscar Peyrou has a peculiar method for reviews: instead of seeing films, he critiques them by their posters.

Seashore

Beira mar
Drama, Fiction, Romance Brazil
During a weekend in the winter, two young men attempt to rekindle their friendship, witnessed by a cold raging sea.

Seeds: Black Women in Power

Sementes: Mulheres pretas no poder
Documentary Brazil
The 2018 elections turned into the biggest political uprising led by Black women in Brazil's history, in response to the brutal execution of Marielle Franco.

Seven Dogs

Siete perros
Drama, Fiction Argentina
A canine family becomes the catalyst for human connection in this heartwarming film about a man looking to keep his seven dogs in his apartment despite the neighbors’ threats.

Sieged: The Press vs. Denialism

Cercados: Naimprensa contra o negacionismo na pandemia
Documentary Brazil
Leading through a pandemic with denialism and propaganda, Bolsonaro took his country to the edge of disaster while journalists warned the country of a public health disaster.

Siembra

Fiction, Drama Colombia
Colombian fisherman Turco yearns to return to the land he abandoned years ago due to an ongoing conflict. When his son is killed, it shatters Turco's dreams of returning.

Singled [Out]: Being a Single Woman in an Era of Choice

Documentary Spain
Five educated women in four corners of the world travel solo in a world where pairing up is the norm. Together with the voices of experts in the areas of sociology, law, and demography, the film unveils modern love in an era of choice, and is a journey to the heart of being a single woman today.

Sisters in the End of the World

Irmã
Adventure, Fiction Brazil
Ana and Julia embark on a journey to find their father amidst their mother's worsening illness. Seeking freedom, they encounter an asteroid, ghosts, superpowers, and dinosaurs.

Skin

Documentary, Experimental Brazil
The vibrant tapestry of Belo Horizonte, Brazil reveals walls adorned with captivating art: stunning murals, raw graffiti, and heartfelt expressions that leave an indelible mark.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 01 - A Brief Introduction to Solidarity Economy

Breve introdução à economia solidária
Documentary, Series Brazil
From small associations to large industrial cooperatives, Solidarity Planet travels throughout Brazil to show solidarity economy enterprises in the city and in the countryside.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 02 - Agricultural Cooperation

Cooperação agrícola
Documentary, Series Brazil
From agrarian reform to solidarity economy.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 03 - Agribusiness

Agroindústria
Documentary, Series Brazil
Solidarity economy and agricultural productivity.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 04 - Recovered Companies

Empresas recuperadas
Documentary, Series Brazil
From small associations to large industrial cooperatives, Solidarity Planet travels throughout Brazil to show solidarity economy enterprises in the city and in the countryside.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 05 - Solidarity Finance

Finanças solidárias
Documentary, Series Brazil
Subverting the capitalist experience.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 06 - Culture

Cultura
Documentary, Series Brazil
Cultural actions as a strategy for local, political and economic transformation.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 07 - Community-Based Tourism

Turismo de base comunitária
Documentary, Series Brazil
Defense of territory, identity and nature as a resistance strategy.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 08 - Solidarity Production Network

Rede de produção solidária
Documentary, Series Brazil
Produce and cooperate to prosper.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 09 - Responsible Consumption

Consumo responsável
Documentary, Series Brazil
Consumption as a political act.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 10 - Information Technology

Tecnologia da informação
Documentary, Series Brazil
Open source economy.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 11 - Public Policies

Políticas públicas
Documentary, Series Brazil
Public funding of the solidarity economy.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 12 - Selective Collection

Coleta seletiva
Documentary, Series Brazil
The residue of capitalism as a resource.

Solidarity Planet, Ep. 13 - Education

Educação
Documentary, Series Brazil
Solidarity economy as pedagogical praxis.

Song for Cuba

Documentary, Experimental Canada
A young Cuban couple chart a new course for themselves on an island in the North Atlantic.

Spain in Crisis: A Collective Response

Documentary, Experimental Spain
This crucial collection offers a fresh and much-needed perspective from artists and activists alike on the current Spanish fiscal crisis and the 15M movement, which influenced popular protests around the world, including the USA’s own Occupy Wall Street.

Spain in Two Trenches: The Civil War in Color

Documentary Spain
The extraordinary and moving story of the convulsive years of the Spanish Civil War (1935-1939) is explained as never seen before thanks to the coloring and restoration of 150,000 frames.

Stealing Rodin

Robar a Rodin
Documentary Chile, France
Traces the story of Luis Onfray as he explains the personal and artistic reasons for pulling off Chile’s greatest art theft.

Sublime

Drama, Fiction, Romance, Musical Argentina
A thoughtful and tender handling of a teen’s emerging sexuality. When a teenager falls for his best friend, turbulent emotions brew beneath the surface.

Summer Hit

Drama, Fiction, Romance Germany
Laia from Spain and Emil from Iceland are exchange students in Munich. After having sex a couple of times, Emil professes his love to Laia, who panics. It it just a summer fling?

Swimming Pool

Piscina
Fiction, Comedy Spain
Santi (Ferrán Vilajosana) and Jota (Álex Villazán) are living in the outskirts of Madrid. Like many others, they have decided not to study or work, spending their time drinking beer.

Tania Libre

Tania libre
Documentary Cuba, United States, Germany
In a fascinating and novel approach, Lynn Hershman Leeson allows us to eavesdrop on one of the world’s most celebrated—and daring—Cuban artists, Tania Bruguera’s session with Dr. Frank Ochberg, a New York-based psychiatrist and pioneer in post-traumatic stress disorder and the Stockholm syndrome.

Tehran Blues

Un blues para Teherán
Documentary, Musical Spain
The city’s musicians and poets take us on a musical tour of Iran’s capital in a charming film about a music culture rarely heard of in the West.

Tesoros

Drama, Fiction, Comedy, Adventure Mexico
Siblings Dylan and Andrea set off with their new friends on a marvelous journey of discovery in search of long lost pirate loot.

The Apizaco Shaman

El brujo de Apizaco
Documentary Mexico
The stormy life of Mexican bullfighter Rodolfo Rodríguez González and his alter ego "THE PANA," who worked as a baker, gravedigger, and bundles loader before becoming a bullfighter.

The Apostate

El apóstata
Drama, Fiction, Comedy France, Uruguay
An existential comedy about a young man in the increasingly quixotic quest of formally having his name struck from the Catholic church’s baptismal record.

The Art of Cooking with Fire

Bittor Arginzoniz. Vivir en el silencio
Documentary Spain
Self-taught grill genius Bittor Arginzoniz shares his sources of inspiration and motivation in his world famous restaurant Asador Etxebarri in Spain.

The Authority

Drama, Fiction Spain
A Spanish-Moroccan family that is going out on vacation is stopped by the police. After the humiliating search, things will never be the same.

The Bat Woman

La mujer murciélago
Fiction, Adventure, Science Fiction, Classic Mexico
A new restoration of a fascinating and little-known Mexican entry in the Batman superhero canon.

The Birth

El nacimiento
Drama, Fiction Spain
A sterile worker who wishes to have a child must assist a young woman in labor who does not want to have the baby.

The Brave Class: The Power of Political Speech

Clase valiente: el poder de las palabras
Documentary Spain
A social experiment that introduces a concept into the daily speech of politicians and communications experts during the 2015 Spanish elections. This involved many people in acts of public intervention, urban art, and other forms of social activism with surprising results.

The Calm After The Storm

Como el cielo después de llover
Documentary Argentina, Colombia
After studying abroad, Mercedes returns to her native city to join her father, acclaimed filmmaker and writer Victor Gaviria (The Rose Seller), in the shooting of his next film

The Candidate

El candidato
Comedy, Drama, Fiction Argentina, Uruguay
Tells the story of Martín, the son of a wealthy businessman, who starts prepping his candidacy for office. In order to distance himself from the reputation of his father, he decides to form a new party that speaks for the common man, and hires a team of PR hotshots to craft his new image.

The Canine Tooth

A diente de perro
Fiction, Drama, Thriller Spain
When Darío Manzano learns that his colleagues mugged the drug lords they work for, it triggers a spiral of fateful situations forcing him to fight against the clock for survival.

The Coca-Cola Case

L'affaire Coca-Cola
Documentary Canada
This fascinating road-movie follows U.S. activists as they embark on a crusade against The Coca-Cola Company, accusing them of turning a blind eye to assault of union workers.

The Country of Fear

El país del miedo
Drama, Fiction, Thriller Spain
A festival favorite, The Country of Fear touches upon one of the most talk about behavioral issues happening on campus these days: bullying.

The Crow’s Nest

Malacrianza
Comedy, Drama, Fiction El Salvador
With a magnificent use of deadpan humor and charm, The Crow’s Nest depicts a unique and realistic vision of El Salvador, where evangelical churches, reverence for the concept of the American Dream, the local struggling economy, and violence are everyday experiences for its most vulnerable population.

The Cuban Wives

Las esposas cubanas
Documentary Cuba
The compelling and tragic story of five Cuban intelligence agents who were arrested in the US in 1998 for their attempt to protect their country from terrorist attacks of paramilitary organizations operating from Miami. Essential viewing for the understanding of U.S.-Cuba relations.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 01 - The Indian Protection Service Scandal

O escândalo do serviço de proteção aos índios
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 02 - Pacification and Transfer

Pacificação e transferência
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 03 - The Pin and the Transamazonica

O pin e a transamazõnica
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 04 - From Emancipation to the Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant

Da emancipação à hidrelétrica Itaipu
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 05 - The Transnational Indigenous Movement

O movimento indígena transnacional
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Dangerous Memory, Ep. 06 - The 1988 Constitution and the Challenges of the 21st Century

A consituiçao de 1988 e os desafios do séc. XXI
Documentary, Series Brazil
An investigation into the extermination policy of the Brazilian State against indigenous populations during the civil-military dictatorship.

The Day That Lasted 21 Years

O dia que durou 21 anos
Documentary Brazil, United States
A look at how and why the United States supported a conspiracy to overthrow the Brazilian elected President Joao Goulart in 1964, when Ambassador Lincoln Gordon planned South America's longest military dictatorship with the support of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.

The Death of Jaime Roldós

La Muerte de Jaime Roldós
Documentary Argentina, Ecuador
The history of Ecuador was shaken in 1981 by the sudden death of President Jaime Roldós and his wife in a suspicious plane crash. Combining investigative journalism and film essay, the film uncovers an unknown chapter in the history of Latin America that resonates deeply in the present.

The Death of Pinochet

La muerte de Pinochet
Documentary, Experimental Chile
With undeniable historical, social, and political importance, The Death of Pinochet expresses the vitality of a nation while exposing the political divisions that marked Chile’s recent history with death and violence.

The Delay

La demora
Drama, Fiction France, Mexico, Uruguay
An exploration of the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility. When her elderly father's mental deterioration becomes a burden for her and three young children, María has to make a drastic decision.

The Delights

Las Delicias
Documentary Argentina
More than 120 kids live in Las Delicias agrotechnical boarding school in the Argentine countryside. They will experience the end of their childhood and the beginning of their youth.

The Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet

El perro que no calla
Drama, Comedy, Fiction Argentina
An adventurous and bittersweet cinematic exploration of adulthood, love, loss, and fatherhood in a world rocked by a sudden catastrophe.

The Empty Classroom

El aula vacía
Documentary, Fiction Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, El Salvador
To explore the dropout crisis in Latin America, creative director Gael García Bernal gathered 11 award-winning filmmakers who have created a captivating anthology of short films that delve into the underlying reasons, from poverty to societal traditions, why students aren’t graduating.

The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons

La eterna noche de las doce lunas
Documentary Colombia
Twelve-year-old Pili is entering womanhood, and as tradition dictates in her Wayuu indigenous community, she must be isolated from all men for 12 moon cycles.

The Female Teachers of the Republic

Las Maestras de la República
Documentary Spain
Winner of a Goya Award for Best Documentary, The Female Teachers of The Republic focuses on the role of women in advancing public education in the spirit of equality and democratic access to schooling during the Second Spanish Republic (1931-1939).

The Foam of Days

La espuma de los días
Drama, Fiction Cuba, Mexico
Five years in the making, this Cuban story is about camaraderie, friendship, and the human being who lives daily in a reality that conditions him, but does not determine him.

The German Neighbor

El vecino alemán
Documentary, Fiction Argentina
The German Neighbor follows the steps of Adolf Eichmann’s awkward and unusual life in Argentina, and his remarkable defense at the trial in Jerusalem.

The Good Life

La buena vida
Documentary Germany, Switzerland
Jairo Fuentes, a charismatic young Wayúu leader, fights to protect his community from displacement caused by the El Cerrejón coal mine's rapid expansion.

The Graduates, Part 1 - Girls

Documentary, Series United States
Follow Stephanie, a budding activist on the South Side of Chicago; Chastity, a Bronx teen whose family is homeless; and Darlene, a Tulsa student who reenters school after having a baby.

The Graduates, Part 2 - Boys

Documentary, Series United States
Follow Juan, a gay teen bullied until discovering dance; Eduardo, saved from a gang path by a college prep organization; and Gustavo, whose college dreams are blocked by his undocumented status.

The Guardians

Documentary Mexico, United States
An indigenous Mexican community and millions of monarch butterflies are under threat of extinction in the ancient forest they call home.

The Hole Story

Hoyos (Trou Story)
Documentary Canada
Using striking images, rare archival footage, interviews, and humorous social commentary, the directors make a clear case against the way mining has been done in Canada.

The Invisible Hand

La mano invisible
Drama, Fiction Spain
With impeccable performances and a surprising ending, The Invisible Hand is an astonishing parable of work in contemporary society.

The Island Inside

La isla interior
Drama, Fiction, Comedy Spain
A dark-hued family drama set in Spain’s Canary Islands, The Island Inside relates the story of three siblings on the run from themselves. With Pedro Almodovar as their cinematic godfather, the filmmaker duo Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso deliver a superb psychodrama with astounding performances.

The Key to Dalí

La llave Dalí
Documentary
Spanish scientist Tomeo L'Amo strongly believes he bought an original Dalí. After 25 years of research and interviews with experts he meets the one in Paris that changes his life.

The Kid Who Lies

El chico que miente
Drama, Fiction, Adventure Venezuela
An intimate tale of a young runaway in search of his disappeared mother, The Kid Who Lies works as a metaphor for those still suffering from the 1999 mudslide tragedy, a natural disaster that claimed more than 10,000 victims in the Vargas state of Venezuela.

The Killing of the Pig

La matança del porc
Documentary, Experimental Spain, United States
From one of today's most respected filmmakers, dive into the mind of an amateur filmmaker in the '70s, concocting daring alternatives to tackle the 2012 economic crisis. A thought-provoking modern classic.

The Man of the Future

El hombre del futuro
Fiction, Drama Chile, Argentina
Michelsen, an elderly truck driver, sets out on his last trip driving freight to the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia.

The Metal Stork

La cigüeña metálica
Documentary Spain, El Salvador
During El Salvador’s civil war, rural kids Ana Lilian, Ricardo, and Blanca witnessed the murder of their families and grieved as a military helicopter determined their fate. Now, they try to reconnect with their long-lost families, hoping to reconcile their pasts and bring peace to the present.

The Nobodies

Los nadie
Fiction, Drama Colombia
Love, hate, broken promises, and five street-siblings who meet in the middle of a hostile city.

The Orphan

O órfão
Drama, Fiction Brazil
Jonathas has been adopted, but it doesn't take long until he is returned because he is "different" from the other kids. Inspired by true events.

The Parabolic Dish

La parabólica
Drama, Fiction Spain
During the broadcast of the Pope`s visit, Vicente’s television is broken. Desperate, he decides to make a homemade parabolic dish.

The Path of the Shepherd

La senda del pastor
Documentary Spain
A journey through the vocation of six shepherds who see how the profession they love comes to an end.

The Return

El regreso
Drama, Fiction, Comedy Costa Rica
A delightful and life-changing journey back to Costa Rica. After living 10 years in New York, 30 year-old Antonio returns to San José where he is forced to deal with the realities he ran away from

The Rock

La roca
Documentary Spain
Despite being declared enemies by their countries, people in the Rock of Gibraltar and La Linea depended on each other, got married, and lived with their bilingual children. But Franco’s decision to close entrance to the British territory forced the separation of thousands of mixed families.

The Silence of the Rain

O silêncio da chuva
Fiction, Thriller Brazil
Executive Ricardo is murdered in his car. Two detectives investigate, focusing on people close to the victim. As everyone involved vanishes, the case takes unforeseen twists.

The Sky Is Red

El cielo está rojo
Documentary Chile
In 2010, 81 inmates died in a huge fire at the San Miguel prison in Chile’s capital city, Santiago. Justice remains elusive as the trial fails to assign blame. With full access to the judicial files, this reconstruction sheds light on the utter failure of the prison administration, which housed twice as many prisoners as allowed.

The Socialist Dream: Lázaro Cárdenas and the Reconstruction of Post-revolutionary Mexico

El sueño socialista
Documentary Mexico
In the violent times of a post-revolutionary Mexico, a complex and divided country, the ideas of a man paved the way towards social transformation. Radical, practical, and courageous, Lázaro Cárdenas and a socialist dream shaped the future of a Mexico in reconstruction with their political concepts.

The Spirit of the Ancestors

Te Kuhane o te Tupuna: El espíritu de los ancestros
Documentary Chile
Three generations of the Pakarati family travel to Europe to reclaim the Stolen Friend - one of Rapa Nui's (Easter Island) sacred spirits - which was stolen by colonizers and is one of the countless sacred objects housed in museums worldwide.

The Territories

Los territorios
Documentary Argentina, Brazil
An engrossing exploration into what it means to be a journalist, the film is about how we approach the conflicts and the role the press plays in times of fake news.

The Travel Agent

Pequeñas mentiras piadosas
Documentary Cuba, Spain, Italy
From her tiny office overlooking the U.S. Interests Section, 58-year old Lourdes counsels thousands of Cubans seeking a U.S. travel visas. She coaches them on answering tricky questions, fine-tuning their stories so they have a better chance of succeeding.

The Wall: The Effect of its Imposing Presence on Migrant Families

Documentary United States
A firsthand look at the reality of the Hispanic population in the United States and the current undocumented immigration crisis, touching on topics such as the U.S.-Mexico border wall, the effects of family separation at the border, deportation, and DACA.

The Welles Raft

A jangada de Welles
Documentary Brazil
During Orson Welles' filming of It's All True in Brazil, a fishermen's raft vanishes at sea, evoking memories of dictatorship, WWII, and labor rights battles.

The Wind Blows the Border

Venta na fronteira
Documentary Brazil
On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty.

The Year of the Discovery

El año del descubrimiento
Documentary Spain
Citizens of Cartagena recount the events of the 1992 riots.

The Year of the Radio

El año del radio
Animation, Fiction, Drama Mexico
Mexico in the '90s. Seven-year-old Alex and his little siblings are left in the care of their senile Aunt Lola, while their mother works as a host on a radio station.

These Walls

Estos muros
Documentary Spain
During the Franco regime, Penalty Redemption through Labour was a legal device that allowed public and private companies to use republican prisoners as forced labor. Pascual exposes how this device was used in virtually all economic sectors throughout the country.

They Called Me King Tiger: A Biography of the Chicano Malcolm X

Me llamaban el Rey Tigre
Documentary Mexico
A balanced view of Reies López Tijerina, who inspired Mexican-American college students of the late 1960s and early 1970s to start the Chicano Civil Rights Movement that stressed ethnic pride, ethnic studies, and opposition to police brutality.

This Stolen Country of Mine

Mein gestohlenes Land
Documentary Germany, Ecuador
Chinese mining in Ecuador’s mountains sets the stage for an epic battle between eco-guerrillas and a corrupt government in an intensely dramatic documentary.

Three Summers

Três veroes
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Brazil
Regina Casé will rely on her eye for opportunity in this brilliant comedy about gross class disparity and the infinite resourcefulness of those who never take anything for granted.

Time Theorem

Teorema de tiempo
Documentary Mexico
Years after the death of my grandmother Anita, I found thousands of photographs and hundreds of home movies. The images revealed their secret profession as amateur filmmakers.

Trance

Documentary France, Spain
A journey to the heart of the flamenco music of Jorge Pardo, an essential artist to understand the evolution of contemporary flamenco.

Triana, Pure and Pure

Triana, pura y pura
Documentary, Musical Spain
This joyful film memorializes the end of an indomitable lineage in a unique flamenco soiree, transformed into a tribute to a disappeared world.

Tupamaro: Urban Guerrillas

Tupamaro: guerrilas urbanas
Documentary United States, Mexico, Venezuela
A raw look at the infamous leader of one of Venezuela’s ‘colectivos,' armed leftists who fight drug-traffickers, political opponents, and even each other.

Two Women and a Cow

Dos mujeres y una vaca
Fiction, Drama Colombia
Two illiterate women travel to the nearby town looking for someone to read a letter they received. During the trip their plans are unexpectedly changed.

Uncertain Journey

Camino incierto
Documentary
Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Pedro Costa, Manoel de Oliveira, Luis Miñarro, and Pablo García Pérez de Lara share images, sounds, and words as they walk the line where life meets film.

Unconscious Revealed

Inconscientes revelados
Documentary Brazil
An examination of racial issues in Brazil from its historical formation, including Black representation in markets, entrepreneurial women, generational patterns, and the lingering scar of racism.

Urgent Love

Amor urgente
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Argentina
Fresh and endearing, Urgent Love uses highly original photography and exceptional artwork to create the playful world where Agustina and Pedro fall in love. Everything is intentionally exposed in this subtle, intelligent, and entertaining comedy that dares to be different.

Us, Them, and Me

NEY: Nosotros, ellos, yo
Documentary Argentina
Led by insatiable curiosity, Nicolás Avruj's family vacation to Tel Aviv transforms into a months long journey into Gaza and the West Bank. With only his camera as company, he became a guest in the homes of both Palestinians and Israelis, immersing himself in their daily lives eithout prejudice.

Vicente Ruiz: In Real Time

Vicente Ruiz: A tiempo real
Documentary Chile
An exploration of the social role of art through one of the leading figures of the Chilean counterculture of the 1980s: Vicente Ruiz.

Video-Dérives: Sol

Video-dérives: Sol
Documentary, Experimental Spain
An exploration of how citizens register images during the biggest social protests in Spain.

Wandering Girl

Niña errante
Fiction, Drama Colombia
On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty.

We All Like Plantain

A todos nos gusta el plátano
Documentary, Experimental Spain
Seven black people living in Spain try to craft a film that delves into self-representation. A powerful exploration of identity and community.

We Are Mari Pepa

Somos Mari Pepa
Comedy, Drama, Fiction, Musical, Classic Mexico
Alex has big plans for his summer in Guadalajara. He'll get a girlfriend and a new job, learn a new song with his band, Mari Pepa, and win the ”battle of the bands” concert.

We Need It Yesterday

Para ayer
Fiction, Comedy Spain
An emerging production company is ready to do whatever it takes in order to get the job from an award-winning advertising agency.

What Happens to a Dream Deferred

Documentary United States
An intimate portrait of a day in the life of two DACA recipients whose lives were thrown into limbo after the program was rescinded on September 5, 2017.

What Would You Pack?

Documentary United States
What would you pack in the suitcase of a loved one, if they were going to be deported?

When You No Longer Love Me

Cuando dejes de quererme
Fiction, Romance Spain
While investigating her father's death, Laura learns of the Spanish hard times during the ETA's war against the Franquist Regime, and her family's possible involvement in those crimes.

When the Guns Go Silent

El silencio de los fusiles
Documentary Colombia
The Colombian peace process explained with unprecedented access to the protagonists of the negotiations and exceptional archival material.

Where I Grow Old

Cidade onde envelheço
Drama, Fiction Brazil, Portugal
A deep friendship grows between two Portuguese women living in Brazil, forcing them to deal with conflicting desires: a will to leave for an unknown country and a longing for home.

Wilaya

Drama, Fiction Spain
With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community, Pedro Pérez Rosado, provides a voice to this unrepresented group of refugees living in a Saharan refugee camp and their struggle for independence.

Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice

Documentary United States
Willie Vleasquez examines obstacles Latinos had to overcome to obtain representation and addresses issues facing Latinos today.

Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine

Chico ventana también quisiera tener un submarino
Comedy, Fiction, Drama, Science Fiction, Experimental Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, The Netherlands, The Philippines
On a cruise ship off the Patagonian coasts, a crewman discovers a magical portal leading into a woman's apartment.

With My Heart in Yambo

Con mi corazón en Yambo
Documentary Ecuador
In 1988, director María Fernanda Restrepo's two brothers—then 14 and 17—vanished without a trace. Decades later, Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of recounting her family’s story.

Woody and Woody

Fiction, Animation, Comedy Spain
A young Woody Allen meets an old Woody Allen having a drink in a bar. A great dialogue begins.

Xeneizes

Documentary Argentina, Italy
Soccer unites the worlds of La Boca, Buenos Aires, and Genoa, Italy, through extraordinary passion. Famous footballers share their testimonies in this documentary.

You and Me

Tú y yo
Documentary, Comedy, Drama Dominican Republic
The Mrs., a 70-year-old widow, and Aridia, her young maid, live in isolation in a house in Santo Domingo where domestic chores keep them occupied.

Yvy Maraey Land Without Evil

Yvy Maraey, tierra sin mal
Drama, Fiction, Adventure Bolivia
A Bolivian filmmaker and a Guaraní Indian travel together through the forests of southeastern Bolivia to make a film about the Guaraní people.

Zerø

Fiction, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller Spain
A man and a woman wake up in a strange, deserted and unknown place without knowing who they are or why they are there. Another man follows their footsteps from a distance.

Zoila

Documentary Chile
When Gabriela discovers that Zoila, her childhood Mapuche indigenous nanny, doesn’t appear in the family tapes, she begins to question her mother's social construct.

Zoot Suit Riots

Documentary United States
In June 1943, the murder of José Diaz ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles. Revisit the violent events of the next summer, culminating in riots between servicemen and Latino youth.

Zurita, You Will See Not to See

Zurita, verás no ver
Documentary Chile
National Literature Award Laureate Raúl Zurita is not only one of Latin America’s most celebrated and controversial living poets; he is also a rocker, a human rights activist, a public figure, and a tireless struggler. This documentary is an account of his travels and daily life, as he reflects on topics such as state terrorism and death.