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 ¿películas de Colombia? | Colombia Guide
The story of 13 year old Carlitos who lives in Medellin, Colombia and is faced with the task of protecting his suburb from war and violence with his only weapon, a statue of the Holy Virgin.
This program combines newsreel and documentary footage of life and death in Colombia's rural districts, cities, and guerrilla camps with interviews to explore the roots and results of the 20th century's longest guerrilla war.
On the streets of Colombia, a young boy named Jairo takes on a job as a hired assassin - a 'sicario.' When Jairo decides he's had enough, he soon learns that there is no such thing as an easy way out.
poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/18459   (2907 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Analysts and critics inside Colombia agree that there has been a degree of pratical improvement in several of the mentioned fields, but the exact reasons for the figures themselves have sometimes been disputed, as well as their specific accuracy.
Colombia's bicameral parliament is the Congress of Colombia or Congreso, which consists of the 166-seat House of Representatives of Colombia and the 102-seat Senate of Colombia.
Colombia has a diverse population that reflects its colourful history and the peoples that have populated her from ancient, to colonial and modern times.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/colombia   (2566 words)

 A Glance at the 18th Bogota International Film Festival
Traditionally, the Cartagena International Film Festival in Colombia has been the most important in the region and there was a time (in the 1970's) when stars like François Truffaut attended as guests and competitors.
Cinema from Spain did very well at the Festival despite the fact it was only scheduled at one theatre, which by the way was the most expensive one.
Finally there was the section dedicated to Colombian cinema, which showed the most important films produced in the past year, that curiously enough have all opened in theatres already with the exception of the inaugural film, Los niños invisibles.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/festivals/01/17/bogota.html   (2915 words)

 Colombia Support Network: Human Rights for Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Colombia Support Network is the sole project of WICOLA, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
To these human beings we pass some different words from the columnist Lisandro Duque, that is also a director of Colombian cinema, who wrote his opinion on Sunday, August 31 in the newspaper El Espectador.
It is going to be difficult for the Army Commander, General Jorge Enrique Mora Rangel, to prove his accusations against 320 families from the Choc region that inhabit the Cacarica river basin.
www.colombiasupport.net /words.html   (694 words)

 Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The word "Colombia" comes from the name of Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón in Spanish, Cristoforo Colombo in Italian) and was conceived by the revolutionary Francisco de Miranda as a reference to the New World, especially to all American territories and colonies under Spanish and Portuguese rule.
Its cause was mainly due to mounting tensions between partisan groups, reignited by the murder of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán in April 9th of 1948 an event later known as the Bogotazo, and it claimed the lives of at least 180,000 Colombians.
After experiencing decades of steady growth (average GDP growth exceeded 4% in the 1970-1998 period), Colombia experienced a recession in 1999 (the first full year of negative growth since 1929), and the recovery from that recession was long and painful.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Colombia   (2580 words)

 The Global Game | Global Gleanings, Colombia
For more on Colombia, see the Global Game's interview with Beatriz Vélez on the importance of gender equity in South American football.
Colombia, which finished fourth in Copa América, nearly had to surrender the tournament in
But its positive showing over the last few weeks and the unlikely triumph of Manizales-based Once Caldas in the Copa Libertadores—over Boca Juniors in a penalty shootout on 1 July—perhaps give the nation's football new optimism.
www.theglobalgame.com /gleancol.html   (1636 words)

 Colombia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colombia's main exports include manufactured goods (41.32% of exports), petroleum (28.28%), coal (13.17%), and coffee (6.25%).
Colombia has the largest population of African origin in Latin America after Brazil, representing approximately 27% of the population.
Colombia: Seguridad and Defensa: La mejor y más completa Página No-Oficial sobre las Fuerzas Militares y de Policía de la República de Colombia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colombia   (2590 words)

Founded in 1959, the Society for Cinema Studies is a professional organization composed of college and university educators, filmmakers, historians, critics, scholars, and others concerned with the study of the moving image
Founded in Paris in 1938, FIAF is a collaborative association of the world's leading film archives whose purpose has always been to ensure the proper preservation and showing of motion pictures.
The International Liaison Centre of Schools of Cinema and Television is an organization of the world's leading schools of film and television.
www.theatrelibrary.org /links/Cinema.html   (1104 words)

 Country Browser: Colombia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 761 titles in the IMDb from Colombia (including international co-productions).
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from Colombia only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Countries/Colombia   (100 words)

 Colombia Resources - Mantarayakayak
Fishing trips - A fishing trip is a great idea to relax, recharge and enjoy a change of scenery and explore new places.
Cartagena de Indias - Cartagena, Colombia, also well-known as Cartagena de Indias, is very popular when it comes to tourism.
Scuba diving trip Colombia - Everyone who loves adventure sports and is fond of swimming will unanimously agree that scuba diving is a blissful experience.
www.mantarayakayak.com /colombia-resources.html   (195 words)

 South American cinema - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South American cinema refers collectively to the film output and film industries of South America.
This particular refers to the sizeable industries of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
By extension some may include in this category cinema from Panama, Aruba, Trinidad and Tobago, and other Central American and Caribbean countries and territories.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_American_cinema   (114 words)

 Cinema Tropical Film Series NY: Jan-Feb 05
When Santiago finds too many discrepancies between the script and reality, he storms off the show, vowing to rewrite the remaining episodes so they more accurately reflect history.
Obsessed to the point of delusion, he believes that he is actually an incarnation of Bolívar himself, and attempts to complete Bolívar's unfulfilled dream of creating La Gran Colombia, a unified state of five Latin American countries.
The Cinema Tropical Winter Film Series is sponsored by The New York Times and is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency
www.cinematropical.com /2005schedules/01NY.html   (200 words)

 Cuban Cinema Classics: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Three new volumes of Cuban Cinema Classics were presented on December 2004 during the 26th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.
The film specialists and fans who filled the Taganana Room of the Hotel Nacional, where the press conference took place, received with enthusiasm the news about Cuban Cinema Classics and asked extensive questions to Dr. Ann Marie Stock, who is already preparing new volumes for 2005.
The year 2005 starts with good news for Cuban Cinema because several fiction and animation films, with varying degrees of Cuban participation, have been completed or are underway at the moment.
www.wm.edu /cubancinemaclassics/news.htm   (1147 words)

 Augustana Academics
The unifying element in the course is cultural change, but the perspectives of that theme are varied and multidimensional, including economic, political, sociological, ecological, psychological and attitudinal change.
This course surveys the evolution of Spanish cinema from the silent era to the contemporary scene (1928-1992) within the framework of the complex political history of the country: the Primo de Rivera dictatorship; the Second Republic; the civil war; the Franco era; the restoration of a constitutional monarchy.
The first half of the course will be devoted to the evolution of the cinema in the four Latin American countries that gained international recognition by studying the films of the directors responsible for this achievement: Luis Buñuel (Mexico); Nelson Pereira dos Santos (Brazil); Tomas Gutiérrez Alea (Cuba); Leopoldo Torre Nilsson (Argentina).
www.augie.edu /dept/courses/mdflprog.html   (1904 words)

 The Global Game | Global Gleanings, Cinema
Leonardi was a soccer player and "has the same type of physique and is left-footed like Maradona." Clearly, Risi is smitten with the dramatic potential and will not shy away from the weight, drug and family problems.
opening paragraph to the film's three-year journey to U.S. cinemas, noting that the mo lei tau–genre martial-arts comedy is "fatty, chewy and funny—and slightly gamy, given the amount of time it sat on the shelf" ("Chop-Socky, Thy Name Is Stephen Chow," 2 April).
Like other Chow films—he has made more than 50, to become a major player in Hong Kong cinema (see Dave Kehr, "Fearlessly Taking Martial Arts to the Soccer Field," New York Times)—Shaolin Soccer is apparently its own animal, with Chow as Sing, a kung fu and football master with a corrosive affinity for sweet buns.
www.theglobalgame.com /gleancin.html   (3510 words)

 Zona Latina: Latin American Cinema   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Brazilian Cinema By Randal Johnson and Robert Stam.
Cinema on the Urban Margin: Visions from Europe and Latin America By Myrto Konstantarakos.
Mexico's Cinema : A Century of Film and Filmmakers Edited by Joanne Hershfield and David Maciel.
www.zonalatina.com /cinema.htm   (356 words)

 MoMA.org | Research Resources | METRO-MoMA Survey of Archives of Latino Art | Latin American Video Archives
The collection is organized by country and groups together diverse genres such as documentary, fiction, experimental, animation, music videos, indigenous film, and television programs.
Some sub-collections that can be difficult to locate elsewhere in the U.S. include Chicano Cinema, Nuyorican Cinema, Community video from Brazil and Colombia, Cuban Cinema from the Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica (ICAIC), Sandinista Cinema produced by the Instituto de Cine Nicaragüense, and Indigenous Cinema from Central and South America.
LAVA has collaborated on video projects with the Americas Society, the Caribbean Cultural Center, and with several film festivals and exhibitors such as La Cinema Fe, the Havana Film Festival in New York, and Cinema Tropical.
www.moma.org /research/library/latinosurvey/latin_am_video_arch.html   (1064 words)

 Film Roar: Le Roi danse (2000)
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I had a chance to see Gérard Corbiau's Le Roi danse (2000) at a small art cinema in Bogotá Colombia.
I was surprised that I had not heard before about this new movie by the director of the beautiful Farinelli (1994) and The Music Teacher(1988).
www.geekroar.com /film/archives/000364.php   (293 words)

 Cinema of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Today Brazilian cinema is seeing the return of its popularity with movies like Central do Brasil (Central Station), Carandiru and Cidade de Deus (City of God).
In a poll conducted by the Brazilian magazine Contracampo (no. 27) [1], Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol (Black God, White Devil; dir.
Brazilian Bombshell: In colored clothes and platform shoes, Carmen Miranda, who died 50 years ago, conquered Hollywood and became the most famous Brazilian artist of the 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cinema_of_Brazil   (262 words)

 In Focus | March 2004 | Dateline: Exhibition
PLANO, Texas – Cinemark International unveiled two South American multis in December – a 4-plex in Manizales, Colombia, and an 8-plex in Curitiba, Brazil.
The circuit’s fourth cinema in Colombia, Manizales’ Cable Plaza boasts over 12,169 square feet and 740 seats.
In Downtown D.C. – Landmark Theatres held a Jan. 9 grand opening for its E Street Cinema 8-plex, located in Downtown Washington, D.C.’s Lincoln Square Building at 555 11th St., N.W. Situated within easy waking distance of all five Metro lines, the facility specializes in first-run independent and foreign-language films, documentary features and revivals.
www.infocusmag.com /04march/datelineex.htm   (1300 words)

 PLAN: COLOMBIA (DOC50022) from Cinema Libre Distribution - Chumbo.com
PLAN: COLOMBIA (DOC50022) from Cinema Libre Distribution - Chumbo.com
Or is it a smokescreen to secure Colombia's oil & natural resources?
These "Instant Help" topics can be viewed in our "Help" section.
www.chumbo.com /Info.aspx?id=243137   (303 words)

 Bogota Colombia Hotels Travel Tours Holidays Vacation
A weekly paper with a lot of tradition in Colombia.
Inmobiliaria Venta y Alquiler de casas y apartamentos en Pereira Colombia y Miami USA
www.turiscolombia.andes.com /bogota_eng.htm   (570 words)

 Cinema in Latin America. Latinamerican and peruvian movies.
Home > Latin American Culture > Latin American and Hispanic Cinema
Probably the most famous of the Latin American Cinema, is the Mexican Movie, that became pret web known during the 1940, especially by the director: Emilio Fernández "El Indio".
The cinema in Cuba was totally determined by the Revolution.
www.amautaspanish.com /amautaspanish/culture/cinema   (216 words)

 Jesus Rojas-Oviedo
Based in Miami since 1999, Jesus Rojas-Oviedo has served as a writer, director, producer, and photographer for projects in film, video, stills, and theater in several countries.
He has attended international film schools and entities such as Popular Theater of Bogotá, Colombia (1991); Xaveriana University, Colombia and EICTV of Three Worlds, Cuba (1992); Temple University, Philadelphia and IFP, New York, U.S.(1994-1995); Latin-American New Cinema Corporation, Colombia (1995 and 1999), University of Miami and Miami-Dade College Seminar Series, U.S (2004).
He holds a degree in International Business Administration/Marketing, EAN, Colombia (1997).
www.jesusrojasoviedo.com   (90 words)

 Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America, New Edition:KING JOHN :185984233X:eCampus.com
Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America, New Edition:KING JOHN :185984233X:eCampus.com
The Image in Dispute: Art and Cinema in the Age of Photograp...
From Sound to `New Cinema': 1930 to the 1950s
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=185984233X   (134 words)

 International Center for Transitional Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Brief: Amicus Brief on Law 975 submitted to the Constitutional Court of Colombia
Brief: Amicus brief submitted by the ICTJ in the case of the Mapiripán Massacre vs. Colombia before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Spanish)
New document: "Contributions of Transitional Justice to the Colombia Process" (in Spanish)
ictj.com   (827 words)

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