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1. La jaula de oro [2013]

Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; 5.1 surround. Projection: widescreen (2.35:1). Video: DVD-video; NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
Tres jóvenes de los barrios bajos de Guatemala viajan a los Estados Unidos en busca de una mejor vida. En el camino a través de México conocen a Chauk, un indígena de la sierra de Chiapas que no habla español. Viajando juntos en trenes de carga, caminando en las vías del tren, pronto tendrán que enfrentar una odisea que cambiará sus vidas para siempre.
Three teenagers from the slums of Guatemala, travel to the United States to find a better life.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; Blu-ray.
"La historia se centra en Fausta...una joven que (según sus creencias) sufre una enfermedad llamada "la teta asustada", una extraña enfermedad que transmite el miedo y el sufrimiento de madres a hijos a través de la leche materna, ya que su progenitora fue violada durante la época del terrorismo en el Perú entre 1980 y 1992...Ahora la repentina muerte de su madre la obligará a enfrentar sus miedos y el secreto que guarda en su interior..."--http://es.wikipedia.org.
Fausta suffers from "The Milk of Sorrow," an illness transmitted through mother's milk by women who've been raped during Peru's civil wars. Stricken with the fear that she's contracted the illness from her mother's breast milk, Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother's sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom, and wholeness.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01

3. Norteado [2011]

Video
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
"Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Andres sets out on a journey to cross the US border in search of his family. After various failed attempts he settles down in Tijuana. There he meets two women who quickly seduce him and at the same time help him achieve his dream. Now he must face uncertainty and danger on a goal he might never be able to attain."--Container.
"Nacido en Oaxaca, México, Andrés emprende un viaje sin tetorno a la frontera buscando entrar a Estados Unidos para encontrarse con su familia. Como parte de un plan que parece imposible y luego de varios intentos, vive por un tiempo en Tijuana. Allí conoce a dos mujeres que lo seducen y al mismo tiempo intentan ayudarlo a avanzar en su viaje, ahora con mucha incertidumbre y peligros que no está seguro de poder enfrentar"--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Fausta suffers from 'The Milk of Sorrow, ' an illness transmitted through mother's milk by women who've been raped during Peru's civil wars. Stricken with the fear that she's contracted the illness from her mother's breast milk, Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother's sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom, and wholeness.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A man must work as an illegal alien in Argentina in order to support his family in Bolivia. The film paints a portrait of struggle in the modern economy of Argentina and the mistreatment of illegal workers.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Andres sets out on a journey to cross the US border in search of his family. After various failed attempts he settles down in Tijuana. There he meets two women who quickly seduce him and at the same time help him achieve his dream. Now he must face uncertainty and danger on a goal he might never be able to attain.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sayra is a beautiful young Honduran woman who joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States. Along the way she crosses paths with El Casper, a teenage Mexican gang member, who is maneuvering to outrun his violent past and elude his unforgiving former associates.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Book
xi, 611 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Preface. 1. PHOTOGRAPHY: Overview. Realism and Formalism. The Shots. The Angles. Light and Dark. Color. Lenses, Filters, and Stocks. Special Effects. The Cinematographer. Further reading. 2. MISE EN SCAeNE: Overview. The Frame. Composition and Design. Territorial Space. Proxemic Patters. Open and Closed Forms. Further Reading. 3. MOVEMENT: Overview. Kinetics. The Moving Camera. Mechanical Distortions of Movement. Further Reading. 4. EDITING: Overview. Continuity. D.W. Griffith and Classical Cutting. Soviet Montage and the Formalist Tradition. Andre Bazin and the Tradition of Realism. Hitchcock's North by Northwest: Storyboard Version. Further Reading. 5. SOUND: Overview. Historical Background. Sound Effects. Music. Musicals. Spoken Language. Further Reading. 6. ACTING: Overview. Stage and Screen Acting. The American Star System. Styles of Acting. Casting. Further Reading. 7. DRAMA: Overview. Time, Space, Language. The Director. Settings and Decor. Costumes and Makeup. Further Reading. 8. STORY: Overview. Narration. The Spectator. The Classical Paradigm. Realistic Narratives. Formalist Narratives. Nonfiction Narratives. Genre and Myth. Further Reading. 9. WRITING. Overview. The Screenwriter. The Screenplay. North by Northwest: Reading Version. Figurative Comparisons. Point of View. Literary Adaptations. Further Reading. 10. IDEOLOGY: Overview. The-Left-Center-Right Model. Culture, Religion, and Ethnicity. Feminism. Queer Cinema. Tone. Further Reading. 11. CRITIQUE: Overview. Theories of Realism. Formalist Film Theories. The Auteur Theory. Eclectic and Synthesizing Approaches. Structuralism and Semiology. Historiography. Further Reading. 12. SYNTHESIS: CITIZEN KANE: Overview. Photography. Mise en Scene. Movement. Editing. Sound. Acting. Drama. Story. Writing. Ideology. Critique. Further Reading. Glossary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132336994 20160528
For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Film, Introduction to Cinema, and Film Appreciation. This contemporary, best-selling text is designed to help students analyze movies with precision and technical sophistication. Designed to help students analyze movies with precision and technical sophistication, Understanding Movies focuses on formalism--how the languages of the film (e.g., camera work, editing, lighting, story, photography, etc.) create meaning. Building on the same principle of organization as previous editions--structuring chapters around the elements of film--the new edition of this best seller offers a lavish use of color, printed on high-quality paper and has been updated to integrate recent films, developments in filmmaking, and personalities in the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780132336994 20160528
Green Library
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (68 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Explores the environmental devastation and urban chaos of Tijuana's assembly factories and the female laborers who have organized themselves for social action. Maquiladora workers produce televisions, electrical cables, toys, clothes, batteries and IV tubes, they weave the very fabric of life for consumer nations. They also confront labor violations, environmental devastation and urban chaos -- life on the frontier of the global economy. Carmen and her colleague Lourdes reach beyond the daily struggle for survival to organize for change: Carmen takes a major television manufacturer to task for violating her labor rights. Lourdes pressures the government to clean up a toxic waste dump left behind by a departing factory. Incorporates video diaries by the women.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01

10. Bolivia [2005]

Video
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A man must work as an illegal alien in Argentina in order to support his family in Bolivia. The film paints a portrait of struggle in the modern economy of Argentina and the mistreatment of illegal workers.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Video
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, is desperate to leave a soul-crushing job. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin - which she swallows - to the United States. The ruthless world of drug trafficking proves to be more than she bargained for.
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Book
xii, 189 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Each chapter concludes with "Exercises." Preface. 1. Writing About the Movies. Why Write about the Movies? Your Audience and the Aims of Film Criticism. The Movie Review. The Theoretical Essay. The Critical Essay. Opinion and Evaluation. 2. Beginning to Think, Preparing to Watch, and Starting to Write. Subject Matter and Meaning. Silent Dialogue: Talking Back to the Movies. Taking Notes. Visual Memory and Reflection. 3. Film Terms and Topics for Film Analysis and Writing. Themes. Film and the Other Arts. Narrative. Characters. Point of View. Mise-en-Scene and Realism. Realism. Elements of the Mise-en-Scene. Composition and the Image. The Shot. The Edited Image. Sound. Sample Essay. 4. Six Approaches to Writing About Film. Film History. National Cinemas. Genres. Auteurs. Kinds of Formalism. Ideology. Postcolonial Studies and Queer theory. Sample Essays. 5. Style and Structure in Writing. The Right Words. Concrete Language. Denotation and Connotation. Tone. Repetitions and Cliches. Effective Sentences. Economy. Varied Sentence Structures. Coherent Paragraphs. Introductory Paragraphs. Concluding Paragraphs. Checklist for Writing an Effective Essay. 6. Researching the Movies. How to Begin Research. The Materials of Research. Primary Sources. Video. Scripts. Secondary Sources: Books, Indexes, Journals, and Electronic Sources. Film Research on the Internet. Taking Notes on Secondary Sources. Writing the Paper. Sample Essays. 7. Manuscript Form. Manuscript Copy. Last-Minute Corrections. Quotations. Acknowledging Sources. Common Knowledge. Documenting Sources. Notes for Documentation. Works Cited. Notes Supplying Additional Commentary. Common Conventions of Usage. Names. Titles. Foreign Words and Quotation Marks. Sexist Language. Spelling. Last Words. Appendix: Symbols Commonly Used in Marking Papers. Glossary of Film Terms. Works Cited. Credits. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780321096654 20160527
This best-selling text is a succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film. Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to film terms and the major film theories, enabling them to write more critically. With numerous student and professional examples along the way, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film becomes more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780321096654 20160527
Green Library
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01
Media & Microtext Center
CHILATST-140-01, ILAC-140-01