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Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi

by Quique Cruz and Marilyn Mulford

Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi follows exiled Chilean musician, Quique Cruz, from the Bay Area to Chile and back as he creates his masterwork.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Avant

by Juan Alvarez Neme

In Uruguay, a forgotten national ballet company performing in a half-finished theater is shaken into life by the arrival of Julio Bocca, one of the best ballet dancers of all time.

Global Perspectives Collection

Circo

by Aaron Schock

Living and performing on the road since the 19th century, the hardscrabble Ponce family circus struggles to preserve their art and way of life against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing rural economy.

Independent Lens

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Estilo Hip Hop

by Virgilio Bravo and Loira Limbal

Estilo Hip Hop chronicles the lives of three hip-hop enthusiasts from Brazil, Chile, and Cuba who firmly believe that hip hop can change the world.

Global Voices

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La Lupe Queen of Latin Soul

by Ela Troyano

Legendary Afro-Cuban pop singer Lupe Yoli, the Queen of Latin Soul, was famous for her emotional — and controversial — performances before her tragic death in 1992.

Independent Lens

Mirror Dance

by Frances McElroy and Maria T. Rodriguez

One embraced the Cuban revolution, the other American democracy. Separated by time, place and politics, identical twins Margarita and Ramona de Saá continued to share a passion for dance. Mirror Dance explores the story of two women forever linked, struggling to overcome rifts not only between sisters, but also between nations.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

Orozco: Man of Fire

by Laurie Coyle, and Rick Tejada-Flores

Follow the life of Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco, whose dramatic life, iconoclastic personality, and dynamic paintings have changed the way we view art and politics.

American Masters

Waste Land

by Lucy Walker

"The moment when one thing turns into another is the most beautiful moment. A combination of sounds turns into music. And that applies to everything." — Brazilian artist Vik Muniz

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens

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