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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 Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Natalia Almada
Filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924.
POV, Global Voices
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.
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.
by Lorena Manriquez and Miguel Picker
The story of one of the great Mexican artists of the 20th century, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and the resurrection of his Los Angeles mural “América Tropical,” later championed by the Chicano movement as a symbol of its oppressed culture.
by Suzanne Wasserman
How did a 77-year-old Jewish woman from Chicago become the president of a South American country?
Independent Lens, Global Voices