Showing 1 - 10 of 59 titles with a criteria of Subject is Central America
ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.
Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes
A concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces at work in Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1980s.
Icarus Films | 1982 | 29 minutes
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?
Pragda Films | 2018 | 52 minutes
Returning to Todos Santos after 30 years, a look at the profound economic and social changes that have transformed this Guatemalan Mayan village.
Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes
Almost 70 years ago Costa Rica abolished its army and committed itself to fostering a peaceful society. It has been reaping the benefits ever since.
Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 89 minutes
A vivid portrait of Central American immigrants who disappear along the trail running from southern Mexico to the US border, exposing a global migration system that renders human beings invisible in life, as well as in death.
Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 82 minutes
An uplifting story about Jupiter, Florida's humane response to an influx of day laborers from Jacaltenango, Guatemala.
Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 58 minutes
This tender and moving tale captures a year in the life of a Belize cacao farm family.
National Film Board of Canada | 2010 | 52 minutes
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.
Pragda Films | 2014 | 70 minutes
Guatemalan agencies try to discourage child labor and fireworks production by poor families.
Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 27 minutes