Videos to Teach and Research on Argentina

Below is a list of films and documentaries about Argentina that may be useful as researchers and teachers:

They are compiled by Amy Erica Smith (amyericas@gmail.com) and Flavia Freidenberg (flavia@unam.mx), with a lot of input from many people. Thanks especially to Jana Morgan for the initial thread used to start this list.

NB new links are being added all the time. For the updated list see this googledocs link

Video name About Length YouTube/Public Link 
El mismo amor, la misma lluvia (1999) Argentina; Dirty War; authoritarianism; 20th century history, romance 112 mins
La noche de los lápices (1986) Argentina; Dirty War; authoritarianism 105 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOhkQ7JZV0k
Quebracho (1974) Argentina: colonialism; social revolution; labour; movements 114 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNje5ieYdKU
La patagonia rebelde (1974) Argentina; labour rights;  revolution; collective action 102 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjBGOo26T6Y
No habrá más penas ni olvido (1978) Argentina; political parties; 20th century history https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqgmMZN9iKU
El Secreto de sus Ojos (2009) Argentina; administración de justicia, 20th century history 126 mins
Operación Masacre (1972) Argentina; Dirty War; political parties; guerrilla; Golpes de Estado 115 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f1XXFG4CHs
Eva Perón: The True Story (1996) Argentina; Eva Perón; populism 120 mins
Kamchatka (2002) Argentina: Dirty War, memory, sons 104 mins
La Dignidad de los Nadies (2005) Argentina; collective action after the crisis 120 mins
La Próxima Estación: Historia y Reconstrucción de los Ferrocarriles (2008) Argentina; privatization in the 90s; 19th century history 115 mins http://www.pinosolanas.com/proxima_estacion_info.htm (trailer)
Our Disappeared (Nuestros Desaparecidos) (2008) Argentina; Dirty War; memory 99 mins http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/ourdisappeared/index.html
The Official Story (La Historia Oficial) (1985/2004) Argentina; Dirty War; memory 112 mins
Luna de Avellaneda (2004) Argentina: privatization in the 90s; crisis económica, valores sociales 143 mins
Nueve Reinas (2000) Argentina: privatization in the 90s; crisis económica 114 mins
Elefante Blanco (2012) Argentina; pobreza, villas miserias, iglesia católica 106 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtrn_6mZCEs
Historias Mínimas (Intimate Storys) (2002) Argentina; mundo rural; costumbres; pobreza; Patagonia 92 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4506Q9Sm0A
The Take (2004) Argentina; labour rights; unions; globalization 87 mins
Un lugar en el Mundo (1992) Argentina; Patagonia; memoria 120 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS0mUN_I6uY
White, Blue and White (2015) Argentina; soccer; Falkland Islands war 52 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHibzBDujkg
Infancia Clandestina (2011) Argentina; Dirty War; memory; guerrilla; Montoneros; Exilio 112 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqB5COiCkRw

 

 

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One Response to Videos to Teach and Research on Argentina

  1. Cynthia Gabbay says:

    Great! Thanks a lot

    2016-01-27 14:42 GMT+02:00 Argentina Research Network UK :

    > argentineresearchnetwork posted: “Below is a list of films and > documentaries about Argentina that may be useful as researchers and > teachers: They are compiled by Amy Erica Smith (amyericas@gmail.com) and > Flavia Freidenberg (flavia@unam.mx), with a lot of input from many > people. Thanks ” >

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