Ever since, the left-wing Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) has controlled both of them.
In recent years, the local government has passed a wave of liberal policies, such as abortion on request, a limited form of euthanasia, no-fault divorce, and same-sex marriage.
Also looks at the French revolution and its influence on Saint Domingue, a classic example of the sugar and slave plantation complex in the Americas. Over more than a decade the slaves defeated invading armies from France, England, and Spain, but the black leadership eventually turned against itself in a struggle for control of the revolution. A telecourse designed to build understanding of geography by examining eleven regions of the world and their interconnections. DVD X102 Cecy and Camilo are a young Mexican couple with a daughter, Loida. In order to earn money to realize this dream, Cecy and Camilo relocate from their hometown of Santa María to Reynosa, where they can find factory jobs. In this first segment the North American anthropologist explains his personal and professional motives for working with Maya Indians in Yucatan, Mexico. In this second segment the North American anthropologists doing field work in Yucatan, Mexico, consider the family members individually and as a unit in the village as they seek to understand the Mayan view of the world and examine how this view has shaped their society. Contrasts the conflicts between ancient traditions and the attraction of modern urban life when two young boys from the village plead with their parents to let them go to the city. The parents, who initially opposed their going to the city and who were already in debt, are confused and angry. Video/C 1374 An interview in which subcommander Marcos talks about his arrival in the forests of Chiapas, the union between the insurrectional army (EZLN) and the indigenous communities, the different stages of the rebellion and its principal actors, as well as the fall of the communist countries and the future and hopes for the children of Mexico. Original film compiled by Carmen Toscano in 1950 from footage taken by her father. And We Have Flavor: Instrument makers and musicians tell the story of Cuban musical traditions through their experiences, illustrated with footage of live performances. The film discovers huge support for him because he brought Cubans a higher standard of living than that of any other country in the third world. Video/C 5111 Presents unique insights into the Hip-Hop scene in Cuba and the reality of contemporary Cuban politics. DVD 7637 If a single individual may be said to have embodied the development of the Cuban secessionist movement, that person was surely Jose Marti. DVD 3640 A film biography of "the Apostle of Cuban Independence," the Cuban patriot, author, and journalist Jose Marti who was a tireless proponent of Cuba's freedom from Spanish rule. The Cuban government interrogated him for six months in Villa Marista. What is home for a man who never had a sister or brother and whose parents are dead? The central personality in the film is Abel Prieto, the president of UNEAC-the national artists' and writers union. Video/C 4563 View online (UCB users only) Looks back at the memories and experiences of a Cuban family. Backdrop features excerpts from Castro's speeches and Cuban propaganda slogans. Once inserparable, their relationship deteriorated as one sister left for America while the other embraced the Cuban Revolution. Video/C 5416 A documentary following the members of the band Madera Limpia as they explore their hopes and lives. Local identification of the name Lazarus (Lazaro) with the beggar character from a parable in the New Testament and the similarity between that character and the image of the Yoruban deity Babalu-Aye, have blended to create a local deity. Video/C 4342 A program from a bilingual comedy series developed by WPBT-TV to chronicle the adventures of a Cuban-American family in our fast-paced society. The film explores his daily working life as an artist and his eventual return to Cuba after 40 years of living in exile. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. Rather than opting for an experienced actress, he feels he needs the freshness and spontaneity of inexperience- someone young with an urge for success. Video/C MM1268 Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them.
Video/C MM284 : Looks at a series of wars for independence in Spanish America. Each program contains case studies which characterize an individual region. Video/C 1580 For more than 20 years, global economic forces have been dismantling public education in Mexico, but always in the constant shadow of popular resistance. DVD 7433 A documentary on the history of Our Lady of Guadalupe and how she became an important part of the culture of Mexico. Video/C 3884 The Huichols, who live in the western Sierra Madre of central Mexico, are best known for their peyote rituals, their shamanistic practices, and their colorful, intricate textiles. Loida stays behind in Santa María, putting an emotional strain on Cecy that eventually sends her back home to her daughter. Shows the expedition embarking, arriving in the Yucatan, and beginning work in a village. Traditional values have been turned up-side-down by this series of events. Video/C 8489 Intrigued by the legendary Mexican military leader Pancho Villa's little-known relationship with Hollywood, filmmaker and sleuth Gregorio Rocha goes on a search for lost footage that Villa commissioned from the American Mutual Film Company in 1914, allowing cameramen to follow him into war. An Island for Miguel: A documentary revealing the revolutionary project to reform Cuba's juvenile delinquents. Filming in Cuba for an entire year, the filmmaker gained rare access to Castro himself and to his personal archives resulting in an insightful view of the man and his people. The film follows the innovators of this musical movement to their homes, the stage, and as they travel abroad for the first time. Set within the context of the turbulent relations between Cuba, Spain, and the USA, this program spotlights Marti, a striking orator, sagacious propagandist, and inspiring leader, and the movement that he founded, Cuba Libre. Combining documentary material with dramatizations, this program celebrates the selfless life of the freedom fighter, which was marked by imprisonment, exile and ironically, death in his first appearance on the battlefield. From 1970 to 1989, he was repeatedly jailed and institutionalized. Video/C 3893 A bitter satire by the Cuban filmmaker Santiago Alvarez of President Lyndon Baines Johnson presented through a montage of film clips and photographs and a cartoon of Johnson. The street interviews illustrate the passion of the people for their country despite the rationing of food and petrol, and the constant cuts in water and power supplies. The parents are enthusiastic revolutionaries supporting Casto, but as the children grow up they become disillusioned and so immigrate to the U. Mirror Dance is the story of two women forever linked by birth and dance but struggling to overcome a deep rift between sisters and nations alike. Video/C 8864 An examination of the history and practices of Nganga, the Bantu based belief system of the slaves brought to Cuba from the Congo region of Africa. Video/C 6403 The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain a stronghold on the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary. DVD 2749 A film examining the observance of the Night of San Lazaro as an example of the revival of religious freedom in Cuba. Presents a genuine feel for the life in Cuba: the heat, the music, the sea, the sexiness, living in a country short of basic supplies. The shrine at Rincon is considered by followers of San Lazaro/Babalu-Aye to be the house of their deity, a situation which causes difficulty for the Roman Catholic community present there. The conflicts between two cultures and how this family solves its problems of culture shock provide a serious view into adjustments required of Cuban-American immigrant families. He sets about searching the Cuban Film Institute's (ICAIC's) extras files and, with the enthusiastic support of friends and the aid of a small video camera, he scours the streets of Havana in search of his actress. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro, and more.
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This section and the next analyze the only case of slaves rising up, taking power, and creating an independent nation. Amidst the violence, a group of black leaders emerged, the most famous the former slave Toussaint L'Ouverture. In this third segment the anthropology team witnesses ancient ceremonies consecrating new corn fields. This final segment witnesses the return to the village in Yucatan, Mexico of two young boys who found city life lonely. Also looks at the 1994 emergence of the Zapatistas, the Mexican army's attacks on rural peasant communities -- involving destruction of homes, forced displacement of entire communities, and "disappearances" and murders meant to terrorize the indigenous population -- and government "negotiations" with the Zapatistas. Film represents one of the first uses of film for journalistic purposes in Mexico. Contains three films by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gomez from Cuba's national film institute, ICAIC. Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, c1996. People wonder how long Castro will maintain his leadership. That same year, Guillen was accused of plotting to assassinate Castro. DVD X3202; Video/C 3592 At age 67, former major league baseball star Luis Tiant has come back to Cuba, the island he had left at age 20 for a trip he thought would last a month and became nearly a half a century. What is home for an exile who becomes a star in his new land, leaving former teammates to play for their government and country in isolation and poverty? Many performing artist's are interviewed--a dissident theatre group in Havana, a more traditional African theatre group in Santiago, and also film star Jorge Perugorria. It includes interviews of children from Cuban families and senior citizens. Born identical twins, the sisters grew up to become acclaimed ballerinas with the National Ballet of Cuba. Rincon is the site of a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to God in the name of San Lazaro (Saint Lazarus of Bethany). Video/C 3752 Employing a mixture of video graphics, computer animation, and documentary footage, the director uses the metaphor of a disenchanted and lethargic woman to lament the loss of Cuba's revolutionary ideals and fervor. The narrative skips across time and space from his early childhood escape from Castro's regime to his status as a world-renowned photographer. DVD X4144 A well-known Cuban film director embarks upon the search for a black woman dancer and singer to play the central dramatic role in his next film project- a musical comedy.
If a man dares to be seen with a trans woman, he will likely lose social capital so he must adamantly deny, vehemently demean, trash and/or exterminate the woman in question.
He must do this to maintain his standing in our patriarchal society.
It sounds like silliness on the surface, but often times when gossip blogs are the public’s only exposure to trans women, it spreads misinformation, validates stereotypes and causes irreparable damage.
When a man can be shamed merely for interacting with a trans women – whether it be through a photograph, a sex tape or correspondences — what does this say about how society views trans women? This pervasive ideology says that trans women are shameful, that trans women are not worthy of being seen and that trans women must remain a secret — invisible and disposable.
All her friends are married with children enjoying life at the next level...