Dominican Republic


Documentary films

Balaguer: 96 años de historia : la vida del fundador y líder del Partido Reformista Social Cristiano por primera vez en pantalla en un documental rico en imágenes y testimonios históricos.  Saul Pimental.Pimavision, 2006.  DVD.

Bosch, gobierno y caida. Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana: Archivo General de la Nacion, Dept. de Materiales Especiales, Area de Materiales Audiovisuales, 2009. DVD. Documentary on the presidency of Juan Bosch of the Dominican Republic.

The business of hunger . Robert Richter. Maryknoll World Productions, 1984. VHS. Western multinational corporations’ role in causing world hunger in four countries, including Brazil and the Dominican Republic.

Dominicans . Carmen Sarmiento. Video Spots and Associates, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1992, 1997. VHS. Women of Latin America series, lives of women in the Dominican Republic.

Historia del béisbol dominicano.  MV Films, 2006.  DVD.  Covers the history of professional baseball in the Dominican Republic from 1891 to 1981.

My American girls: a Dominican story.  Filmakers Library, 2001.  DVD.  Chronicles the lives of a family from the Dominican Republic.

Un pasaje de ida. Santo, Domingo: Producciones Testimonio, 2010. DVD. Based on a true story, the movie depicts the travails of economic migrants from the Dominican Republic who seek to escape their impoverished conditions.

El poder del jefe.  Videocine Palau, 1991-1996, 2004-2006.  DVD.  Archival footage follows the history of the Dominican Republic and  focuses on Rafael Trujillo's regime.

Violencia del poder . René Fortunato. Videocine Palau, 2004. VHS. Documentary about Joaquín Balaguer.



Feature Films

Guaguasi.  Jorge Ulla.  Facets Video, 1979, 2005.  DVD.

In the time of the butterflies . Julia Alvarez, Mariano Barroso. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Phoenix Pictures/Barnstorm Films, Ventanarosa Productions, 2001, 2002. DVD.

Nueba Yol / (a funny way to say New York) . Cigua Films, Kit Parker Films, 1995, 1996. VHS.

Nueba Yol III: bajo la nueva ley / Nueba Yol 3: under the new law . Cigua Films, Latin Pictures / Kit Parker Films, 1997. VHS.