Bolivia


Documentary films

2o Encuentro Intercultural de Historia y Danza Afroboliviana en Chimore. [Cochabamba, Bolivia]: Red Intercultural Martin Luther King: Fundaccion de Desarrollo para las culturas y el Dialogo, 2009. Recorded DVD (NTSC).

Asamblea Constituyente Soberana tukuypaq yuyayninwan tarinakama thaskinallapuni: Tierra territorionchiqta jark'ayqa basespaq chawpinmantapacha p'utumun: Provincia Ayopaya, Asamblea Territorial Constituyente nisqata ruwarisqant riqsirina . Productores Audiovisuales Asociados for the Central Sindical Única de Trabajadores Campesinos Originarios de Ayopaya, with the assistance of CENDA, 2005. VHS. The Asamblea Territorial Constituyente of the Central Sindical Úica de Trabajadores Campesinos Originarios de Ayopaya and the development of participatory democracy in the Ayopaya Province of Bolivia.

Bolivia : coca, food for the poor . Carmen Sarmiento, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1992, 1997. VHS. Women of Latin America series, discusses the influence of cocaine on the lives of impoverished Bolivian women.

Bolivia on the brink.  Filmakers Library, 2004.  DVD.

Bolivia on the brink . David Halton. Filmakers Library, 2002. VHS. Anti-globalization movement in Bolivia.

Bolivia siglo XX. 1952, la Revolucion. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009. Documentary on the April 1952 Revolution, a turning point in the history of Bolivia.

Bolivia siglo XX. Compadre. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. Futbol, una pasion. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. Gas, bendicion o maldicion? La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. La Constitucion. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. La guerra del Chaco. Boqueron (1932). La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. La guerra del Chaco. Villamontes (1933-1935). La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. La guerra federal. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. Los caminos al mar. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. Los hijos del sol. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009.

Bolivia siglo XX. Marcelo. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009. Documentary on the Bolivian socialist leader, filmmaker, and novelist who was murdered during the Garcia Meza dictatorship in 1980.

Bolivia siglo XX. Mas alla de los Andes. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009. History of the Andes region of Bolivia and its relationship with the plains region.

Bolivia siglo XX. Patino, el metal del diablo. La Paz, Bolivia: Plano Medio, 2009. Documentary on Simon Patino, mining magnate and the largest employer in the history of Bolivia.

Cambiando nuestras vidas. El Alto, Bolivia: Gregoria Apaza, [200-]. Recorded DVD; may not play on all DVD players. Documentary looking at how women in El Alto, Bolivia's youngest city, contribute to building a democratic society with social justice and free from discrimination.

Coca and the congressman . Jon Alpert. WNET Thirteen, PBS, 2003. VHS. Profile of Ecuadorian congressman, Evo Morales.

Cocalero.  First Run Features, 2006.  DVD. Documents Evo Morales' rise to power.

Con la vida a cuestas. [La Paz, Bolivia?]: The World Bank, [2008]. Recorded DVD; may not play on all DVD players.

Un derecho ancestral. Asamblea Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Bolivia, CEFREC—CAIB, 1994. VHS. Land rights issues in Bolivia.

The devil's miner . Kief Davidson, Richard Ladkani. First Run Features, 2005. DVD. The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino who work in the silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosí).

Dueños del bosque . Apoyo para el Campesino-Indígena del Oriente Boliviano, 2002. VHS. Forest management by Chiquito Indians.

A grin without a cat . Chris Marker. First Run/Icarus Films, 1978, 1993. VHS. Political wars of the 1960s and 1970s, including Bolivia and Chile.

Hell to pay . Mira Films Production, Women Make Movies, 1988. VHS. Economic situation in Bolivia.

Hermana constitucion. Sucre, Bolivia: [s.n.]: Distribuidora, Amazonia Films, 2008. Recorded DVD; may not play on all DVD players. Examines the dramatic events that took place during the development of the Constituent Assembly in Bolivia between August 2006 and December 2007.

I have spent my life in the mines: an autobiography of a Bolivian miner Roy Loe, June Nash. Cinema Guild, 1976, 2006.  DVD.

Intiaanikapina.  Filmakers Library, 2004, 2005.  DVD.

Intiaanikapina / Indian revolt. Kari Mokko. Filmakers Library, 2004. VHS. Bolivian Indian mobilization.

Ivipe Guasu pe oikovareta / Los habitantes de la Gran Planicie . Júrgen Riester. Apoyo para el Campesino-Indígena del Oriente Boliviano, 2002. VHS. Indigenous peoples of the Gran Chaco in Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina.

Looking for the revolution.  Cinema Guild, 2007, 2008.  DVD

Mama Coca . Marie-Monique Robin, Patrice Barrat. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993. VHS. Aymara Indians of Bolivia discuss their uses of the coca leaf and their concerns about the U.S. government project to replace their coca crops with coffee

Mamá no me lo dijo.  María Galindo.  Mujeres Creando, 2003.  DVD.  Mujeres Creando is an anarcha-feminist collective based in La Paz, Bolivia.

La marcha por la vida. CEFREC—CAIB, 1994. VHS. Bolivian miners march on La Paz.

Mined to death . Regina Harrison. Berkeley Media, 2005, 2006. VHS. Depicts lives and work of miners in Potosí, Bolivia.

Negocios con sello femenino. La Paz, Bolivia: IFAD, 2008. Recorded DVD; may not play in all DVD players. Presentation looking at ten Andean women who have developed businesses and products, demonstrating how women of the region can be empowered through economic development.

Nosotros las mujeres. CEFREC—CAIB, 1997. VHS. Situation of indigenous women in Bolivia.

Our brand is crisis . Rachel Boynton. Koch Lorber Films, 2005, 2006. DVD. U.S. political consultants in the Bolivian presidential campaign.

Parteras indígenas . Adrián Waldmann. Apoyo para el Campesino-Indígena del Oriente Boliviano, 1998. VHS. Indigenous midwives in Bolivia.

Paths of the souls / Camino de las almas . Eduardo López Zavala. 1989. VHS. Indian residents of Coroma, Bolivia whose textiles are stolen by a North American art dealer and how they respond.

Por nuestros derechos . Valdimir Zambrana, Freddy García. Archivo Audiovisual de los Pueblos Indígenas, Apoyo para el Campesino-Indígena del Oriente Boliviano, 1996. VHS. The 1996 march for territorial rights by indigenous Bolivian campesinos.

Sacrificio: who betrayed Che Guevara? Atmo Media Network, 2001. DVD. Raises questions about U.S. involvement in the assassination of Guevara in Bolivia.

Tem que ser curioso / One has to be curious . Caimi Waiassé. Centro de Trabalho Indigenista, LAVA, 1996. VHS. Brazilian Indian films his village and travels to Bolivia to share his images and experiences.

Tesoros sin fronteras: tejiendo el Corredor de Conservación Vilcabamba-Amboró. 2004. VHS. The Corredor is in Bolivia and Peru.

Uprooted: refugees of the global economy . National Network for Immigrant and Refugees Rights, 2001. VHS. Bolivia is one of three countries discussed.

The water is ours, damn it ! Sheila Franklin . 1world Production, 2000. DVD. Documents the revolt over the privatization of the water system in Cochabamba.

Y nuevamente partieron . Adrian Waldmann. Apoyo para el Campesino-Indígena del Oriente Boliviano, 1997. VHS. The 1996 march for territorial rights by indigenous Bolivian campesinos.


Feature Films

El atraco. [Bolivia: Pegaso Producciones, 2006]. DVD. An armored car carrying miners' wages is robbed.

El corazon de Jesus. La Paz, Bolivia: Iconoscopio, c2003. DVD. Following a heart attack, government worker Jesus finds he is unable to pay the hospital bills when his wife absconds with his savings.

El día que murió el silencio / The day silence died . Paolo Agazzi. First Run Features Home Video, 1998, 2000. VHS.

Mi socio. [Bolivia: Pegaso Producciones, 2006]. DVD. A road movie that narrates the relationship between a truck driver and his young helper while driving from Santa Cruz to La Paz.

Qamasan Warmi: la vida de Gregoria Apaza . El Centro de Promoción de la Mujer Gregoria Apaza, 1993. VHS.