Nicaragua



Documentary films

Algo queda / Something remains . Rio Nevado Producciones, 2001. VHS. Remnants of Nicaragua's revolutionary past.

Coffee break. Filmakers Library, 1997. VHS. Coffee harvest on a Nicaraguan farm.

The houses are full of smoke . Allan Francovich. Circle Films, LAVA, 1987. VHS. In three parts discusses U.S. involvement in the civil wars in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua in the 1980s.

Isla de los niños / The island of lost children . Florence Jaugey. Camila Films, LAVA, 2001. VHS. Ten young inmates in a Nicaraguan prison discuss how they came to be there and the conditions inside the prison.

Murder on the Rio San Juan . Frontline, PBS, 1988. VHS. Investigation of bombing of press conference of Edén Pastora.

Nicaragua 79 . Electric Films, 1979. Library use only.

Nicaragua 83 . Electric Films, 1983. Library use only.

Nicaragua: revolución y traición. AD--RN/CADISCA, 2006. DVD.

Novela novela. Frameline, 2002. DVD. Examines how Nicaraguan telenovela "Sexto sentido" made it to broadcast.

Pictures from a revolution. Susan Meiselas. New Video, 1991, 2007. DVD. Photojournalist Susan Meiselas returns to the scenes of a revolution she witnessed and captured with her camera in war-torn Nicaragua in the late 70s and 80s.

Verdades ocultas / Hidden truths. Rossana Lacayo. Vanguard Cinema, 2006. DVD. Prostitution in Nicaragua.

Victims of cheap coffee . Pertti Pesonen. Filmakers Library Inc, 2003. VHS. Consequences of collapsing coffee markets on producer countries, including Nicaragua.

Wetback: the undocumented documentary . Arturo Pérez Torres. Home Video, 2005, 2007. DVD. Filmmaker Arturo Perez Torres follows two friends traveling on an extraordinary journey from Central America (Nicaragua) to North America.

What in the world? Ruth Meehan. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004, 2005. DVD. Episodes filmed in Ecuador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua discuss what globalization has meant to the people of those countries.

White dresses . Ana Coyne Alonso. 1996. VHS. Five short films on Nicaragua, the focus is on women.

The world is watching . First Run/Icarus Films, 1988. VHS. Examines how media coverage of the conflict in Nicaragua affects the public's perceptions and policy development in the United States and other countries.

The world stopped watching . Peter Raymont. First Run/Icarus Films, 2003. Sequel to The world is watching, Nicaragua in 2003.


Feature Films

Alsino y el condor / Alsino and the condor. Miguel Littín. Pacific Arts Video, 1983. VHS.

Under fire . Roger Spottiswoode. 1984. VHS.