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  W. GEORGE LOVELL  

  Adjunct Professor Emeritus,   

  Department of Geography at Queen's University,   

  Kingston, Ontario, Canada   

  W. GEORGE LOVELL  

   Professor of Geography, Emeritus   

   Visiting Professor in Latin American History   

   Queen's University and Universidad Pablo de Olavide   

   Kingston, Ontario, Canada and Seville, Spain   

 LATIN AMERICA ON SCREEN: Film as a Complement to Teaching Regional Geography 

In this exploratory foray, I comment 1) on an evolving body of literature at the nexus of geography, film, and pedagogy before 2) evaluating and contextualizing twenty-two feature films by twenty-one different directors that conjure up perspectives on Latin America in all its tangled complexity.

 CONTACT, CONQUEST, AND COLONIAL EXPERIENCES  

     Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francés/How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (1971)  Watch online here.

     Aguirre: Der Zörn Gottes/The Wrath of God (1973) Watch online here.

     La Ultima Cena/The Last Supper (1976) Watch online here.

     The Mission (1986) Watch online here.

     Cabeza de Vaca (1990) Watch trailer here.

     1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) Rent or buy here.

 POST-COLONIAL AND CONTEMPORARY SCENARIOS  

 ARGENTINA

     Camila (1984) Rent or buy here.

     La Historia Oficial/The Official Story (Argentina, 1985) Watch online here.

 BOLIVIA

     Yawar Mallku/Blood of the Condor (1969) Watch online here.

 BRAZIL

     Bye, Bye Brazil (1980) Watch online here.

     Pixote (1980) Watch online here.

     Four Days in September (1997) Watch online here.

 BRAZILIAN AND PERUVIAN AMAZON

     Fitzcarraldo (1982) Watch online here.

 CHILE

     Missing (1982) Watch trailer here.

 COLOMBIA

     María, llena de gracia/Maria, Full of Grace (2004) Watch online here.

 EL SALVADOR

     Salvador (1985) Watch online here.

 GUATEMALA

     El Norte (1983) Rent or buy here.

     Men with Guns (1997) Buy here.

 HONDURAS (Guatemala and Mexico)

     Sin Nombre/Without A Name (2009) Watch trailer here.

 MEXICO

     Frida (2002)​ Watch trailer here. Rent or buy here.

     Y Tu Mamá También (2001) Watch trailer here. Rent or buy here.

 

 NICARAGUA

     Under Fire (1983) Watch online here.

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