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melbourne filmoteca archive 2006 spanish, portuguese and latin american film group

Regular Melbourne Filmoteca screenings present the best of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American film at ACMI.

Filmoteca is a non-profit, volunteer-run group that aims to provide a space for people with a broad range of interests and backgrounds to learn about and appreciate not only film and video from the regions, but also the language, music and cultures of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

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A bittersweet and moving story of a friendship that develops between two women working as prostitutes in Madrid.

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dias de fútbol + suite havanna

A double bill of contemporary classics from Spain and Cuba. Australian premieres.

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amazon documentaries

Two fascinating documentaries about the struggles for today's Amazon.

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raul el terrible + oscar

Raul Castells is a modern day Marxist Robin Hood. Oscar Brahim a Buenos Aires taxi driver turned adbuster. Argentina is their battleground.

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favela rising

By turns inspiring and heartbreaking, this is a fascinating portrait of a true revolutionary.

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viola chilensis

The first and only complete film about the life and work of Chilean singer/songwriter Violeta Parra.

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martires de el salvador (martyrs of el salvador)

Melbourne-based documentary filmmaker Salvador Castro (El Cambio Es Hoy) presents his latest work, looking at contemporary El Salvador.

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balnearios (summer holiday)

Balnearios is a stylish and clever comedy that pokes fun at the peculiar Argentine customs surrounding the summer holiday.