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Latin-American history on film
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Latin-American history on film

Two films will be shown on the 7th and 8th of June, 2011 at the Bolívar Hall in London. Both films show the process that Latin-American countries went through in gaining independence during the 19th century. The first of these is a film directed by Diego Rísquez called ‘Manuela Saenz’ […]

9 June: Venezuelan short films evening
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9 June: Venezuelan short films evening

London’s Bolivar Hall has screened five short films which reflect the recent works by young Venezuelan scriptwriters, directors and the present film scene of this Latin American country. “The Reformer” The Venezuelan film evening will open with this short film.  The main character of this science-fiction cartoon is a sinister […]

Bolívar through British eyes
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Bolívar through British eyes

As part of the celebrations to commemorate the bicentenary of Venezuela’s independence, the Venezuelan embassy in the UK has organised an event at which Robert Harvey will talk about his book on the South American liberation hero, Simón Bolívar. ‘Bolivar: The South American Liberator’ captures the British author’s fascination with […]