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In Bolivia they are made of mud
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In Bolivia they are made of mud

Tomás Quispe was a carpenter in Concepción of Belém (Conception of Bethlehem), a village of mud and straw lost in the monotonous flatness of the Bolivian Altiplano, but in the absence of wood and work he is now the potter of the village where clay is still the essence, materially […]

Babeldom
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Babeldom

Last week, I dragged my wife to see the film Babeldom. This was the first feature movie by the award-winning animator Paul Bush.   Steve Latham   The picture is a profound meditation on the urban condition, employing stunning imagery, as well as superb computer animations. The film is visually […]

Analysing the new Latin American cinema
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Analysing the new Latin American cinema

The University of St. Andrews’ Centre for Film Studies  explores the current  Latin American film wave with Uruguayan director Mario Handler. _ A new way of making cinema was born in Latin America during the sixties and seventies. Fed up with show-business type films that had been popular until then, […]