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Remote Learning Resources
The COVID-19 crisis created new and unexpected realities for educators and scholars. On our Remote Learning Resources page, you will find a variety of resources to help support virtual or remote learning.

Afro-Latin American Film Resources
A teaching resource focused on the cultural production of filmmakers of color and the experiences of Afro-descendants as portrayed through Latin American cinema. This page includes an annotated bibliography of recent publications by experts in the…

Indigenous Representation in Latin American Cinema
A teaching resource that focuses on films that include or portray indigenous communities, cultures, and languages from Latin America or Abya Yala, a term meaning Tierra Madura or Tierra Viva ("Land of Plenitude and Maturity") used by indigenous…

Latinx Media: An Open-Access Textbook
This freely available textbook addresses a range of media forms (film, television, and digital media) and identities (issues of race, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality). The resource also includes media histories of the largest Latinx…

Indigenous Media and Postcolonial Pedagogy
Images and ideas about Indigenous men, women and children abound in EuroAmerican humanities and arts. In the Americas, indigeneity figures prominently in national narratives of identity, usually as ghostly symbols, sometimes idyllic and other times…

Bibliografía sobre precine y cine silente latinoamericano
Esta bibliografía comentada ofrece un panorama de la literatura académica sobre pre-cine y cine mudo en Latinoamérica. Está organizada en secciones nacionales a cargo de especialistas en cada región que comentan las obras de investigación más…

Essay Instructions for Introduction to Spanish-language Film
Instructions in Spanish for three essays assigned in an Introduction to Spanish-language Film course. The essays focus on filmic form, mise-en-scène, cinematography, sound, and editing.

La reseña cinematográfica
Una guía breve con los pasos para escribir una reseña cinematográfica.

Directrices para exámenes y ensayos
Exam questions and research essay instructions for an advanced course (graduate level) on Latin American Film and Television Studies. The topics include: "La tesis de la modernidad", el cine clásico mexicano, la narrativa clásica y el cine…

Esquema de conceptos para el estudio del cine
Este esquema organiza los términos y conceptos más frecuentes del cine en cinco partes: 1) La narración 2) La puesta en escena y la actuación 3) La edición 4) La banda sonora 5) La cinematografía. El esquema está diseñado para complementar…

Tarea digital
Each week, students will be responsible for preparing or presenting different assignments. The work is spread out over the course of the semester, so students will be responsible for their tasks on different dates and for different films. On Friday,…

Portal del cine y el audiovisual latinoamericano y caribeño
El Portal del Cine y el Audiovisual que la Fundación del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano pone a disposición de los y las profesionales del sector, es un espacio que recoge tanto la historia, lo ya realizado, como la actualidad y las tendencias de futuro…

Spanish Film Club
Spanish Film Club (SFC), an initiative by PRAGDA, offers grants twice a year to help high schools and universities bring the very best in contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema to campuses with the aim of introducing students to the language…

Latin American Literature and Film Archive
The site is an attempt to research, gather, organize, and disseminate information about the relationship between Latin American literature and film. The literary side of this pairing has directed the project: the archive aims to identify works by…

Filmography: Mexican Film and Gender
This filmography was created to help teachers, scholars and cinephiles identify Mexican films directed by women and films that directly deal with gender issues. Most of the films listed are feature films, but some documentaries are included. We have…

Filmography: Latin America and Human Rights
This filmography was created to help teachers, scholars and cinephiles identify films that relate to human rights issues in Latin America. Includes films from Latin American and foreign films about Latin America and Human Rights.

Latin American History and Critical Media Studies: Curricular Explorations
This essay [...] focuses upon Latin America by briefly surveying the most relevant sources and following up on their discussion of pedagogically theoretical issues in current use. The second section of this essay spotlights a sampling of syllabi…

Major terms and concepts in film studies
This brief guide organizes commonly-used terms and concepts in film studies into five major categories: 1. Narration2. Mise en scène and acting styles3. Editing4. Soundtrack5. Cinematography The guide is designed to complement Cineglos, an…
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