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LAB authors have published three new books - on indigenous communities vs extractive industries in Ecuador; and on the military dictatorship, torture and human rights in Brazil
out.com Prayers for the Stolen Tatiana Huezo Noche de Fuego
Tatiana Huezo's Prayers for the Stolen (Noche de fuego, 2021) is a Mexican drama about female friendship and resilience in the face of violence in Guerrero, Mexico.
Jose Cifuentes Revolutionary Dreams, a new film by Dan Philips and Malcolm Boorer.
Revolutionary Dreams, a new film by Dan Philips and Malcolm Boorer, tells the story of a Chilean young family’s escape from Pinochet’s fascist regime to Wales.
Miradas Diversas is the International Festival of Cinema about Human Rights, being held in Caracas, Venezuela, from 2-12 December 2021. Entries include Lat Libertad no Tiene Fronteras, a documentary short by LAB partner Ojos Ilegales
A Cop Movie Alonso Ruizpalacios review Latin America Bureau
Alonso Ruizpalacios’ latest feature film 'A Cop Movie' defies expectations about the Mexico City Police and gets to the core of the force’s role in society.  
Ava Yvy Vera – The Land of the People of Lightning (A Terra do Povo do Raio)
The collaborative work of 10 indigenous filmmakers, this short film offers an insight into the lives of the Avá group of Guarani-Kaiowá people in Brazil, whose land is shrinking and whose lives are increasingly threatened by outside influences.
Nudo Mixteco Angeles Cruz
A pensive and often sombre film, Nudo Mixteco offers a unique insight into women’s experiences in a traditional Mixtec village and upholds the power of listening.
CLARA SOLA BFI london film festival costa rica
Clara Sola takes an imaginative look at a woman’s release from the social constraints that shape her life, through her unique connection to the natural world.
Gold, Oil and Avocados Andy Robinson
'Gold, Oil and Avocados, A Recent History of Latin America in Sixteen Commodities' by Andy Robinson is a detailed account of export extractivism in Latin America, offering rich context.
Río Turbio: women marginalised by the mine
Shady River (Río Turbio), named after the mining town in northwest Argentina in which it is set, explores the gendered space of the mine, giving voice to a collective of marginalised women and shedding light on the tragedies that haunt the town of Río Turbio. 

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