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Here, LAB contributors reflect on books, films, photography, music and artwork speaking up for social and environmental justice in Latin America.

‘Eureka’ is a reflection on oppression and a sensorial ride into...

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Lisandro Alonso's film, 'Eureka,' intricately weaves together three distinct plots set in different parts of the Americas over different eras, presenting us with challenging and thought-provoking transitions across various genres.

Migration: Where Can We Live in Peace

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New film by Judy Jackson tells the story of the ABBA House migrant shelter in Celaya, Mexico.

Chile: Victims of eye trauma tell their stories

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Ojos: Memoria de un estallido is a book put together as a memorial for victims of eye trauma suffered as a result of the...

Laura Citarella’s thrilling and mysterious ’Trenque Lauquen’

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Trenque Lauquen, the second solo work (and third feature after Dog Lady, co-directed with Verónica Llinás in 2015) from Argentine director Laura Citarella, is a beautifully complex treatise on...

The Amazon: the Sound of the Jaguar’s Roar

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The story of Miranha and Juri, two indigenous children kidnapped from their people by German scientists 200 years ago, told in novel form by award-winning Brazilian author Micheliny Berunschk

Lila Avilés’ ‘Tótem’ brims with light and life

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Taking place over the course of one fraught day, Totém immerses the audience in the world of seven-year-old Sol, as her family prepares for...

Banzeiro: the battle to reforest our worlds

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Sue Branford reviews an astonishing book by Eliane Brum, one of Brazil's most famous journalists, who says that only by 'reforesting' our world can we learn how to halt the wholesale destruction of our planet and our species

The Eternal Memory: A Chilean love story

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pinochet’s coup in Chile and the scars of a wounded nation grappling with trauma continue to affect its people to this day. Through a mix of archive footage and a tender observational lens, the film delicately navigates the heartbreaking journey of a couple grappling with Alzheimer's.

We Are Guardians

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Edivan Guajajara is a filmmaker and activist from the Arariboia Indigenous Land whose work centres on the natural world and Indigenous struggle. He has come together with Chelsea Greene and Rob Grobman from One Forest in the documentary We Are Guardians, released this year, to tell the story of Indigenous struggle against illegal encroachments in the Amazon.

Staying true to the victims of the Argentine dictatorship

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This new documentary by Ulises de la Orden takes us to the heart of the courtroom using original footage from Argentina’s post-dictatorship trials. The...

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