00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:20    |    
Introduction
00:27    |    
What does urban cinema refer to?
02:04    |    
What issues do these films deal with?
03:02    |    
Why did you choose to discuss Plata Quemada?
04:48    |    
Do you think these social problems will continue to affect the region?
08:18    |    
Can these films give us hope or new role models?
09:45    |    
Final words
09:52    |    
Final credits



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Social Issues in Latin American Cinema

17 de noviembre de 2009   | Vistas: 21 |  

A new type of filmmaking has emerged recently in Latin America, which has shifted the focus from social movements in the countryside to depictions of life in the region's sprawling urban centers. In this video, Geoffrey Kantaris describes the main characteristics of this genre, its evolution, and how it presents the social problems that currently plague much of Latin America. Kantaris offers his views on the future of the region and how he expects these and other social issues will continue to be portrayed in film.




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