Tag Archives: 04. Third Cinema in Latin America (1960s-70s)

04. Third Cinema in Latin America (1960s-70s)

More, perhaps, than in other regions of the world, culture in Latin America inhabits a politicized zone, for Latin American artists and intellectuals acknowledge how profoundly history and politics inflect creativity….Those Latin American artists and intellectuals who, in their commitment to transform society, have turned to film as the most promising instrument have also become […]

Solanas & Getino, “Hour of the Furnaces,” Part 13

The final segment from the first part of Solanas and Getino’s 1968 Third Cinema classic. This legendary underground film criticized neo-colonialism and called for the overthrow of the Argentine government. Intended to be a film which “the System finds indigestible,” La Hora was made and distributed outside of the commercial film industry. Because watching the […]

Third World Media Network

Mission Statement The Third World Media Network (TWMN) is an independent, international, non-profit organization of the working journalists from the least developed countries (LDCs). It is dedicated towards increasing the efficiency of reporters, feature writers, editorial staff and other media professionals in the member countries. The TWMN also acts as a watchdog of press freedom […]

Project Censored

Founded by Carl Jensen in 1976, Project Censored is a media research program working in cooperation with numerous independent media groups in the US. Project Censored’s principle objective is training of SSU students in media research and First Amendment issues and the advocacy for, and protection of, free press rights in the United States.  Project […]

Fanon, Franz. “On violence,” re decolinization

“Decolonization, we know, is a historical process: In other words, it can only be understood, it can only find its significance and become self coherent insofar as we can discern the history-making movement which gives in form and substance. Decolonization is the encounter between two congenitally antagonistic forces that in face owe their singularity to […]

Pontecorvo, G. The Battle of Algiers 3of13 (1966)

When resentment of French rule in Algeria grew amongst the part of the population who felt they were treated like a colonized people in comparisson to the settlers of European origin (pieds-noirs) a vicious cycle of violence started between French forces and the pro-independence FLN (National Liberation Front) hitting civilians too. More and more people […]

Solanas and Getino, Hour of the Furnaces – Introduction (1968)

The dramatic introduction to the first part of Solanas and Getino’s 1968 Third Cinema classic. This legendary underground film criticized neo-colonialism and called for the overthrow of the Argentine government. Intended to be a film which “the System finds indigestible,” La Hora was made and distributed outside of the commercial film industry. Because watching the […]

Solanas and Getino, Hour of the Furnaces – The Choice (1968)

The final segment from the first part of Solanas and Getino’s 1968 Third Cinema classic. This legendary underground film criticized neo-colonialism and called for the overthrow of the Argentine government. Intended to be a film which “the System finds indigestible,” La Hora was made and distributed outside of the commercial film industry. Because watching the […]

Solanas And Getino, Hour of the Furnaces – Ideological Warfare

A segment from the first part of Solanas and Getino’s 1968 Third Cinema classic. This legendary underground film criticized neo-colonialism and called for the overthrow of the Argentine government. Intended to be a film which “the System finds indigestible,” La Hora was made and distributed outside of the commercial film industry. Because watching the film […]

Alea, TG. “Memories Of Underdevelopment.” Trailer

Memories Of Underdevelopment Trailer. This film is coming out on Mr Bongo later this year. Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea