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Library Course Guide for: LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE IN DIALOGUE WITH FRANCE

Films

Film Holdings (VHS and DVD)
As of September 2006 the Library and the Language Resource Center hold over 900 videocassettes and DVDs in Spanish and Catalan which are individually cataloged on Josiah, the Library's online catalog. These titles may be browsed by title, language and location.


Selected Films
La cifra impar = The odd number
Based on the short story Cartas de mamá by Julio Cortázar.

Julio Cortázar: entrevista
From the Spanish television series A fondo.

Julio Cortázar: entrevistas
From series Entrevistas a escritores Latinoamericanos.

Mesa redonda: cine y literatura
From series Entrevistas a escritores Latinoamericanos. Roundtable featuring Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan Jose Saer, Julio Cortázar, and Nicolas Sarquis. Filmed in Toulouse, France, in 1978.

Severo Sarduy: a fondo
From the Spanish television series A fondo.

Alejo Carpentier: a fondo
From the Spanish television series A fondo.

Jorge Luis Borges: a fondo
From the Spanish television series A fondo.

Gabriel García Márquez: la magia de lo real
Presents a literary biography of Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian novelist and Nobel prize winner, through conversations with the author, his friends, and his critics. Examines the course of García Márquez's life, the source of his plots and characters, and the forces that have engendered his narrative style. Traces his so-called magical realism, a blending of the real and the fantastic, to the cultural diversity of the Caribbean.