At the end of the 1920's, Alfonso, a young writer brought up in France, arrives at a mining town (Uyuni) in the midst of the Bolivian high plateau. Here he meets the beautiful Claudina, a sensual, strong-willed chola, la "Misqui simi". Uyuni radiates a strange magnetism, charged with a collective euphoria produced by the bewitching mineral. The lives of the five principal characters enter a whirl of passion, ambition, and frustration.
An Aymara Indian coca leaf grower named Evo Morales travels through the Andes and Amazon in jeans and sneakers, leading a historic bid to become Bolivia's first indigenous president in 2006. The filmmakers capture the intimate moments and Morales' rise to power.
Two Bolivian saint makers are ordered by a gangster to construct a life-size Virgin and deliver it to a small village in the jungle. Accompanied by their friend, a notorious gambler, they proceed to have misadventures which test their respective faiths in God and gambling.
Salvador, a young delinquent, gets mixed up in the affairs of his ex-convict cousin, who is in search of easy money and a hideout. Dragging along his family and friends, Salvador ends up destroying the few things that made sense in his life.
Feature film done in documentary style about a poor young girl named Juliana who becomes the leader of a group of Peruvian street children as they try to defy the brutal repression of the military regime. Juliana hides her sex in order to effectively lead her band of children. She must also put aside her own childhood in order to succeed.
Rolando, an Afro-Peruvian, tells the story of his ancestors, African slaves who came to Peru. He explans their culture, their persistent struggles at the time of slavery, where the Maroons played an important role in obtainingthe freedom of slaves blacks. Rolando and his comrades continue to fight to defend their rights and identity in the multicultural and multiracial society of modern Peru.
In this adaptation of Dostoevsky's novela, Ramón Ramano, a tomented student, commits a double murder. He might escape punishment, but he is drawn into a battle of wits with the mayor, who suspects him.
Petty criminal teen Maroa (Yorlis Dominguez) lives with violent grandmother Brigida (Elba Escobar). After her b.f. Carlos (Enghel Alejo) is involved in a shooting, Maroa is arrested and sent to a school where Joaquin (Tristan Ulloa) conducts the youth orchestra, which he asks the naturally talented Maroa to join.
Clemente is a moneylender and man of few words. Sofia is his new single neighbor. She is devoted to the October worship of Our Lord of the Miracles and hopes that Clemente may be the one for her. The two are brought together when Clemente is left with a newborn baby, whose mother is a prostitute and nowhere to be found. While Clemente looks for her, Sofia cares for the baby. With these two new people in his life, Clemente has the opportunity to reconsider his emotional relations with people.
The story of Jose Ramon, the son of a white Venezuelan aristocrat and a humble black fisher-woman, who is trying to define his own identity while dealing with social and sexual conflicts, the Venezuelan culture, the law and the relationship he has with both his parents.
In 1944, on the occasion of the celebration in Caracas of the 7th World Series of Amateur Baseball, the organizers decided that the queen of the event would be chosen by popular vote. This is how the first election in Venezuela was made to choose a beauty queen. A school teacher faced young girls in a passionate contest. The protagonists tell the story and reveal the truth about the campaign that divided the country.
The film tells the story of a family miraflorina composed by Claudia, wife of Daniel and mother of Elijah and Sofi. Their life develops very normal until they are caught with the terrorist attack in the street Tarat, which Claudia suffers a great loss that will react to events that happened in front of it for a long time.