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Latin American Film Institutes

CLAS has a number of resources available on the topic of Latin American film,  some of which have come out of K-12 Educator Summer Institutes held at  UT-Knoxville, Milsaps College and Vanderbilt.

Lesson Plans

PDF Cabeza de Vaca Discussion Guide
DOC Electronic Film Resources
DOC Innocent Voices - Unit Plan
PDF La Camioneta Film Discussion Guide
DOC Lesson Plan - Combatting Stereotypes (Spanish)
DOC Lesson Plan - Daily Life in Spanish
DOC Lesson Plan - Latin American Geography
DOC Lesson Plan - Postcards from Ecuador
Booklet Maestra Film Discussion Packet
Booklet They Are We: Educator Guide
PPT Wasteland - Pecha Kucha
DOC Wasteland - Recycling and You
DOC Wasteland - Trash Activity
DOC Wetback: Lesson Plan

CLAS Lending Library Resources

DVD 2 Filhos de Francisco (Brazil, 2005)
DVD 2 Hermanos (Chile, 2000)
DVD A Bridge Over the River (Cuba, 2009)
DVD A Ojos Cerrados (Costa Rica, 2010)
PDF Article: Movies in the Classroom
DVD Banana Split (2002)
DVD Bananas! (2009)
DVD Bordertown (Mexico, 2006)
DVD Cabeza de Vaca (1991)
DVD Central Station (Brazil,1998)
DVD El Hijo de la Novia (Argentina, 2001)
DVD Favela Rising (Brazil, 2005)
Book In the Time of the Butterflies
DVD La Camioneta (Guatemala, 2012)
DVD Machuca (Chile, 2004)
DVD Maestra (Cuba, 2012)
DVD Malta con Huevo (2007)
DVD Qué tan lejos Film (Ecuador)
DVD Race (Raza): A Cuban Documentary in Colors (2008)
DVD Se Arrienda: Bienvenido al sistema (2005)
DVD The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
DVD The Middle of the World (2003)
DVD The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (Brazil, 2006)
PDF Tools for Teaching Film
DVD Uprooted (Colombia, 2007)
DVD Viva Cuba (2005)
DVD Wasteland (Brazil)

CLAS Workshop Presentations

DOC Establishing Criteria for Film Review and Analysis
PPT Passport to South America - Film Activity
PPT Presentation: Teaching With Film
DOC Qué tan lejos Discussion for Educators
DOC Resources for Using Film in the Classroom
PPT Using Film in the Classroom
PPT Wasteland: Presentation from Film Institute
PPT Wetback: Images for Reflection