Most widely held works about Rubén Blades
Most widely held works by Rubén Blades
The Milagro beanfield war ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
A small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit.
All the pretty horses ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved.
Once upon a time in Mexico ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
The saga of El Mariachi continues when a corrupt CIA agent forces him out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge.
Cradle will rock ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and German and held by 796 libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to life on the streets in Depression-era New York City.
When the mountains tremble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the astonishing, true story of Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú, who is a Quiché Indian woman, as she stood up for her people and helped wage a rebellion in the wake of seemingly unconquerable oppression. Shot at the height of the heated battle between the heavily-armed Guatemalan Military and the nearly defenseless Mayan population.
Carnival ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Predator 2 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent.
Salsa Latin music of New York and Puerto Rico ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Captures Latin music in all its joy, vitality and improvisational brilliance from the barrios of New York City to the roots-culture of the Caribbean.
The maldonado miracle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
This inspirational movie by first-time director Salma Hayek, tells the story of a spiritually and financially bankrupt town in need of hope, until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Assassination tango ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and German and held by 369 libraries worldwide
An American hit man is seduced by the tango clubs of Buenos Aires in this sizzling tale.
Empire ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The tough, gritty streets of the South Bronx meets the white-collar world of Wall Street, as a charismatic Latino gangster tries to escape from his criminal past. He tries to make a legitimate life for himself, only to discover that the price he must pay for his new lifestyle will end up costing him more than he ever imagined.
Songs from The capeman by Paul Simon ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Songs from the musical play by Paul Simon about Salvador Argon, a 16-year-old Puerto Rican immigrant who was convicted of murdering two people during a New York gang rumble on August 30, 1959.
The Josephine Baker story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The story of Josephine Baker, the African-American girl who became an international star only after emigrating to France.
Roots of rhythm ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3).
Mundo by Rubén Blades ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Imagining Argentina ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A story of love, compassion, and danger, this political thriller is about one family who had the courage to fight for justice in a country ruled by fear. Carlos Rueda and his family live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where thousands of people have disappeared after speaking up against the dictator in power. When Carlos' wife Cecilia disappears after writing a controversial article, he begins a desperate search to find her while Cecilia fights to find her way back to him.
Earth angels : migrant children in America by Nancy Buirski ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Tiempos by Rubén Blades ( Recording )
9 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and Dutch and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Spin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Eddie is left parentless when the plane his father is piloting crashes into a mountain near their home. Frank, Eddie's uncle, who is also a pilot, is left with the responsibility of caring for the boy. Soon, however, Frank leaves for a job overseas and leaves Eddie in the care of ranch manager Ernesto and his school-teacher wife Margaret. When Frank returns ten years later, it is to fulfill his brother's wish that Eddie be taught to fly. Eddie struggles to find his bearings as a young man with mixed emotions toward his uncle, his love for the couple who raised him, the loss of his birth parents, and his blossoming first love with Francesca.
Chinese box ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A British journalist in Hong Kong during the changeover from Great Britain's rule to China's is diagnosed with terminal cancer. With a prognosis of six months to live, he struggles to claim the love of the beautiful bartender from his past, a would-be socialite with marriage sights set elsewhere. Meanwhile, he takes to the streets with a free-spirited scam artist and a camcorder to record the end of his Hong Kong--the end of British Hong Kong.
Animals Argentina--Buenos Aires Biography Blades, Rubén California--Los Angeles Comedy films Comedy films Criminal behavior Criticism, interpretation, etc. Depressions Documentary films Drama Farmers Feature films Feature films Films for the hearing impaired Folk music Guatemala Hispanic Americans History Horse industry Insurgency Juvenile works Latin America Latin pop (Music) Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Mariachi Melodrama Menchú, Rigoberta Mexico Murder Music New Mexico New York (State)--New York Nonfiction films Oppression (Psychology) Panama Popular music Puerto Ricans Quiché Indians Real estate development Revenge Salsa (Music) Singers Songs, Spanish Suites (Pianos (2) with instrumental ensemble) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Water rights
Blades Bellido de Luna, Ruben, 1948-.....
Blades, Ruben, 1948-
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Multiple languages (15)
Miscellaneous languages (3)
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (1)