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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jorge Fortes; Diego Ceballos; Filmimagem Producciones.; Lagartija Muda Producciones.; Latin American Video Archives.
|Language Note:||In Spanish with English subtitles.|
|Credits:||Editing, Jorge Fortes, Diego Ceballos.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (75 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.|
|Series Title:||African diaspora in the Americas collection.|
|Responsibility:||Filmimagem Producciones, Lagartija Muda Producciones presentan un documental de Jorge Fortes, Diego Ceballos ; investigación y dirección, Jorge Fortes, Diego Ceballos.|
"A film which unearths the hidden history of black people in Argentina and their contributions to Argentine culture and society, from the slaves who fought in the revolutionary wars against Spain, to the contemporary struggles of black Argentines against racism and marginalization. ... [It] provides a counternarrative to the national myth of Argenitna's exclusively European heritage."--Container.
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Educational Media Reviews Online (1)
(EMRO user published 2004-04-19 )
This documentary brilliantly analyzes the history of the black population in Argentina. Blacks in this region arrived as slaves destined to work as domestics and in agriculture. When the emancipation of slaves took place most of the male black population went to fight the wars of independence and the...