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1.
À Nous la Liberté (1931)
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Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison. (104 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
2.
Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? (1932)
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A working-class family in Berlin in 1931 where survival is difficult, with massive unemployment in the wake of the Great Depression... (71 mins.)
Director: Slatan Dudow
 
3.
La commune (1914 Short Film)
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(23 mins.)
Director: Armand Guerra
 
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La Terra Trema (1948)
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In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently. (160 mins.)
 
5.
The Organizer (1963)
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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory. (130 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
 
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Strike (1925)
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A group of oppressed factory workers go on strike in pre-revolutionary Russia. (82 mins.)
 
7.
Lulu the Tool (1971)
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A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups. (125 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
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Land Without Bread (1933 Documentary)
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A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills. (30 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
9.
Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
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In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored. (110 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
10.
Letters from Marusia (1976)
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It is 1925 and working conditions in Chile are abysmal. The miners of Marusia go on strike, but the mine owners and the Government use the Chilean Army crush them. (110 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littin
 
11.
Umberto D. (1952)
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A elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome. (89 mins.)
 
12.
A Queda (1978)
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This sequel to "Os Fuzis" follows the story of a hard working operator who dies on a work related accident... (120 mins.)
 
13.
Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
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The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions. (120 mins.)
 
14.
Braços Cruzados, Máquinas Paradas (1979 Documentary)
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(76 mins.)
 
15.
Norma Rae (1979)
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A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
16.
O Homem que Virou Suco (1980)
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São Paulo police mistakenly thinks a folk poet and singer is the same man who had stabbed his boss. (97 mins.)
 
17.
Linha de Montagem (1982 Documentary)
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Documentary about the strikes taking place in São Bernardo do Campo, in the State of São Paulo, Brazil... (90 mins.)
Director: Renato Tapajós
 
18.
The Young and the Damned (1950)
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A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City... (85 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
19.
Cinco vezes Favela (1962)
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Five segments about the hardships faced by people living in slums on hills in Rio de Janeiro. (92 mins.)
 
20.
79 primaveras (1969 Documentary)
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An agit-prop documentary marking the death of Vietnamese nationalist leader Ho Chí Minh, using found footage to link his work to worldwide political movements including the Cuban revolution and resistance within the USA to the Vietnam war. (25 mins.)
 
21.
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968 Documentary)
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation... (260 mins.)
 
22.
The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga (1965)
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Augusto Matraga is a violent agressive farmer who after being betrayed by his wife and trapped by several enemies is bitten up and left for dead... (109 mins.)
Director: Roberto Santos
 
23.
Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
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In 1960, José del Carmen Valenzuela Torres, from the small town of Nahueltoro in Chile, brutally murdered Rosa Rivas Acuña and her five children... (95 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littín
 
24.
The Guns (1964)
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In an extremely poor region in the Northeast of Brazil, a group of soldiers try to stop the population from sacking a food deposit. (80 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
25.
Blood of the Condor (1969)
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The reaction of an indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing the peasant women. (70 mins.)
Director: Jorge Sanjinés
 
26.
Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
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Sergio (Sergio Corrieri - Soy Cuba), through his life following the departure of his wife, parents and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident... (97 mins.)
 
28.
Machuca (2004)
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Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile. (116 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
29.
Night of the Pencils (1986)
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This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina... (105 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
30.
Red Dawn (1989)
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A Claustrophobic experience which involves a Mexican middle class family into the atrocities made by wild and heartless army forces whose main objective seems to be students who do not permit the 1968's Olimpic games' to develop normally. (96 mins.)
Director: Jorge Fons
 
31.
El circo (1943)
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In this version of Chaplin's The Circus (1928), Cantinflas is a cobbler who gets a job in a Circus as a janitor... (90 mins.)
 
33.
The Illiterate One (1961)
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A man who cannot read or write is given a letter that says he is the inheritor of two million pesos, which starts off a series of events regarding his job, love, and education. (128 mins.)
 
34.
Agente XU 777 (1963)
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This movie was released as "Entrega Immediata" . Cantinflas plays a postman who unknowingly gets involved in a spy caper. This is one of funniest turns. Cantinflas was 52 when he made it, but was still in top comedic form. (110 mins.)
 
35.
Acta General de Chile (1986 Documentary)
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(240 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littin
 
36.
The City and the Dogs (1985)
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Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom... (135 mins.)
 
37.
Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (2000)
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The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his... (137 mins.)
 
38.
Waiting for the Hearse (1985)
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Each member of this family tries to endorse someone else to care for the old Mother. (94 mins.)
Director: Alejandro Doria
 
39.
Mud Zombies (2008)
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A poor community in the remote state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, ekes an existence by fishing and picking crustaceans from the local tropical mangroves... (105 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Aragão
 
40.
A Noite do Chupacabras (2011)
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Death and blood are in the middle of a feud between two families. Something creepy rounds the Silva Farm and makes its victims... (104 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Aragão