El Salvador (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. La Palabra de Pablo (2018)
84 min | Drama
Loosely inspired by Shakespeare's Othello, La Palabra de Pablo (Pablo's Word) tells the story of a broken contemporary Salvadorian upper middle class family - struggling with jealousy and revenge.
2. El puma de Quelepa (2017)
75 min | Drama
Filmed in stunning black and white, this immersive dive into the lives of the people of Quelepa, El Salvador, is a tour de force of experimentation along the lines of the work of Mexican ... See full summary »
3. Malacrianza (2014)
70 min | Drama
Don Cleo, a humble seller of Piñatas, who lives in a little town in El Salvador; arrives at home after a long day of work to find an extortion letter at his door steps. That letter tells ... See full summary »
4. Jalón (2018)
Drama | Post-production
The movie follows a day in the life of a Salvadoran taxi driver, Gabriela Rodriguez. Surviving in El Salvador is Gaby's priority, but protecting her family can come at a great cost as she gets pulled through many directions.
6. Sistiaga, une histoire basque (2018)
100 min | Documentary, Biography, History
José Antonio Sistiaga is one of the greats in Basque contemporary art. Through lively exchanges begun in 1993 with his Salvadorean friend Manuel Sorto, we plunge into Sistiaga's ... See full summary »
Director: Manuel Sorto
8. Sobreviviendo Guazapa (2008)
TV-14 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Opposing forces, a government soldier and a guerrilla are trapped together in the heavily-bombed area around the Guazapa volcano. After a hostile meeting, an unlikely friendship develops ... See full summary »
11. Cinema Libertad (2010)
PG | 25 min | Short, Drama
Nacho and Ela give life back to the old and abandoned Cinema Libertad with the use of a ray of light, they both tell stories to the people living inside the old cinema.
12. Ausencias (I) (2015)
26 min | Documentary, Short
Lulú wakes up to an empty house. After 5 years, absence has turned her life into a limbo, but she still has hopes of finding her son and husband alive after they were kidnapped on their way to Monterrey Airport, México.
Director: Tatiana Huezo
13. Entre Angeles y Demonios (2012)
41 min | Short, Drama
Carmen is a girl who lives in a poor neighborhood in El Salvador, her mom and her brother have to work several jobs in order to enroll her into an expensive university, where Carmen ... See full summary »
17. El Salvador: El pueblo vencerá (1982)
80 min | Documentary, War
Dramatic composition depicting a host of F.M.L.N. guerrillas marching forth from Monte Alzaco, the spiritual home of Salvadoran resistance.
19. Tamale Road: A Memoir from El Salvador (2012)
106 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Salvadoran born Amanda Reyes lost her father to murder in 1929. She was three. She was taken away from her family and lived her entire life not knowing who they were. In 2009 her son, ... See full summary »
Action, Adventure | Pre-production
Following the arrest of his brother, an indigenous leader decides to lead an insurrection against the government.
23. The Highway (2015)
12 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
Two siblings on a trip to the country side find an unexpected challenge, for survival. What seemed like a fun trip for these siblings will turn into a nightmare that will change their lives.
24. Los peces fuera del agua (1969)
80 min | Drama
Olivia is a disturbed woman who shows some signs of amnesia and madness. Accompanied only by Esther, she fantasizes that some day her beloved Julio will return, but he only writes her ... See full summary »
25. Singers in the Band (2014)
92 min | Documentary, Action, Crime
David Goodman has worked for nearly 30 years to document the very challenging subject of prostitution and global sex trafficking in and around U.S. Military bases abroad.
27. El cadáver exquisito (2011)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy
"Exquisite Corpse" combines documentary, fiction and experimental film-making as it traverses the social and oniric landscape of a region struggling between modernity and tradition. A ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
No one is neither entirely good nor entirely bad
56 min | Documentary, Family, History
Children of the Diaspora is a documentary about the historical and ideological origins of USEU, the Union of Salvadoran University Students, in the United States. Set in 2009, this film ... See full summary »
34. Hacedores de Paz (2016)
11 min | Documentary, Short | Completed
Since the end of the civil war in El Salvador, violence continues to plague the poverty-stricken country. Although it can seem hopeless at times, community organizers see an end in sight by... See full summary »
Director: Teddy Leinbach
41. Contraste (2013)
65 min | Drama
Contraste is a film about the way woman live in the poorest latin american countries. The main idea of the movie is to show the story of two woman who live in one of the smallest Central ... See full summary »
42. El Libro Supremo (2013)
90 min | Horror, Mystery
Deadly evil forces hunt four curious and ambitious teenagers who stole a black magic manuscript from a witch crafter who it wants it back.
43. Memorias (II) (2013)
77 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary about the life of Alejandro Cotto, a film making pioneer from El Salvador. We explore his early life, his involvement in the cinema as a volunteer projectionist while he was ... See full summary »
49. Manlio Argueta Poetas y Volcanes (2010)
40 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Through the voice of writer and survivor Manlio Argueta, El Salvador's turbulent historical era is revealed, a period when many artists and writers suffered imprisonment, persecution and exile.
Director: Carolina Rivera