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Useful links for Latin American cultural studies, with a focus on childhood in contemporary Brazilian and Colombian film.
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El Charco Azul / The Blue Pond

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Un documental de Irene Lema
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Interactive Colombian documentary project.

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Brazilian Films

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Below you'll find the best Brazilian films list online, referencing nearly 200 films (...and I've seen them all). Green (great). Black (good/good enough). Blue (almost bad). Red (bad). Check the co...
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Very good online catalogue of Brazilian films (just a shame it's not searchable). With links to imdb pages, ratings and summaries. 

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A list of 200 Brazilian films, with IMDB ratings and links.  Author has rated them with color codes

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Very good online catalogue of Brazilian films (just a shame it's not searchable). With links to imdb pages, ratings and summaries. 

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kinetoscopio.com

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An online journal based in Bogotá, Colombia, which features articles relating in particular to Colombian and Latin American film but also to global cinema. Also contains an online archive of some previous editions. 

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Proimágenes Colombia

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Proimágenes Colombia is funded by the country's culture ministry, Idartes (Instituto distrital de las artes). It provides a searchable film catalogue with information about all Colombian films which have been officially released in recent times, as well as publicising films which are about to come out. It is the online website of the country's physical 'cinemateca'. 

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The Figure of the Child in Contemporary Latin American Visual Cultures | Centre of Latin American Studies

The Figure of the Child in Contemporary Latin American Visual Cultures | Centre of Latin American Studies | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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Webpage of conference we are organising on 'The Figure of the Child in Lat Am Visual Cultures', with call for papers, keynote speakers and relevant dates.

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Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge

Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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New website of the Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge, with information on upcoming events and the centre's open seminar series.

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Society for Latin American Studies

An organisation for the study of Latin America in Europe
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SLAS organises the largest Latin American Studies conference in the UK and offers several different funding opportunities/prizes throughout the academic year. SLAS is also affiliated with the Bulletin of Latin American Research (BLAR), an important, UK based Latin American studies journal.

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Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (Pilas) facebook group - provides updates on Latin American studies related events, research grants/opportunities and conferences.

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English to French, Italian, German & Spanish Dictionary - WordReference.com

Free online dictionaries - Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions.
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Wordreference is the best online (multiple) foreign language dictionary which I have yet found. The meanings of many idiomatic phrases and regional-specific dialect (e.g. words used specifically in Colombia or Mexico), in both Spanish and Portuguese,  are debated and explained in its forums' various discussion threads. 

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Google Books

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Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
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Both Google books and Google scholar have enabled me to discover new theoretical material, as well as research on Latin American contemporary film, about which I did not previously know. Google books has been particularly useful as I have used it to 'preview' the content of certain books and determine their relevance to my own research. 

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Huellas de la infancia en colombia | banrepcultural.org

Huellas de la infancia en colombia | banrepcultural.org | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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Online version of the exhibition 'Huellas de la Infancia en Colombia' ('Footprints of Childhood in Colombia') provides an overview of childhood in the country from the 19th up to the mid-20th century through artworks, artifacts and a video presentation of the exhibition by its curator. 

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Screen -- Archive of all online content by date

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Electronic archive of editions of 'Screen' journal: 'Screen' is a leading international journal of academic film and television studies. 'From video art to popular television, from Hollywood to Hong Kong, from art cinema to British film finance, Screen authors cover a wide range of issues, both contemporary and historical, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.' 

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Vídeos | Revista do Cinema Brasileiro

Vídeos | Revista do Cinema Brasileiro | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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Online journal which contains a weekly  themed programme of articles and videos about Brazilian cinema.

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Online journal which contains a weekly  themed programme of articles and videos about Brazilian cinema.

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ANCINE | Agência Nacional do Cinema | Ministério da Cultura | Governo Federal

ANCINE | Agência Nacional do Cinema | Ministério da Cultura | Governo Federal | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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The website of Brazil's national cinema agency. Provides similar information to 'Proimágenes' but related to Brazilian film. Useful to know which kinds of films are soon to be released and to find out about film festivals and other Brazilian cinema related events. 

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The London Latin American Film Festival, the Best Annual Latin American Film Festival in London celebrates its 20th edition in November 2010

The London Latin American Film Festival, the Best Annual Latin American Film Festival in London celebrates its 20th edition in November 2010 | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
The London Latin American Film Festival dedicated to promoting the distribution and appreciation of London Latin American films in the UK. This London based festival showcases the best of new London Latin American cinema each year.
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Online programme and info about this year's London Latin American film festival, with screenings and basic synopses of various films in which I have an interest. 

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Corporación Festival de Cine Santa Fé de Antioquia

Corporación Festival de Cine Santa Fé de Antioquia | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
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Official website of the Antioquia film festival.

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Pulsamerica: Latin American News, Politics and Economics

Pulsamerica: Latin American News, Politics and Economics | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
Pulsamerica: breaking Latin American news and comment and culture to the world
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Pulsamérica is a news website, based in the UK, which provides weekly current affairs updates on Latin American countries. All of its writers are up to date with news content broadcast in the national (Spanish or Portuguese language) media of the countries on which they report. The top three national stories are summarised in the site's weekly news round-ups. Pulsamérica is useful to keep abreast of social, political and cultural issues in the region which are of contextual relevance to my project.  

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ANAFE

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Blog de la Asociación nacional de Festivales, Muestras y Eventos Cinematográficos y audiovisuales de Colombia.
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Blog run by the National Association of Cinematographic and Audiovisual events in Colombia. 

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The Aesthetic Turn: Cultural Studies and the Question of ... - Antenna

The Aesthetic Turn: Cultural Studies and the Question of ... - Antenna | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
This is the first post in “The Aesthetic Turn,” a new Antenna series on cultural studies and media aesthetics. Our purpose here is to pose an interesting question and invite people to respond, as series guest editor Kyle Conway ...
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A blog which presents a quick way of keeping pace with popular and current debates in the field of cultural studies.

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Academia.edu - Share research

Academia.edu - Share research | Latin American cultural studies links | Scoop.it
Academia.edu helps academics follow the latest research.
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Academia.edu has enabled me to read the research of scholars working on similar topics to myself and learn of new theoretical material which could be pertinent to my own project. 

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