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Title La ciudad / Independent Television Service ; Echo Lake Productions ; North Star Films ; a film by David Riker ; produced by David Riker and Paul S. Mezey ; written, directed and edited by David Riker.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oscilloscope Pictures, [2015]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD LA    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD CIUDAD    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
video file DVD video rda
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; stereo.
Language English, Korean or Spanish dialogue; optional Spanish or English subtitles.
Cast Anthony Rivera, Joseph Rigano, Miguel Maldonado, Ricardo Cuevas.
Note Filmed in New York City between 1992 and 1997; originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary An unforgettable portrait of immigrant life in a collection of four stories about love, hope, and loss: a day laborer paid to gather bricks from an abandoned lot meets a tragic end; a young man newly arrived from Mexico falls in love with a girl from his home village; a homeless puppeteer dreams of a better life for his daughter; and a seamstress is in desperate need of money to send home for her daughter's medical treatment.
Note Special features: Cinema from below (2004); Fifteen years later - a new conversation with David Riker and some of the original cast; theatrical trailer.
Subject Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Latin Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Immigrants -- Drama.
Feature films.
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
Latin Americans. (OCoLC)fst00993069
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre/Form Feature films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Added Author Riker, David, 1963- film director.
Mezey, Paul, film producer.
Rivera, Anthony, actor.
Rigano, Joseph, 1933- actor.
Maldonado, Miguel, actor.
Cuevas, Ricardo, actor.
Independent Television Service, production company.
Echo Lake Productions, production company.
North Star Films, production company.
Oscilloscope Pictures, publisher.
Note English title on container: City
Standard No. 857490005141
Music No. OSC-064 Oscilloscope Pictures
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