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Title The devil's miner [(DVD) videorecording] / [presented by] Urban Landscape Productions ; a film by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : [First Run/Icarus Films [distributor], 2005.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  SPANISH 331.31 DEV    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : color, sound ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; digital, widescreen (16:9).
Language In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast Basilio Vargas, Bernardino Vargas.
Credits Kief Davidson, film editor; Richard Ladkani, cinematographer.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2005.
Special features: Short film: One year later; Human Rights Watch film notes; study guide.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary The story of 14 year-old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year-old brother Bernardino as they work in the Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosi). Abandoning their Catholic beliefs, Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they live or die there.
Awards Chicago International Film Festival, best documentary; Woodstock Film Festival, best documentary; Hot Docs Film Festival, Fipresci Prize, film critics award.
Subject Vargas, Basilio.
Vargas, Bernardino.
Child labor -- Bolivia -- Potosí -- Videodiscs.
Silver miners -- Bolivia -- Potosí -- Social conditions -- Videodiscs.
Silver mines and mining -- Bolivia -- Potosí -- Videodiscs.
Indians of South America -- Employment -- Bolivia -- Videodiscs.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Economic conditions -- Videodiscs.
Potosí (Bolivia) -- Social conditions -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Spanish language materials.
Added Author Vargas, Basilio.
Vargas, Bernardino.
Davidson, Kief.
Ladkani, Richard.
Urban Landscapes Productions, Inc.
First Run/Icarus Films.
Standard No. 720229912136
Music No. FRF 912136D First Run Features
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