DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

 

 

Mambí (1998) – the Cubans loyal to Spain called the insurgents the Mambies, named after the black Spanish officer, Juan Ethninius Mamby, who was a freedom fighter in the Dominican Republic

 

 

Lilíis (2006) --  Dominican dictator, Ulises Heureaux, presidency 1882 to his assassination in 1899

Trópico de sangre (2010) – about the Mirabal sisters and their fight against dictator Trujillo (who reigned from 1930 to 1961)

In the Time of the Butterflies (2001)  --  three Mirabal sisters risk their very lives by opposing Dictator Leónidas Trujillo in the Dominican Republic

Patricia: El regreso del sueno (2009) --  Trujillo

X  La Fiesta del chivo (The Feast of the Goat) (2005)  --  Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo and the memories of the times of tyrant Leónidas Trujillo

X Crimen (2008) – Manolo Tavárez Justo (1931-1963) lawyer and political activist with the 14th of June Movement and husband of Minerva Argentina Mirabal

El Misterio Galíndez (The Galindez File) (2003)   --  about Jesús de Galíndez Suárez, activist of the PNV party and Basque diplomat who disappeared in 1956 because of his opposition to Trujillo

The Feast of the Goat (2006)  --