After taking a comprehensive exam on the history of Latin American cinema based upon a woefully outdated bibliography, I put this together with the intention of helping future generations.  It’s also been useful to me in prepping the literature review of recent work on Latin American cinema for my dissertation.  Basically I’m posting this to help others, and to solicit any suggestions for addition.

Aguilar, Gonzalo, Other Worlds: New Argentine Cinema. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.

Aufderheide, Patricia, “Cinema (From the Silent Film to 1990),” Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture, 2nd Edition, 2008, p. 413-9.

Barnard, Timothy and Peter Rist, (eds.), South American Cinema: A Critical Filmography, 1915-1994. New York: Garland Pub., 1996.

Benamou, Catherine, “Cuban Cinema,” Redirecting the Gaze : Gender, Theory, and Cinema in the Third World, Diana Robin and Ira Jaffe, (eds.). Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999.

Bernades, Horacio, Diego Lerer and Sergio Wolf (eds.), New Argentine Cinema. Themes, Auteurs and Trends of Innovation. Fipresci / Tatanka, 2002.

Berg, Charles Ramirez, Cinema of Solitude: A Critical Study of Mexican Film, 1967-1983. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.

Bernini, Emilio. “Politics and the Documentary Film in Argentina During the 1960s,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 13.2, August 2004, p. 155-170.

Buchsbaum, Jonathan, “A Closer Look at Third Cinema,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, June 2001, v. 12, no. 2., June 2001.

Buchsbaum, Jonathan. Cinema and the Sandinistas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

Burton-Carvajal, Julianne, “South American cinema,” in World Cinema, Critical Approaches, John Hill, Pamela Church Gibson, Richard Dyer, E. Ann Kaplan and Paul Willemen (eds.). Oxford University Press, 2000.

Burucúa, Constanza, Confronting the ‘Dirty War’ in Argentina Cinema, 1983-1993: Memory and Gender in Historical Representations. Tamesis, 2009.

Chanan, Michael, “The Changing Geography of Third Cinema,” in Screen 38.4, 1997.

Chanan, Michael, “Cinema in Latin America,” in The Oxford History of World Cinema, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.). Oxford University Press, 1999.

Chanan, Michael, Cuban Cinema. University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Chanan, Michael, “Latin American cinema: from underdevelopment to postmodernism,” in Remapping World Cinema: Identity, Culture and Politics in Film, Stephanie Dennison and Song Hwee Lim (eds.). Wallflower Press, 2006.

Dennison, Stephanie, “The new Brazilian Bombshell: Sônia Braga, race and cinema in the 1970s,” in Remapping World Cinema: Identity, Culture and Politics in Film, Stephanie Dennison and Song Hwee Lim (eds.). Wallflower Press, 2006.

Dennison, Stephanie, Popular Cinema in Brazil: 1930-2001. Manchester University Press, 2004.

D’Lugo, Marvin, “Across the Hispanic Atlantic: Cinema and Its Symbolic Relocations,” Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2, July 2009.

D’Lugo, Marvin, “Transnational Film Authors and the State of Latin American Cinema,” Film and Authorship, Virginia Wright Wexman (ed.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003, p. 112-130.

Ehrick, Christine, “Beneficent Cinema: State Formation, Elite Reproduction and Silent Film in Uruguay, 1910s-1920s,” The Americas, Vol. 63, No. 2, Latin American Film History (Oct., 2006).

Elena, Alberto and Marina Díaz López (eds.), The Cinema of Latin America. Wallflower Press, London, 2003.

Falicov, Tamara L., The Cinematic Tango: Contemporary Argentine Film. London: Wallflower Press, 2007.

Falicov, Tamara, “Cinema (Since 1990),” Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture, 2nd Edition, 2008, p. 419-23.

Finkielman, Jorge, The Film Industry in Argentina: An Illustrated Cultural History. McFarland & Company, 2003.

Foster, David William. Contemporary Argentine Cinema. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1992.

Gibbs, Virginia, “Latin American Film,” Latin American Research Review 27, 3, 1992, p. 203-215.

Guneratne, Anthony and Wimal Dissanayake (eds.), Rethinking Third Cinema. Routledge, 2003.

Haddu, Miriam, Contemporary Mexican Cinema, 1989-1999: History, Space, and Identity. Lewiston: E. Mellen Press, 2007.

Hart, Stephen, A Companion to Latin American Film. Tamesis, 2004.

Higginbotham, Virginia, “Fast frames: Insights into Mexican, Latin American, and Brazilian Cinema,” Latin American Research Review 40, 3, October 2005, p. 273-82.

Himpele, Jeff D., Circuits of Culture: Media, Politics and Indigenous Identity in the Andes. University of Minnesota Press, 2007.

Johnson, Randal and Robert Stam (eds.), Brazilian Cinema: Expanded Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Johnson, Randal, “Post-Cinema Novo Brazilian Cinema,” in Traditions in World Cinema, Steven Jay Schneider, Linda Badley and R. Barton Palmer (eds.). Rutgers University Press, 2006.

King, John.  Magical Reels: A History of Cinemas in Latin America.  London: Verso, 1990.

King, John, Ana M. López, and Manuel Alvarado, eds.  Mediating Two Worlds: Cinematic Encounters in the Americas. London: BFI Publishing, 1993.

King, John, Sheila Witaker and Rosa Bosch (eds.), An Argentine Passion: Maria Luisa Bemberg and Her Films, London: Verso, 2000.

Konstantarakos, Myrto, “New Argentine Cinema,” in Traditions in World Cinema, Steven Jay Schneider, Linda Badley and R. Barton Palmer (eds.). Rutgers University Press, 2006.

Lerner, Jesse, “Superocheros.” Wide Angle 21.3, June 1999, p. 2-35.

Lopez, Ana M., “Early Cinema and Modernity in Latin America,” Cinema Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2000, p. 48-78.

Lopez, Ana M., “Are All Latins From Manhattan? Hollywood, Ethnography and Cultural Colonialism,” in Film and Nationalism, Alan Williams (ed.). Rutgers University Press, 2002.

López, Ana M., “The State of Things: New Directions in Latin American Film History”, The Americas. A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History, Vol. 63, No. 2, October 2006.

Martin, Michael T. (ed.), New Latin American Cinema, Vol. One: Theory, Practices and Transcontinental Articulations. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1997.

Martin, Michael T. (ed.), New Latin American Cinema, Vol. Two: Studies of National Cinemas. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1997.

Middents, Jeffrey, Writing National Cinema: Film Journals and Film Culture in Peru. Darmouth, 2009.

Mora, Carl J., Mexican Cinema: Reflections of a Society, 1896 to 2004. McFarland & Company, 2005.

Muir, Stephanie, Studying “City of God”. Auteur Publishing, 2008.

Naficy, Hamid, An Accented Cinema: Exilic and Diasporic Filmmaking. Princeton, 2001.

Nagib, Lucia, (ed.), The New Brazilian Cinema, I.B. Tauris, 2003.

Nagib, Lúcia, Brazil On Screen: Cinema Novo, New Cinema, Utopia, I.B. Tauris, 2007.

Newman, Kathleen, “Cultural Redemocratization: Argentina, 1978–89,” On Edge: The Crisis of Contemporary Latin American Culture, George Yúdice, Jean Franco, and Juan Flores (eds.), Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992, p. 161–186.

Noble, Andrea, Mexican National Cinema. Routledge, 2005.

Noriega, Chon A. and Ana M. López (eds.) The Ethnic Eye: Latino Media Arts. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Page, Joanna, Crisis and Capitalism in Contemporary Argentine Cinema. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009.

Paranaguá, Paulo Antonio (ed.), Mexican Cinema. London: British Film Institute, 1995.

Paranaguá, Paulo Antonio, Tradición y modernidad en el cine de América Latina. Madrid: Fondo de Cultura Económica de España, 2003.

Peña, Fernando Martín (ed.), Generaciones 60/90: Cine argentino independiente. Buenos Aires: Fundacion Eduardo F. Constantini, 2003.

Pick, Zuzana M. The New Latin American Cinema: A Continental Project. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993.

Pines, Jim and Paul Willemen (eds.), Questions of Third Cinema. London: British Film Institute, 1990.

Podalsky, Laura, “Cityscapes and Alienation: Buenos Aires in the Argentine Cinema, 1950-1960.” Nuevo Texto Crítico, 11:21-22, Jan-Dec 1998, p. 77-92.

Rich, B. Ruby, “An/Other View of New Latin American Cinema,” Feminism in the Cinema, Laura Pietropaolo and Ada Testaferri (eds.). Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995, p. 168-92.

Russo, Eduardo A., Hacer Cine: Produccion Audiovisual En American Latina. Fundacion Typa, 2008.

Sadlier, Darlene J., Nelson Pereira dos Santos. University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Sanchez, Jose, The Art and Politics of Bolivian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 1999.

Schwartz, Ronald.  Latin American Films, 1932-1994: A Critical Filmography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 1997.

Shaw, Deborah (ed.) Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.

Shaw, Deborah, Contemporary Latin American Cinema: 10 Key Films. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2003.

Shaw, Lisa and Stephanie Dennison (eds.), Latin American Cinema: Essays on Modernity, Gender and National Identity. McFarland & Company, 2005.

Shaw, Lisa, Brazilian National Cinema. Routledge, 2007.

Shohat, Ella and Robert Stam, Unthking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media. London: Routledge, 1994.

Smith, P.J., “Transatlantic Traffic in Recent Mexican Films,” Journal o f Latin American Cultural Studies, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2003, p. 389–400.

Smith, Paul Julian, Amores perros. London: BFI Modern Classics, 2003.

Stam, Robert. Tropical Multiculturalism: A comparative history of race in Brazilian cinema and culture. Durham N.C., London: Duke University Press, 1997.

Stephen, Donald F. (ed.), Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies. Wilmington: SR Books, 1997.

Stock, Ann Marie (ed.), Framing Latin American Cinema: Contemporary Critical Perspectives. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Stock, Ann Marie, “Migrancy and the Latin American Cinemascape: Towards a Post-National Critical Praxis,” in Transnational Cinema: The Film Reader, Elizabeth Ezra and Terry Rowden (eds.). Routledge, 2006.

Stock, Ann-Marie, On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Tierney, Dolores, Emilio Fernández: Pictures in the Margins, Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2008.

Tierney, Dolores and Victoria Ruétalo, eds., Latsploitation: Latin American Exploitation, Trash and Cult Cinema. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Vieira, Else, ‘City of God’ in Several Voices: Brazilian Social Cinema as Action, Critical, Cultural and Communications Press, London, 2005.

Villazan, Libia, “Hegemony Conditions in the Coproduction Cinema of Latin America: The Role of Spain,” Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media, Vol. 49, No. 2, Fall 2008, p. 65-85.

Wayne, Mike, Political Film: The Dialectics of Third Cinema. London: Pluto Press, 2001.