Media

    Institucional Abuelas 2016 - English subtitles

    • SOURCE: Abuelas
    • DATE: 13/07/2016

    The story of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo is told in this documentary produced by Abuelas in collaboration with the National School of Film Experimentation and Production (Escuela Nacional de Experimentación y Realización Cinematográfica, ENERC) related to the National Institute of cinema and audiovisual Arts (INCAA).






    Aca Estamos - Chapter 01 -English subtitles

    • SOURCE: Abuelas
    • DATE: 20/03/2013

    This series of documentaries tells of the road traveled by the grandchildren recuperated by the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo (a.k.a. Grandmothers of May Square) to know their true origin and reunited with their legitimate families. Violently separated from their mothers at birth, delivered mostly to people close to the civic-military dictatorship, these granddaughters and grandsons lend their voice and body to their own stories in which the intimate and personal is mixed with the political and social. English translation: Hector Rombola, Red Argentina por el Derecho a la Identidad - Canada/USA






    Aca Estamos - Chapter 02 -English subtitles

    • SOURCE: Abuelas
    • DATE: 20/03/2013

    This series of documentaries tells of the road traveled by the grandchildren recuperated by the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo (a.k.a. Grandmothers of May Square) to know their true origin and reunited with their legitimate families. Violently separated from their mothers at birth, delivered mostly to people close to the civic-military dictatorship, these granddaughters and grandsons lend their voice and body to their own stories in which the intimate and personal is mixed with the political and social. English translation: Hector Rombola, Red Argentina por el Derecho a la Identidad - Canada/USA






    Where Is My Grandchild

    • SOURCE: NYTimes.com
    • DATE: 11/10/2015

    Argentina's military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983 could have never foreseen this kind of unstoppable movement. Who are the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo looking for? Their disappeared alive grandchildren. How did all start? What did the dictatorship do to those pregnant women after giving birth? Why their children? The role of Genetics and Forensic evidence in the Abuelas' search. In the end, it is the story of a grandchild and a grandmother looking to bond.






    A Stolen Life

    • SOURCE: NYTimes.com
    • DATE: 11/10/2015

    Hundreds of babies were kidnapped by the military dictatorship in Argentina during the 70's and 80's. This is the testimony of one of them, Manuel Gonçalves Granada who feels that "half of my life I knew who I was and the other half, I did not" and nobody gave him and explanation as to why.






    Your Sisters Are Looking For You

    • SOURCE: NYTimes.com
    • DATE: 11/10/2015

    This is the story of Flavia and Lorena Battistiol Colayago whose father and pregnant mother were abducted by members of Argentina's military dictatorship during the 70' and 80's s and who are tirelessly looking for their loved brother/sister.






    Quién soy yo? - English subtitles

    • SOURCE: Abuelas
    • DATE: 20/10/2007

    Documentary film from Estela Bravo about the children that recovered their true identity thanks to the struggle of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo. It includes film material from 1986 and 2006.

    "To be a disappeared person means to be nowhere" Estela de Carlotto reminds us in the film. But to be disappeared alive begs the question: Who am I? In this 2007 documentary, Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo tells us about the historical context of their struggle and the grandchildren sharing their stories, how they felt, how they feel now that their full identity has been recuperated and there is no more doubts. Testimonies of recuperated children finding their way, candid debates with younger generations with often conflicting views, and the journey of the now adults, recuperated grandchildren who take on their own to search for their missing history are part of this documentary. How it feels to find and lose your parents at the same time and how the lives of those searching intertwine. This documentary witness the pain and grief, part of the Abuelas' everyday lives and how they find strength to continue on their struggle to find their missing grandchildren.