Spanish Language, Literature and Culture

UTSA Libraries print, electronic and internet resources for Spanish language, literature and culture.

Classic Mexican Cinema

Streaming Video

Popular Spanish Language Films on DVD (under construction)

Best Foreign Language Oscar submissions from Spain

Julieta - Almodovar - - 2016

Flowers for Ane - (Basque) --  2015 

Living is Easy with Eyes Closed -  2014

Blancanieves - 2012

Even the Rain -- 2010 (shortlisted)

Orfanato (Orphanage) - 2007

Volver - Almodovar - 2006 (shortlisted)

Obaba - 2005 

Mar Adentro (The Sea Inside) Javier Bardem - 2004
​Based on a true story of a quadriplegic's 30-year battle to end his own life.  Winner Academy Award. 2004 

Mondays iin the Sun (Los Lunes al sol) - 2002

Juana la Loca (Mad Love) - 2001

All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre) - Almodovar - 1999

El Abuelo (The Grandfather) - 1998

Secrets of the Heart (Secretos del corazon) - 1997

Flower of My Secret (La flor de mi secreto) - Almodovar - 1995

Belle Epoque - 1993 

High Heels (Tacones Lejanos) - Almodovar - 1991

Ay, Carmela! - Carlos Saura - (VHS) - 1990

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios)- Almodovar - 1988 (nominated)

Carmen - Carlos Saura - 1983

That Obscure Object of Desire  - Bunuel - 1977 (nominated)

Cria Cuervos (Raise Ravens) - Carlos Saura - 1976

Other films from Spain

Goya's Ghost

Pan's Labyrinth

Devil's Backbone


Jamón Jamón A Tale of Ham and Passion

Atáme - Tie Me Up Tie Me Down - Almodovar

Belle de Jour - Buñuel

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Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library

Find a DVD in Library Quick Search

UTSA Libraries has a large collection of Spanish-language and Portuguese-language DVDs.  To look up a DVD by title, subject, or keyword, use Library Quick Search Catalog. Using Advanced Search, you cam search by film Title , or by Author to find  dvds by specific directors, producers, actors and screenwriters,


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