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The History of Paraguayan Cinema from 1926 to the Present Day

     
     
  1926  
     
    Hipolito Jorge Carron, his brother-in-law Guillermo Quell and his nephew Nicholas Carron Quell, shoot documentary footage of the destruction wreaked by a tornado on Incarnacion. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1937  
     
    – German director James Bauer’s Paraguay, tierra de promisión, Paraguay’s first feature film, is released.  [MORE]  
     
     
     
  1947  
     
  Nov -

Agustín Carrón Quell records oil drillings in the Chaco for Pure Oil.   The film is shot on 35mm with sound. [MORE] [ADD]

   

 

   

Agustín Carrón Quell films the surgical operations of doctor Héctor Blas Ruiz.  [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1954  
     
   

– Dictator Alfredo Stroessner establishes the ‘Noticiero Nacional’ to make newsreels and documentary largely to glorify his government. [MORE] [ADD] 

     
     
     
  1955  
     
   

–  Catrano Catrani’s Codicia, the country’s first full-length feature film with sound, is released. [MORE] [ADD}

     
     
     
  1957  
     
    Films of Note
   

 

    El trueno entre las hojas (1957)
     
   

El trueno entre las hojas (Isabel Sarli, Armando Bo) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
 
  1958  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

La sangre y la semilla (Alberto del Bois) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
   
  1960  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Choferes del Chaco (Lucas Demaris) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1961  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

La burrerita de Ypacarai (Armando Bo, Isabel Sarli)  [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1964  
     
   

– The Cine Arte Experimental is founded under the leadership of Carlos Saquier.   Others involved include Tomás Palau, Jesus Ruiz Nestosa and Antonio Pecci. [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1965  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Francisco (Carlos Saguier, Jesus Ruiz Nestosa) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1967  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Un día de mayo [MORE] [ADD]

     
   

Ñandejara recove paja [MORE] [ADD]

     
   

La Costa [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1968  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Metamorfosis [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1969  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

El Pueblo (Carlos Saguier) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1972  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Cuando pases el umbral [MORE] [ADD]

   

 

   

Hosanna en las alturas [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1977  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

La Voluntad de un Pueblo (Guillermo Vera) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1978  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

Cerro Cora [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1998  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

The Call of the Oboe (Claudio MacDowell) [MORE] [ADD]

   

 

   

The Gate of Dreams (Hugo Gamarra) [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  2001  
     
    Films of Note
     
   

María Escobar (Galia Giménez) [MORE] [ADD]

 

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