To find films at the Gordon Library:
You can find videos on Hispanic and Latinx history and culture in Academic Video Online (AVON), the library's primary databases for online videos. Videos in this database are available to current WPI students, faculty, and staff. Here are some example films available in AVON:
YouTube offers some free documentaries on Hispanic and Latinx heritage. Here are some examples:
Patient, plodding, a green skin
growing over whatever winter did to us, a return
to the strange idea of continuous living despite
the mess of us, the hurt, the empty.
You can watch Limon in this PBS recording available in Academic Video Online: A Poet's Take on Looking to Language for 'Radical Hope'. In this 2018 recording, she says, "I believe people are reading more poetry because we distrust the diatribe, the easy answer, the argument that holds only one note. Poetry makes its music from specificity and empathy. It speaks to the whole complex notion of what it means to be human."
DVDs at Gordon Library can be borrowed for 7 days at a time. Here are some examples of DVDs available at the library;