Burnt Oranges: dimensions of exile in
the videos of Silvia Malagrino


Ilene Goldman

Ilene S. Goldman is adjunct faculty in the Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University.  Her essay on the Mexican film Novia que te vea  will appear this spring in Jews in Latin American Cultural Production (edited by David William Foster, Vanderbilt University Press). For the past two years, she has served on the selection committee of the Chicago Latino Film Festival and is currently working on a critical history of the festival and its parent organization.  She also regularly reviews children’s books for a variety of websites and online services.

Ilene’s not-very-academic website about life with a medically complex and totally regular preschooler: www.charlottesjourneyhome.blogspot.com.

She welcomes comments on this essay at: is.goldman@yahoo.com.

For more information on Silvia Malagrino and Burnt Oranges, visit http://www.libremedia.com/. You can order copies of the DVD and contact Silvia via this website.

For a whole other take on unearthing memories of Argentina’s Dirty War, check out the March 19, 2009 broadcast of  Lisa Tibbett’s Speaking of Faith, “Laying the Dead to Rest,” including an interview with Argentine archeologist Mercedes Doretti, and poetry by Alicia Partnoy, the Argentine poet who survived her disappearance.