La @Quinzaine Selects 3 Chilean Films @cinemachile & 3 Short Latin American Films #Cannes 2013 via @Cine_en_Cannes
Created by the French Directors Guild in the wake of the events of May ’68, the Directors’ Fortnight seeks to aid filmmakers and contribute to their discovery by the critics and audiences alike.
This year The Directots’ Fortnight will award the Caméra d’Or prize to the best first film shown either in the Official Selection (Competition or Un Certain Regard), the Directors’ Fortnight or International Critics’ Week. The Caméra d’Or is presented at the Festival’s closing ceremony by the president of this jury, Carlos Diegues.
The Latin American Films selected by the Directots’ Fortnight to take part in the Quinzeaine des Realisateurs are:
Feature Films: (more…)
Buenos Aires Lab #BAFICI together with #Cannes2013 @mdf_cannes will showcase 6 New Latin American Directors @INCAA_ARGENTINA
Cannes is spotlighting six young Latin American directors in the fest’s first focus on yet-to-be-completed movies.
The showcase, titled BAL Goes to Cannes: Bafici Work in Progress, will take place May 21, organized by Cannes’ Film Market and the Buenos Aires Lab, the industry forum of the Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival (Bafici).
The list includes Santiago Palavecino’s psychological drama “Some Girls” (which won an Arte Prize mid-week), and the biggest production in the mix, “After the Rain,” from Brazil’s Claudio Marques and Marilia Hughes, (more…)
Latin American Films selected by the #Cinéfondation for #Cannes2013 via @cine_en_cannes 1st entry for Chile @cinemachile
The Cinéfondation Selection selected 18 films (14 fiction films and 4 animated films) among the 1,550 submitted this year from 277 schools from all around the world
By focusing on the quality of work submitted by lesser-known institutions, the Selection is a true reflection of the diversity of film schools. This year sees a particularly significant broadening of scope, with a third of the schools being selected for the first time and one country – Chile – which has never previously been selected.
The three Cinéfondation Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony prior to the screening of the winning films on Friday 24th May in the Buñuel Theatre.
Latin American Films selected: (more…)
More NEWS from #cannes la @semainecannes selects Brazilian Short Film “Pátio” by Ali Muritiba @ALYMURITIBA
The 52e Semaine de la Critique 2013 has announced the short films that will compete for the Discovery Award which will be awarded to one of the short films in Competition by the Jury.
Just one film will run in this category representing the Latin American Cinema with the Brazilian Short Film “Pátio” by Aly Muritiba. (more…)
Latest NEWS from #cannes la @semainecannes selects Argentine Film Los Dueños by Agustin Toscano & Ezequiel Radusky
The 52e Semaine de la Critique 2013 has announced the films that will compete for the Nespresso Grand Prize awarded to one of the seven feature films in Competition by the Jury.
Just one film will run in this category representing the Latin American Cinema with the Argentine Film Los Dueños by Agustin Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky. (more…)
The 2nd Argentine Film Festival will launch this coming April 17th and will run through to April 21st across three London venues: Ritzy Cinema, Hackney Picturehouse and Cineworld Haymarket.
The festival, which presents the best contemporary features from and about Argentina, will commence with a special Malbec Day (more…)
Film Review: “Cerro Bayo” by María Soledad Montañez, the film will be showing at the @ARGFilmFest next week
Latam Film reviewer María Soledad Montañez writes about this Argentine Film that will be showing at The London Argentine Film Festival from next week.For tickets and full program find link below.
Cerro Bayo (Victoria Galardi, Argentina, 2010)
By María Soledad Montañez
From Carlos Sorín’s Minimal Stories and Bombon, the Dog to Pablo Trapero’s Born and Bred, or the more confusingly titled, Liverpool directed by Lisandro Alonso, the photogenic region of Patagonia has been widely portrayed in recent Argentinean film productions. Victoria Galardi follows the trend by setting a family drama that intertwines emotional and economic instability in her native town in Villa La Angostura. (more…)