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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 11 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 85th Academy Awards®. A tie in the nominations balloting resulted in 11 films being shortlisted. One hundred twenty-five pictures had originally qualified in the category.
The 11 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:
• “A Fábrica (The Factory),” Aly Muritiba, director (Grafo Audiovisual)
• “Asad,” Bryan Buckley, director, and Mino Jarjoura, producer (Hungry Man)
• “Buzkashi Boys,” Sam French, director, and Ariel Nasr, producer (Afghan Film Project)
• “Curfew,” Shawn Christensen, director (Fuzzy Logic Pictures) (more…)
If you have a taste for modern cinema, particularly the best and brightest of Latin American film, then you’ll want to check out the Cinesul Short Film Festival and see some of the newest and most exciting short films released within Latin America this year.
Each year, nearly a thousand short film entries are turned in from all over Latin America, including Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Chile, Spain and Peru. Only the best 250 make it to the semi-finals. Of the finalists, 20 feature length and an additional 54 shorter length movies are chosen to appear in the (more…)
With a high and dignified presence of Latin American cinema, whose countries include Mexico, Cuba and Colombia, begins the 2011 edition of International Film Festival Sundance. However, independent film hard times, suffering the impact of the U.S. film industry, which experiences a terrible recession, the party at Sundance remains latent. On the first day, the festival is adorned with the presence of notable stars (more…)
A selection of 30 feature films and audiovisual works from short films, animation and documentaries made between 1961 and 2009, comprise the display of Cuba as the guest of honor at the International Film Festival in Mexico City (FICCMEXICO).
The meeting, planned by the Ministry of Culture of the Federal District, with support from the Ministry of Tourism, will be held from 4 to 13 February at different sites of Mexico City, among which the Zocalo.
The festival will consist of about 130 titles and sections such as the Mexican Film Festival, will present recent films of national cinematography, including some premieres in the capital. This edition will also feature two competitive sections: National and International and the back, to provide an opportunity to learn about the most important in the history of film making in the Caribbean country and its recent production.
Before 1959 there was in Cuba a film industry, but only isolated attempts, usually co-produced film with Mexico, Spain and Argentina, among other Latin American countries. With the triumph of the Cuban Revolution created the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC), considered the real take-off of Cuban cinema with a distinct cultural identity. Since 1959 the Cuban cinema began to participate in festivals and film.
Thanks to director Santiago Alvarez, separated from the creator and director of new talent, the school was a real documentary. Around these years he founded the Cinematheque of Cuba, who was the first Latin American to store your most important titles of the film, and set the art cinema to serve the people.
More information: ithacafilmfest.com
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Todos los cortos A…mal E…xpress tienen que estar inspirados en la palabra clave: EL CAMINO (more…)
This film-series includes a variety of Latino American films that take a look at Spanish industry and people and the ongoing relationship and cinematographic cultures of Spain and Latin America.
The selection of films includes:
Film: Cachimba/Argentina, Chile, España, 2005. 131 minutes/Direction: Silvio Caiozzi
Production: Viriato Films, S.L. (España), Andrea Films (Chile) y Zarlek Producciones, S.A. (Argentina)
Film: Un oso rojo/Red Bear/Argentina, 2002. 94 minutos/Dirección: Adrián Caetano/Producción: Lita Stantic (Argentina)/Spanish (more…)
Sydney Latin American Film Festival Shorts & Sounds
13 August 2010, 7.00pm
Shorts & Sounds returns to the gorgeous Casula Powerhouse on Friday 13th August. In a sneak-peak of the 2010 Festival, you will be the first to see a selection of short films curated for the 5th Sydney Latin American Film Festival. (more…)
El Armadillo Fronterizo / The Border Armadillo
Action/Adventure / Mexico / 7 min.
An adventurous armadillo conquers the dangerous border crossing to feed his growing new family back home.
Director: Miguel Anaya
Producer: Carolina Pavia
Writer: Miguel Anaya
PROGRAM # 10
SATURDAY – JULY 24 – 1:00 pm
Rushes Soho Shorts (21 – 31 July), one of the key short film festivals in the UK, returns for a 12th year with a programme of screenings and special events, most of them free.
Last year the festival saw 4,000 attendees and incorporated the Long Form and International categories to its already mighty list of awards. This year, a total of 170 films from 23 countries are in competition, a line-up that once more combines newcomers and rising talent, alongside (more…)
The Wellfleet Public Library, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, is hosting a short video on Matènwa and the Atis Fanm Matènwa collective on Sunday, July 25, 2010, at 5:00pm. Filmed and edited by Michele Andolina and Ellen LeBow, the video features the activities of the collective and its co-founders on their most recent trip to Matènwa.
Wellfleet is home to RaRa, a small shop that showcases and sells Haitian artists’ work to support the community of Matènwa. Dedicated to sustainable living through art, the shop sells beautiful creations from the artisans’ collective Atis Fanm Matènwa, (more…)