Posts tagged ‘latino cinema’
Dzi Croquettes 2009. Brazil. Directed by Raphael Alvarez, Tatiana Issa. With Norma Bengell, César Camargo Mariano, Pedro Cardoso, Liza Minnelli. Dzi Croquettes, an infamous Brazilian dance-theater group at the heart of the 1960s Tropicália cultural movement, used imagination, irony, and humor to confront Brazil’s violent dictatorship— (more…)
The Oscar he won the Argentine film “El Secreto de sus ojos” should convene a discussion of all sectors involved in the South American country on film the future of the industry, according to argentina actress Cecilia Roth. Roth said in an interview with Efe that his country is “enormísimo talent” and that national film production needs the commitment of everyone, both financially by the government and an audience who go to movie theaters. For the famous actress, another Argentinean film has risen with the Oscar for Best Foreign Film “is always a push for people to go see more movies, allows for more production and it is to serve as Argentina’s production deserves. (more…)
This coming Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Anthology Film Archives will host a screening of Brazilian short films curated by Maria Baptista, at 8pm. This one-night showing of animation, documentaries and fiction short films is an homage to the female universe, and brings a total of nine films made by directors of both genders.
In this exclusive interview with BrazilNYC, Baptista talks about her choice of films and also, (more…)