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Since 2006, the Hola Mexico Film Festival, a traveling showcase of new and classic Mexican features and documentaries, has presented what Festival Director Samuel Douek calls, “The best Mexican cinema has to offer.” The program made its United States debut last year, unspooling in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. This year, Douek expands his festival to three additional American cities: Miami, San Francisco, and Washington DC.
The 2010 festival offers some fantastic Spanish-language films. Alamar (González-Rubio, 2009) is a beautifully crafted, intimate, and observational documentary/drama about a father bonding with his son and teaching him how to fish in Banco Chinchorro. But this study of both work and family also considers the bond between man and nature. Spectacularly photographed—the sequences on the fishing boat, in the coral reefs, and underwater are superb—this is a truly hypnotizing film. (more…)
The 2010 White Sands International Film Festival has announced the 2010 program and film selections. The titles include Narrative and Documentary Competition films, as well as out-of-competition feature film selections in the Showcase and Special Events sections.
The 2010 WSIFF will take place in Las Cruces, New Mexico April 15th-18th, 2010. Films will be screened at Allen Theatres Cineport 10.
“We were pleased to have had a record number of films submitted to compete for a screening at the festival. As a result, the festival will include 18 full length features and 35 shorts. There is a wide range of subject matter that explores the culture and character of communities from New Mexico to India.
We will be welcoming the largest number of film professionals including producers, directors, actors and technicians. Please take advantage of their presence by participating in the workshops and the discussion sessions that follow the films. Finally, we hope that you will have an enjoyable time at the festival here in Las Cruses.”
- Donn Finn, Executive Director
Get schdule: www.publicbroadcasting.net