RiverRun film festival (NC) features good Mexican cinema

17/03/2010 at 7:43 am Leave a comment

RiverRun will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mexican independence and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution with a series of films from that country, including “Like Water for Chocolate,” “Y Tu Mama Tambien” and the Bunuel classic “Los Olvidados.

Bogdanovich will receive the festival’s Master of Cinema award following a screening of his film “Paper Moon.” Green will get the Emerging Master award after the screening of his “George Washington,” which was shot in and around Winston-Salem. His film “Pineapple Express” also will screen during the festival, which covers two weekends this year for the first time.

Kevin Kline comedy “The Extra Man” will open the 2010 RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., and the festival will feature a spotlight on Mexican cinema and special awards for filmmakers Peter Bogdanovich and David Gordon Green.

The festival opens on April 15 and will unspool 51 feature films and 70-plus short films from 33 countries before it wraps on April 25.

In addition to “Extra Man,” directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, “Mao’s Last Dancer,” directed by Bruce Beresford, will be the Centerpiece Premiere, and Russian musical “Hipsters” will unspool on closing night.

More information about the films and the schedule are available at www.riverrunfilm.com


Cine Latino en el Festival de Tribeca en NY White Sands Film Festival Announces Schedule

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Twitter Latam Film

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Follow us

Latin America Film Ltd on LinkedIn

RSS deleFOCO Articles

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

Enter your email address to subscribe to our blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,606 other followers

%d bloggers like this: