Cinelatino Celebrates Mexican Independence Day with a 24-hour showcase of the Best Contemporary Mexican Films

11/09/2010 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

Cinelatino, the leading Spanish-language movie channel in the United States, celebrates Mexican Independence Day on September 16 with a 24-hour showcase of the most important films that have defined contemporary Mexican cinema.
The variety of titles selected for the showcase illustrate the richness and brilliance of contemporary Mexican film, including international smash hits like Amores Perros (Life’s a Bitch), a film that revolutionized Mexican cinema and won more than 50 international awards and an Academy Award nomination; classic hits like Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas (Sex, Shame and Tears), one of the best-selling Mexican movies of all time; critically-acclaimed films like Como Agua Para Chocolate, on the list of top 100 films according to a panel of esteemed Mexican critics; festival favorites, like El Violin (The Violin), the most awarded movie in the history of Mexican cinema; and Blockbuster hits, like Matando Cabos, one of Mexico’s highest grossing films in recent years.
“We are proud to celebrate Mexican Independence with an unparalleled showcase of the best, most influential films that have shaped Mexican cinema over the past decade,” said James M. McNamara, Chairman of Cinelatino.  “Mexico has produced some of Latin America’s greatest and internationally-acclaimed films, and our Mexican audience deserves the opportunity to celebrate their culture and achievements in film with the leading Spanish-language film channel in the United States.”
The 24-hour showcase will air throughout the day on Cinelatino, which is viewed in approximately four million homes on major cable, satellite and Telco providers.  Viewers can visit for more information and a complete listing.

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