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Today at BFI “South American Renaissance”: The Headless Woman (Trailer)

The Headless Woman
Lucrecia Martel’s compelling psychological thriller follows a middle-class woman in the aftermath of a car accident.
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21/08/2010 at 9:30 am Leave a comment

Today at BFI “South American Renaissance”: Madeinusa (Trailer)

Hugely original, exquisitely shot fable by gifted Peruvian Claudia Llosa.
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Next Tuesday “Chance” part of Latino Chicago Film


19/08/2010 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Cuba: Interview with Ernesto Padron director of “Meñique”


Those who have read Meñique, a short story adapted by Cuban National Hero Jose Marti for The Golden Age children’s magazine in the 1880’s, know that creativity and perseverance are the most powerful weapons. Ernesto Padron, the director of the animated version of Meñique, spoke with Juventud Rebelde about the work he and an army of animators, painters and computer graphic artist have done so far to adapt the story for cinema.
The production of the film, the first CGI movie ever made in Cuba, (more…)

18/08/2010 at 5:30 pm Leave a comment

Cuban Animated Film “20 Años” Awarded in Portugal

20 Años: dibujo animado cubano premiado en Festival Internacional Avanca.

The animated film “20 Años“, by Cuban producer Barbaro Joel Ruiz, won the animation prize at the International Festival of Avanca, a renowned event on cinema,television, video and multimedia, held in Portugal.
The awarded work was premiered in the 32nd edition of Havana’s International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, where it obtained the Special Prize of the Jury.
In this Festival, “20 Años” also won the prizes given by the Association of Cuban Writers and Artists and the Foundation of the New Latin American Cinema, according to (more…)

17/08/2010 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment

Latino cinema returns to San Diego

A very successful Mexican romantic comedy returns, literary, to San Diego.
The film Regresa (Return), which had its world premiere at the San Diego Latino Film Festival in March, will run as part of the newest Cinema en tu idioma series from August 13 through 19 at the UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas at Hazard Center.
Regresa is fantasy romantic comedy, starring Jaime Camil and Blanca Soto, where a woman who is ignored by her husband attends hypnosis therapy, only to return from her hypnotic trip believing she’s a Basque princess from the 15th century. (more…)

17/08/2010 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

Cuban filmmakers at the Traverse City Film Festival

El Cuerno de la Abundancia

A Cuban delegation of filmmakers traveled to the United States to participate in the Traverse City Film Festival founded by American documentary director Michael Moore.
During the inauguration of the event, Michael Moore exhorted the public to watch the Cuban films included in the program of the event and introduced actress Mirtha Ibarra and director Ian Padrón, and gave them the Key to the City in recognition of their work and career. Also in Michigan was another prestigious Cuban movie director, Juan Carlos Cremata, whose full-length film Viva Cuba, co-directed with Iraida Malberti, was also included in the program of the Festival.
Other Cuban films to be screened include El Cuerno de la abundancia (The Horn of Plenty), by Juan Carlos Tabío; Fuera de Liga (Out of the League), by Ian Padrón; and Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate), by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío. Furthermore, all members of the island’s delegation will participate in a panel entitled ‘We Live in Cuba and We Make Films’. (more…)

17/08/2010 at 1:58 pm Leave a comment

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