Posts tagged ‘Andy Garcia’
The Maya Indie Film Series debuts July 23 in Dallas.
The Series’ end in Los Angeles will tie in with local Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Each film will have a rotating screening schedule throughout the Series. Final film screening schedules to be programmed by theaters.
Founded by award winning producer Moctesuma Esparza (“Selena”, “Gettysburg”, “The Milagro Beanfield War”). Maya Entertainment is in its second year as a groundbreaking distribution company focusing on, but not limited to, the Latino market. Esparza has also opened the burgeoning theatre chain Maya Cinemas in several cities. Maya Entertainment titles include “The Line” starring Andy Garcia and Ray Liotta, “The Ministers” starring John Leguizamo (more…)
Presentacion de la pelicula cubana “Chamaco” en Miami:
Miami in recent years has become a capital of the arts. There’s Art Basel, which draws collectors from around the world. Miami Book Fair International attracts America’s — and Latin America’s — top writers. And Winter Music Conference brings the globe’s best-known DJs.
But the Miami International Film Festival, which begins this week, has never quite gained the Olympian status of those events. Why? It’s not that there are too many venues. MIFF has five, which seems like a lot, but well-respected Telluride includes six, two of which are pop-up theaters in high schools. Nor is there an overwhelming number of films. This year, the festival’s 27th, 115 movies will be screened. That compares to 200-plus at Switzerland’s Locarno fest. (more…)
Kiss those multiplex blues goodbye. Just in time to wipe away January’s movie doldrums, organizers of the 27th Miami International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled their lineup. It includes: the eagerly awaited adaptation of a wildly bestselling novel; a new Cuban drama about the darker side of contemporary life on the island; documentary portraits of legendary playboy Hugh Hefner, the Beatles and Pablo Escobar’s eldest son and new films starring Miami natives Andy Garcia and Catherine Keener. (more…)