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The Caracas-set drama directed by Mariana Rondon was chosen by a unanimous jury decision.
Mariana Rondon’s drama Bad Hair, set in Caracas, won the Golden Shell at the 61st San Sebastian International Film Festival Saturday by a unanimous jury decision.
Jury chairman Todd Haynes cited the Venezuelan-Peruvian and German production’s honest illustration of modern day cultural complexity and a young boy’s emerging identity guided by his single mother. (more…)
A couple opposed to the injustice of modern Mexico through music and activism commit to an act of ‘poetic terrorism’. A potent punk statement on underground culture and the extent to which middle class kids can really reject their roots.
Director: Kyzza Terrazas
No Return/ Sin Retorno
On a hot summer night in Buenos Aires, a hit-and-run accident will link the lives of three men, one of them played by Leonardo Sparaglia. After running over a young man, the guilty driver leaves the scene of the crime without leaving a trace. The deceased young man’s father, with the support of the media, demands that the person responsible for his son’s death be hunted down and sent to jail. Entangled in a mesh of chance and despair, the characters in the story must face guilt, responsibility and the intimate need for redemption in an escalation that eventually reaches a point of no return. (more…)
Cine Las Americas is pleased to announce the first in a series of screenings for the “Cine Las Americas Signature Series” at the Alamo Drafthouse. This series will feature regular advance premieres of the greatest Spanish and Portuguese language releases, bringing to Austin audiences some of the newest and greatest titles all year round.
a film by Pablo Trapero
Argentina / Chile / France / South Korea
107 minutes , 35mm, Color
Starring Ricardo Darín, Martina Gusman, Carlos Weber,
Jose Luis Arias, Fabio Ronzano
Sosa (Ricardo Darín, THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES) is an ambulance-chasing personal injury attorney with questionable ethics. Lujan (Martina Gusman, LION’S DEN) is a young, idealistic country (more…)
The Wexner Center for the Arts is hosting Cinema Latino this month. The annual series spotlights Latin American filmmaking by showing some of the most popular films of the year as well as some classics.
All films are shown in Spanish with English subtitles. Countries with films being presented include Mexico, Argentina and Colombia.
Chris Stults, the associate curator of film and video at the Wexner Center, said selecting the films to show can be difficult because there are so many films to choose from.
“We try hard to present a nice variety of films in terms of theme and country represented,” he said.
The Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish (more…)
The Santa Barbara Film Festival will kick off Jan. 27 at the Arlington Theater with the U.S. premiere of “Sarah’s Key,” directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and starring Kristin Scott Thomas.
The fest announced its lineup Thursday for the 26th edition of the event, which runs through Feb. 6. The closing night film will feature the premiere of “Carmen in 3D,” directed by Julian Napier and marking the first time ever that an opera has been filmed and shown in digital 3D.
“We’ve taken a cue from Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’ — ‘You mustn’t be (more…)
CineMart, the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s (IFFR) co-production market has made their picks for the crop of projects that will be presented to over 800 possible co-financiers from January 30 – February 2, 2011 in Rotterdam. The 33 selected projects were waded from 434 submitted entries, and include projects from renowned filmmakers such as Jan Švankmajer, Carlos Reygadas, Alex van Warmerdam, Andrei Zvyagintsev and Sergei Loznitza, as well as feature film debuts, films by competition filmmakers from preceding IFFR editions, and films that received Hubert Bals Fund contributions. (more…)