Posts tagged ‘Juan jose campanella’
New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Argentina showcasing five films by Argentine independent filmmakers.
Tuesday, August 17, at 10:00 am to 9:30 pm
About the Films:
Luna de Avellaneda, also known as Avellaneda’s Moon in English, is an Argentine feature film directed by Juan Jose Campanella, winner of 2009 Best Director Oscar Foreign Language Film award (more…)
The British Film Institute in London is currently presenting the film series “South American Renaissance” showcasing some of the most representative films from the region from the past few years. The series that runs through August 31st at the BFI‘s Southbank theater is presenting Martín Rejtman‘s Los guantes mágicos (The Magic Gloves); Paz Encina‘s Hamaca paraguaya (Paraguayan Hammock); Lisandro Alonso‘s Liverpool; Lucrecia Martel‘s La mujer sin cabeza (The Headless Woman); Jose Padilha‘s Bus 174 and Pablo Stoll and Juan Pablo Rebella‘s Whisky, among other films from Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil and Uruguay.
“No sabia cuál era el criterio de la Academia, pero si votaba el mundo entero, el triunfo era el de ‘El Secreto de sus Ojos'”, dijo Francella a la prensa al llegar a Buenos Aires procedente de Los Angeles, donde asistió a la ceremonia de premiación.
Guillermo Francella, uno de protagonistas de la película argentina ganadora del Oscar “El secreto de sus ojos”, dijo el miércoles que el premio es “la mejor caricia” que haya podido recibir el cine de su país. (more…)
Argentina erupted with joy Monday on news that its film “El Secreto de Sus Ojos” came away with the Oscar for best foreign language film.
“This is a historic moment,” veteran actor Guillermo Francella, a member of the film’s cast, said in a television interview after the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood handed Argentina its first golden statuette in 25 years.
“The people felt it personally, which is why there is so much joy in Argentina.” (more…)
From standout performances to work behind the scenes, several Hispanic filmmakers earned Academy Award recognition this year. They made us laugh, made us think and made some of us want to learn how to dance. The nominees are:
Her turn as a playboy filmmaker’s needy mistress in the musical ‘Nine’ earned the 35-year-old her third career nomination. She is the only nominated performance from that star-studded musical. (more…)