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64th @Berlinale : After a Successful 2013, World Cinema Fund Gets Off to a Smashing Start in 2014

Belinale 64 2014For the World Cinema Fund (WCF), 2013 proved to be an exceedingly successful year: the WCF-funded film Uroki Garmonii (Harmony Lessons) by Emir Baigazin took home the Silver Bear at the last Berlinale.
Also the Berlinale 2014 could not have got off to a better start. For the first time two (more…)

06/02/2014 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

Canana Bows Branded Content Division via @Variety_Film

canana logo latamfilmIn its latest growth move, Mexico City/L.A-based Canana, the leading Latino production-distribution house founded by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz, has launched a branded content division.
The new operation will produce short films and web series that engage viewers, have a narrative component and enhance brand image, Luna said. Eric Bonniot, formerly at Quentin Tarantino’s A Band Apart, is coming on board as a partner and exec producer at the division. (more…)

15/11/2013 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

San Sebastian @sansebastianfes : ‘Bad Hair’ @FilmPeloMalo Wins Golden Shell Award via @THR

Pelo malo film posterThe 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…)

02/10/2013 at 6:56 pm Leave a comment

San Sebastian @sansebastianfes unveils Films in Progress: 6 films from Argentina, Chile and Colombia

Cine en Construccion San SebastianFilms in Progress 24 will run in San Sebastian from Sept 23-25 as part of the 61st edition of the festival. This year, for the first time, Films in Progress will last for three days to coincide with the II Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum.
The titles programmed for presentation in Films in Progress 24 are:
•    La comodidad en la distancia (Chile) Jorge Yacoman Saavedra
•    Historia del Miedo (Argentina-Uruguay-France-Germany) Benjamín Naishtat
•    Matar a un hombre (Chile-France) Alejandro Fernández Almendras
•    Nacimiento (Colombia) Martín Mejía Rugeles (more…)

23/08/2013 at 2:56 pm Leave a comment

First round of Latin American Films selected at @sansebastianfes via @LatamFilm

61 festival san sebastian latinoNew Directors:

Spain-Chile co-production and first feature from the director Isabel Ayguavives about a young boy’s return to the country of his birth, Chile, after a long absence. The house in the country where he lived with his family is up for sale and they all gather to bid the place farewell. Their visit to the “magnetic tree”, a local curiosity with strange properties, will awaken almost forgotten feelings and affections in the boy.
The second film from Aarón Fernández is a Spain-Mexico-France co-production already screened as part of Films in Progress at the 60th edition of the Festival. On the desolate coast of Veracruz, young Sebastián, 17, has to run his uncle’s motel single-handed, renting rooms by the hour. That’s how he meets Miranda, a regular customer who goes there to wait for a lover who often arrives late, sparking a fleeting game of seduction between the two. (more…)

26/07/2013 at 3:27 pm 1 comment


2013 toronto film festivalPiers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, unveiled the first round of titles (16 Galas and 55 Special Presentations) set to premiere at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival® including 40 world premieres.
The 38th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 5  to 15, 2013.

American Dreams in China Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Hong Kong/China North American Premiere
The Art of the Steal Jonathan Sobol, Canada World Premiere (more…)

26/07/2013 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

More NEWS from #cannes la @semainecannes selects Brazilian Short Film “Pátio” by Ali Muritiba @ALYMURITIBA

Patio" by Ali Aly MuritibaThe 52e Semaine de la Critique 2013 has announced the short films that will compete for the Discovery Award which will be awarded to one of the short films in Competition by the Jury.
Just one film will run in this category representing the Latin American Cinema with the Brazilian Short Film “Pátio” by Aly Muritiba. (more…)

22/04/2013 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

Latest NEWS from #cannes la @semainecannes selects Argentine Film Los Dueños by Agustin Toscano & Ezequiel Radusky

Los Dueños Agustin Toscano by Ezequiel RaduskyThe 52e Semaine de la Critique 2013 has announced the films that will compete for the Nespresso Grand Prize awarded to one of the seven feature films in Competition by the Jury.
Just one film will run in this category representing the Latin American Cinema with the Argentine Film Los Dueños by Agustin Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky. (more…)

22/04/2013 at 3:59 pm Leave a comment

Film Review: “Cerro Bayo” by María Soledad Montañez, the film will be showing at the ‏@ARGFilmFest next week

cerro bayo film posterLatam Film reviewer María Soledad Montañez writes about this Argentine Film that will be showing at The London Argentine Film Festival from next week.For tickets and full program find link below.

Cerro Bayo (Victoria Galardi, Argentina, 2010)

By María Soledad Montañez

From Carlos Sorín’s Minimal Stories and Bombon, the Dog to Pablo Trapero’s Born and Bred, or the more confusingly titled, Liverpool directed by Lisandro Alonso, the photogenic region of Patagonia has been widely portrayed in recent Argentinean film productions. Victoria Galardi follows the trend by setting a family drama that intertwines emotional and economic instability in her native town in Villa La Angostura. (more…)

10/04/2013 at 7:11 pm Leave a comment

Polvo by Julio Hernández Cordón ‏@melindrosafilms triumphs in Toulouse @cinelatinofest Latin American Cinema France

Polvo by Julio Hernández CordónThe 25th Cinélatino Festival in Toulouse  ended with the victory of Polvo by Julio Hernández Cordón (photo), coproduced with Guatemala and Chile by the Spanish company Tic Tac producciones. A Special Mention went to Las lágrimas, the first feature film by Mexican director Pablo Delgado Sánchez. (more…)

27/03/2013 at 4:50 pm Leave a comment

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