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Biutiful, An Essay On Privacy - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

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                                         Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is in unknown territory this year. The director presented his in-competition film, Biutiful, Monday at the Cannes Film Festival (Grand Theatre Lumiere 8:30 AM, 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM). This is Inarritu's first film without his usual screen writer, Guillermo...

Cannes Day 6

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Official Selection Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu 8.30 15.00 19.00 Outrage by Takeshi Kitano 12.00 22.30   Un Certain Regard Socialisme de Jean-Luc Godard 11.15 16.30 Carancho de Pablo Trapero 14.00 22.00 Synopsis: In Argentina, more than eight thousand people die every year in road accidents at a daily average of twenty-two. More than a hundred and twenty thousand are injured. Only...

FilmSharks Intl signs deal in Cannes

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FilmSharks Intl., a leading sales company in Latin America, has picked up worldwide sales rights for the catalogs of Mexico’s Alta Vista Films and Argentina’s Patagonik Film Group, two of the regions ‘s biggest producers. Deals includes all rights for more than 40 titles including AltaVista’s “Amores perros” and “Nicotina” and Disney-backed Patagonik’s “The Son of the Bride” and “Nine Queens”. Guido Rud, who runs FilmSharks out of Buenos Aires, said he will focus sal...

Mexican Revolution Films of the 70s at Cine Las Americas

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Cine Las Americas and the Harry Ransom Center Present:Mexican Revolution Films of the 70s, May 6 - May 27, 2010 Cine Las Americas is pleased to announce the series "Mexican Revolution Films of 70s," co-presented with the Harry Ransom Center. This series will run from May 6 to May 27, as part of the year-round celebrations of the Bicentennial of the Mexican Independence and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution. "Mexican Revolution Films of 70s" includes four feature films directed by some of...

Guadalajara Film Festival Notches 25 Years

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Love, betrayal, death, machismo - as neatly as these themes suit mariachi music, they flatter Latino cinema even more. Happily, there's room for both in Guadalajara, the birthplace of mariachi music, of the tequila that often fuels it and of Mexico's ultimate cinema showcase.   Scene from Rodrigo Garcia's Mother and Child.     For its 25th milepost, the Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara returns March 12 - 19, 2010 with a tally of 250 films. The venerable Festiv...

The impossible fact

Director: Sven Heinrich.
Rafael talks on the phone with a friend about an upcoming gig, while Elena is in a hurry to get to a business meeting, calling her boss with excuses for being late. The distraction of both leads to an unexpected and unintentional encounter between Elena and Rafael...

Hola Mexico Film Festival 2009 highlights

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Hola Mexico Film Festival 2009 Film List• 9 contemporary feature films• 2 Documentaries• 2 Sexy/Comedias• 2 Family Films• 9 short films presented by IMCINE• 5 JULIO BRACHO films A TRIBUTE TO MEXICOOPENING NIGHT FILM:SIN NOMBREDIR. CARY FUKUNAGA (MEXICO/USA 2009, 96MIN, 35MM)SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLESCAST: EDGAR FLORES, DIANA GARCIA, PAULINA GAITAN AND TENOCH HUERTAMaking its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, Sin Nombre is an epic dramatic thriller from award-winn...

Interview with Carlos Cuaron, Film Director "Rudo y Cursi"

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Carlos Cuaron: WRITER AND DIRECTOR of "Rudo y Cursi, and WRITER of "Y tu mama tambien""In the poorest places are where you will find your diamond in the rough.  The moment of truth comes for everyone."SA:  How does it feel to be part of the Mexican New Wave Cinema?CC:  "Am I?  Oh, okay.  Well, it's cool.  You know it's cool to be that.   I don't know, I'm just a filmmaker, you know I  just make films. I did't know I was part of that."SA: "Rudo y Cu...

Interview with Carlos Cuaron

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Carlos Cuaron: WRITER AND DIRECTOR of "Rudo y Cursi, and WRITER of "Y tu mama tambien""In the poorest places are where you will find your diamond in the rough. The moment of truth comes for everyone."SA: How does it feel to be part of the Mexican New Wave Cinema?CC: "Am I? Oh, okay. Well, it's cool. You know it's cool to be that. I don't know, I'm just a filmmaker, you know I just make films. I did't know I was part of that."SA: "Rudo y Cursi" is the first film from "Cha Cha Cha". Cha C...

San Francisco Fest:: Eimbcke, a New Mexican Talent To Watch

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With all the headlines emerging from Mexico about drug cartels and gang wars, the zeitgeist culture of America's neighbor to the south is undeniably dramatic and more than a bit terrifying. Out of this cultural conflict often emerges great art and artists, and Mexico has been for the past decade a prime resource of exceptional film talent. Add to the list that includes Del Toro, Cuaron and Innaritu, the name of writer/director Fernando Eimbcke, whose film LAKE TAHOE is premiering at the San Fran...

A New Mexican Talent To Watch

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  With all the headlines emerging from Mexico about drug cartels and gang wars, the zeitgeist culture of America's neighbor to the south is undeniably dramatic and more than a bit terrifying. Out of this cultural conflict often emerges great art and artists, and Mexico has been for the past decade a prime resource of exceptional film talent. Add to the list that includes Del Toro, Cuaron and Innaritu, the name of writer/director Fernando Eimbcke, whose film LAKE TAHOE is premiering at t...

Interview with Cinematographer, Rodrigo Prieto

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Sharon Abella:You have quite an extensive resume having worked as a Director of Photography on many amazing films including "Amores Perros", "Frida', "25th Hour", "21 Grams", "Alexander", "Brokeback Mountain", "Babel", "Se, jie"/"Lust, Caution", “Broken Embraces” and "Biutiful", nearing completion in Barcelona.Rodrigo Prieto 1. As a DP you work closely with the Director and the Production Designer to achieve the cinematic look of the film. Tell us about how you decide which type of film s...

"Tribeca Film Festival 2009" April 22 - May 3

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"Tribeca Film Festival/ April 22 to May 3, 2009"Although there is a significant decrease in films being shown this year as opposed to last, the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival kicks off with a salubrious New York flair with Woody Allen's, "Whatever Works", starring Larry David, on Wed April 22, 2009, and Spike Lee's Sports Documentary, "Kobe Doin' Work", on Saturday, April 25th!!! Other popular stars and directors appearing at the festival include the following: Gael G...

Interview with Film Producer, Jon Kilik

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Sharon Abella met with Jon Kilik, producer of Babel...Q- As a film producer you have worked on a myriad of projects working most closely with famous Directors, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, and Julian Schnabel. Tell us how you met and what it is/was like working with each one.A- "I met Spike Lee through a mutual friend in 1988. He had just made one film, "She's Gotta Have It". He was looking for a producer to work with on a new script. The project was "Do The Right Thing...

International Short Film Festival Berlin Focus on Mexico

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The 24th International Short Film Festival Berlin mounts a cinematic expedition to the tradition rich film scenes of Mexico and the autonomous Basque Region. The programme features award winning cortos by up and coming young filmmakers, world renowned directors and actors as well as a selection of the best Basque short film productions from the past ten years.No fewer than five programmes are dedicated to Mexico’s outstanding short film output: Directors such as Guillermo Del Toro and Alejandr...

Hola Mexico Film Festival opens with Calling an Angel

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The 2008 Hola Mexico Film Festival (HMFF) inaugural, presented by the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), Opening Night USA Premiere of LLAMANDO UN ANGEL (Calling an Angel), directed by Pancho Rodriguez, Hector Rodriguez, and Rodolfo Guzman was held at the QUAD Cinema, New York, Wednesday, July 23, 7:30 PM. HMFF Opening Night Fiesta after party commenced at the Gallery Bar, 9:30 PM. LLAMANDO UN ANGEL (Calling an Angel) is a dark comedy film based on an unhappily married fashion ...

2008 Hola Mexico Film Festival Inaugural USA Premiere “LLAMANDO UN ANGEL” (Calling an Angel)

By Maria Esteves - July 26, 2008 The 2008 Hola Mexico Film Festival (HMFF) inaugural, presented by the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), Opening Night USA Premiere of LLAMANDO UN ANGEL (Calling an Angel), directed by Pancho Rodriguez, Hector Rodriguez, and Rodolfo Guzman was held at the QUAD Cinema, New York, Wednesday, July 23, 7:30 PM. HMFF Opening Night Fiesta after party commenced at the Gallery Bar, 9:30 PM. LLAMANDO UN ANGEL (Calling an Angel) is a dark comedy fil...

FIPRESCI presents its "Revelation of the Year" Cannes 2008: "Lake Tahoe"

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Every year, FIPRESCI presents its "Revelation of the Year" at a special screening during the International Critics' Week in Cannes. One film is chosen out of the first or second films awarded by the Federation during the previous year, in the belief that it deserves the chance to be seen by the Cannes audience, and that the Cannes audience deserves the chance to see it.This year's Revelation is Mexican filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke's second feature Lake Tahoe, awarded at the Berlinale, wh...

Arturo Ripstein a Legendary Mexican Director in Karlovy Vary

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"la virgen de la lujuria"“I’m interested in the dark sides of the human psyche,” says director ARTURO RIPSTEIN, whose work will be the subject of a retrospective at the 43rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The son of a successful Mexican producer, Arturo Ripstein (born Dec. 13, 1943, in Mexico City) grew up among the cables and floodlights of film sets and was sure about what he wanted to do from his childhood. His teacher and mentor was Luis Buñuel, whom he assisted i...

Arturo Ripstein a Legendary Mexican Director in Karlovy Vary

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“I’m interested in the dark sides of the human psyche,” says director ARTURO RIPSTEIN, whose work will be the subject of a retrospective at the 43rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The son of a successful Mexican producer, Arturo Ripstein (born Dec. 13, 1943, in Mexico City) grew up among the cables and floodlights of film sets and was sure about what he wanted to do from his childhood. His teacher and mentor was Luis Buñuel, whom he assisted in the filming of El angel extermina...

Cine Gay showcase at San Diego Latino Film Festival

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What started as a student exhibition- A Student Film Festival (Cine Estudiantil), has grown to become the internationally celebrated San Diego Latino Film Festival in its 15th anniversary edition, from March 6-16, 2008 at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas at Hazard Center, presented this year by State Farm Insurance. Once again, the upcoming film festival will celebrate the diverse world of Latino Cinema and spotlight the best in Cine Gay. Media Arts Center San Diego’s 15th Anniversary San Dieg...

Red Hot: Mexican Films In Miami

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This year, the Miami International Film Festival is putting a special spotlight on new Mexican films. Not only is this industry’s cinema among the most influential in the world right now, but this year’s MIFF ABROAD program, sponsored by American Airlines, will bring a group of US film industry professionals to network with their Mexican colleagues in August of this year. MIFF ABROAD is an industry exchange program linking film professionals from around the world with Latin America, hosting...

Red Hot: Mexican Films In Miami

 Tuesday, March 4-------This year, the Miami International Film Festival is putting a special spotlight on new Mexican films. Not only is this industry’s cinema among the most influential in the world right now, but this year’s MIFF ABROAD program, sponsored by American Airlines, will bring a group of US film industry professionals to network with their Mexican colleagues in August of this year.  MIFF ABROAD is an industry exchange program linking film professionals from around the world w...

MIFF Opening Night Film: LA MISMA LUNA

 Thursday, February 28--------Tonight, the 25th edition of the Miami International Film Festival opens with the premiere of LA MISMA LUNA, a Mexican/US co-production directed by Patricia Riggen. The film began its life at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it was an instant sensation. A debut feature at the Sundance Film Festival is not, in itself, a major event. However, the excitement that percolated after the World Premiere screening of LA MISMA LUNA at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival w...

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