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Fernando Solanas will receive a 2012 Ischia Legend Award

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Retrospective of Solanas’ Work To Be Presented as Part of Festival’s Salute To Argentina Famed Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician Fernando Solanas will receive a “2012 Ischia Legend Award” in recognition of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the cinema of Argentina during the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held from July 8th to 15th on the isle which is located off the coast of Naples. The announcement was made here today by actor ...

19 films compete for the Havana Film Festival New York

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The 13th annual Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) runs April 12-20 with more than 40 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the U.S. including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and the U.S will be in the festival's five venues and 3 boroughs. They span a variety of genres and themes, ranging from comedy, thrillers, action, drama and docume...

Havana Film Festival New york highlights

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  13th HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK (HFFNY) takes place April 12-20, with special events April 20th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and April 20-22 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. HFFNY features more than 50 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the U.S. including Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, Venezuela and the U.S. They span a variety ...

London Latin American Film Festival

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Welcome to the 21st London Latin American Film Festival 2011 . At 21 years old this year, we are coming of age at last! This year’s LLAFF celebrates 25 years of Havana International TV and Film School , presenting the highlights from the past quarter century of one of the most influential of Cuban cultural institutions, alongside the best of this year’s films, which reflect the changing priorities of Cuba’s young filmmakers.With 2011 being the United Nations International Year of People o...

12th New York Intl Latino Film Festival Closing Night World Premiere of OUR LATIN THING Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves – September 24, 2011 The 12th New York International Latino Film Festival 2011 (NYILFF11) Closing Night World Premiere of OUR LATIN THING (NUESTRA COSA), by Academy Award winning filmmaker Leon Gast commenced Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the AMC Empire Cinema. Presented by American Airlines, sponsored by Heineken, the 40th anniversary remastered edition of FANIA All-Stars musical documentary OUR LATIN THING (NUESTRA COSA) is now available on DVD. Prior to screening, one luc...

The 3rd Annual Hola Mexico Film Festival goes live

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The 3rd Annual Hola Mexico Film Festival will be taking place on May 19 – 25, 2011 at a new venue, The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood, Which over the course of the festival will be transformed into Temple of Mexican cinema. This year the festival has made great changes to give you a better experience.This 2011, Hola Mexico Film Festival is proud to present the US Premiere of the film Acorazado during opening night. A film by Alvaro Curel, Acorazado follows Silverio a Mexican taxi driver, who ...

Lula, the Son of Brazil at PSIFF

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    'Lula, the Son of Brazil' screened at the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival to a somewhat skeptical audience. But while some doubted the political subject matter, all who screened the film were pleasantly surprised by this mildly political narrative and very human story about Brazil's beloved ex-president. It isn't common knowledge that Lula grew up in poverty with a strong mother who faced unspeakable adversity to raise her child well with the drive ...

Guadalajara Film Market

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9th GUADALAJARA FILM MARKETThe 26 Guadalajara International Film Festival is pleased to announce the 9th Guadalajara Film Market that will take place on March 25-31, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.For the ninth straight year, the Guadalajara Film Market will gather outstanding film industry producers and buyers from around the world in an ideal setting for negotiations and sharing ideas. Aimed primarily for the Latin America, Spain and Portugal Market, this event has become one of the mos...

Mar del Plata celebrates 25th in 56 years.

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56 years ago Argentina welcomed the First International Cinematographic Exhibition of Cinema in Mar del Plata. Today, 24 editions later, the Festival gets ready for its Silver Edition.Since that first big step, the country and the world have witnessed the change and growth ofthe cinematographic universe. New trends, new narratives, new authors have gone through the Festival and have left their trace and built history.The first Festival was held from 8 to 14 March, 1954. It was not a competitive ...

2010 New York International Latino Film Festival Awards Videos

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By Maria Esteves - August 27, 2010 The 11th New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) Awards presented by HBO honoring the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent in 2010 was held at the SVA Theatre, Sunday, August 1, 7:00 PM. This year's film festival included over 100 films (domestic, documentaries, international, cinedulce, shorts), panel discussions, special presentations, workshops, free outdoor screenings, VIP receptions, and gala parties. The award announ...

The Havana Film Festival New York Awards

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  Memories of Overdevelopment / Memorias del Desarrollo by Miguel Coyula (U.S-Cuba) won the Havana Star Prize for Best Picture as voted by the jury members: Louis Perego Moreno, Michael Hausman, and Sandy Lieberson. The Havana Star for Best director went to Rafi Mercado for his film Miente / Lie (Puerto Rico); the Best Screenplay prize went to Ray Figueroa for La Bodega / The Warehouse (Guatemala) and the Special Jury Mention went to Huacho (Chile) directed by Alejandro Fernandez. The Closi...

Havana Film Festival New York Ready to Rumble

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Jointly presented with Havana, Cuba's International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, the Havana Film Festival New York is close, but no cigar. Subways and skyscrapers just can't match that fallen Habanero elegance as a habitat for Latino cinema. But if Cuba isn't on your itinerary and Manhattan is, you could do worse than to savor a week of Big Apple screenings from and about Latin America and the Caribbean, and about Latinos in the U.S. Opening Night w...

From Cuba to Gotham: Havana FF Comes To New York

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  The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) launches its second decade, April 16-23, with a program of award-winning films, panel discussions, and Q&A sessions with noted international filmmakers, actors and producers. Over 40 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinos in the U.S. will be screened. A variety of genres and themes from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru...

Zurich focuses on Argentina

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It was announced today that the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) has chosen Argentina as the country of focus for its popular New World View series at this year’s Festival. The announcement was made today by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht.Highlighting different countries every year, ZFF’s New World View series presents films from a country whose current filmmaking stands out in global comparison, opens new perspectives and broadens the cinematic horizon. From September 26 to Oct...

The Chicago Latino Film Festival celebrates its first quarter-century

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The Chicago Latino Film Festival celebrates its first quarter-century with over 100 feature and short films in an array of genres-fiction, documentary, animation, drama and comedy. The Festival runs April 17-29 and is considered the oldest and most comprehensive Latino film festival in the country.  The film selections continue to reflect the great diversity of the Latino culture from the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain. "I truly believe the Festiva...

Festival Celebrates Miami's Music Masters

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Saturday, March 7--------Miami is, among other things, a city of music. And two of the biggest musical giants who have left an indelible mark on the city’s musical legacy will be feted in separate documentaries premiering at the Miami International Film Festival. The films, intimate portraits of singer Celia Cruz and bassist and composer Israel "Cachao" Lopez, bring a new and welcome dimension to the two Cuban musical icons who have put the Miami sound on the world music map. In ...

1st Latino American Poetic Short Film Festival

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    There are 2 days left to catch The 1st Latino American Poetic Short Film Festival 2008 NYC at NUYORICAN POETS CAFÉ located at 236 E. 3rd St. NYC Tuesday 7:30PM September 30th & Tuesday 7:30PM October 7th Admission is $10 at the door. For more information visit http://www.lapsff.com/   Click links for review and article on the 1st Latino American Poetic Short Film Festival. ...

Samba Sizzle: New Brazilian Cinema At MoMA

Monday, July 28-------As the summer sizzles in New York City, the sound of samba cannot be too far behind. A revival of an old tradition----dancing to live music under the stars----has swept New York in the last few seasons, with many venues and styles of music for budding Fred Astaires. A favorite for summertime heat is samba, the music of Brazil. This summer, the sizzle is not only on the street, but up on the big screen.Since last week, the Museum of Modern Art has been presenting Premiere ...

8th New York International Latino Film Festival Closing Night Special Preview Film “EL CANTANTE” Red Carpet Photos

By Maria Esteves - August 12, 2007 The 8th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2007 closing night special preview film EL CANTANTE (The Singer), directed by Leon Ichaso was held at the Directors Guild Theater, Saturday, July 28, 7:00 PM. NYILFF07 Closing Night Special Preview Gala red carpet arrivals included cast of actors, artists, directors, producers, and celebrity guests.NYILFF07 director Leon Ichaso, EL CANTANTE.  NYILFF07 music composer Andres Levin EL CAN...

8th NYILFF Closing Night Special Premiere of “EL CANTANTE”

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By Maria Esteves - July 25, 2007 The Eighth Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2007 Closing Night Special Premiere sold out film EL CANTANTE  (The Singer), directed by Leon Ichaso was held at the Director's Guild Theater, on Saturday, July 28, 7:00 p.m. EL CANTANTE opens in theaters on Friday, August 3, 2007.El cantante is a passionate and riveting film based on the life story of legendary Salsa music singer Héctor Lavoe (Perez). The film is an Oscar nominee caliber n...

The first Sundance awards were announced

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The first Sundance awards were announced today, beginning a process that will culminate with the announcement of the major awards in the US Independent and World Cinema categories on Saturday evening. The Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Awards were created in 1996 to honor visionary film directors from four global regions (Europe, Latin America, the United States and Japan) in realizing their next projects. The prizes are a collaboration between the Sundance Institute and NHK, the Japan Br...

6th Discovering Latin America Film Festival set to open

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London’s leading Latin American film festival will open its door to the public for the 6th time in 2007, featuring internationally acclaimed films, documentaries, and directors to celebrate ethnic diversity and help projects to tackle poverty in Latin America. The Festival will take place between 22nd November and 2nd December, in four of London’s main venues, Odeon Covent Garden, Odeon Panton Street, Ritzy and Tate Modern. The public will have the opportunity to see recent productions, some...

Discovering Latin America Film Festival in London

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6th Discovering Latin America Film Festival22 Nov – 2 Dec 2007London’s leading Latin American film festival will open its door to the public for the 6th time in 2007, featuring internationally acclaimed films, documentaries, and directors to celebrate ethnic diversity and help projects to tackle poverty in Latin America. The Festival will take place between 22nd November and 2nd December, in four of London’s main venues, Odeon Covent Garden, Odeon Panton Street, Ritzy and Tate Modern. The ...

Cine Las Americas Festival to honour Lúcia Murat

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The 10th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is honored to welcome Brazilian filmmaker Lúcia Murat, who will present the Austin premiere of her two most recent films: QUASE DOIS IRMAOS (Almost Brothers) and OLHAR ESTRANGEIRO (The Foreign Eye).Born in Rio de Janeiro, Lúcia Murat became politically active in the late 1960s. In 1971 she was jailed in connection with her participation in the guerrilla movement that opposed Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985.) Her experience dur...

23rd Chicago Latino Film Festival

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The 23rd edition of the Chicago Latino Film Festival will take place April 13- 25, 2007. The Festival showcases approximately 100 feature, short films and videos that reflect Latino culture in Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States. Films from other countries will be considered if the director is of Ibero-American descent, or the subject matter is related to Latino culture. The Festival screens short and full feature films from all genres and forms of filmmaking including narrati...
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