U.S.-based helmer Ramona Diaz's "Imelda," the controversial documentary about the Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos, is racing past local features at the box office in its home country.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
First, Hollywood faced runaway shoots. Now it faces another problem: runaway directors. And it seems to be a peculiarly Latino phenomenon of late.
Canadian shingle Atopia is launching North American theatrical distribution operations. Its first release will be "A Silent Love," the feature debut of Montreal-based Argentine helmer Federico…
Elia Schneider's "Punto y raya" of Venezuela grabbed the best picture award at the eighth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
After appeals from Edward James Olmos to sit down "or the fire marshals won't let us start the movie," the U.S. premiere of Mexican hit "Ladies Night" began unspooling -- an hour late -- Friday to…
It had to happen. The novelty of reality TV has worn off in Latin America so broadcasters are looking for fresh ways to milk tried-and-true shows like "Big Brother" or are coming up with their own…
What's in a name? Unitel, distributor of docu "Imelda," about the Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos, is in a quandary. On Monday, hours before the Manila Supreme Court ruled that Unitel…
Nearly 100 reps of minority group organizations led by the National Latino Media Council gathered at a town hall meeting Tuesday night to formulate a strategy against the People Meter, Nielsen Media…
The eighth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival opens July 16 with Gabriella Tagliavini's romantic comedy "Ladies' Night," the Mexican blockbuster produced by Disney Latino label Miravista.
In smaller Brazilian cities, a moviegoer could go miles before finding a cinema. In Mexico City, on the other hand, a movie fan might find dozens of screens packed into the same neighborhood.