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.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
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.
The Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos on Thursday won the first round in her attempt to ban a controversial documentary about her in her homeland.
Fernando Eimbcke's award-winning "Temporada de patos" (Duck Season) has finally secured Mexican distribution after its debut at the Guadalajara Iberoamerican Film Festival in March.
Chile-based Latin American distributor PWI has launched a film production company in Los Angeles.
Brazil's Bruno and Fabio Barreto will helm pics under the veteran label LC Barreto, run by their parents, Luiz Carlos and Lucy Barreto.
"Pele Eterno," the first co-production backed by UIP and Universal Home Video in Brazil, will hit local cinemas June 25.
Spain's Wanda Films has boarded Adrian Caetano's next pic, "Caudillo." Producer Oscar Kramer of Argentina's OK Films also said he is in talks with two French companies that are interested in…
Mexico's "Duck Season" (Temporada de patos) has sold to a slew of territories since its Cannes Critics Week debut on May 14.
French international sales company F for Film has sold Argentine drama "Los Muertos" to Portugal's Atalanta and France's ID Distribution. Sales are pending with Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.
New Brazilian shingle Luz & Imaginacao has teamed up with Walter Salles' VideoFilmes to co-produce thriller "The Yellow Line" and period drama "Cinemeiro," both in pre-production.