Films are exploding out of South America, where production has doubled in Argentina and quadrupled in Chile. Brazil estimates 50 local releases this year, up from 30 in 2003. The question is: Can any…
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Mexican businessman Jorge Vergara, co-producer of Alfonso Cuaron's "Y tu mama tambien" and Guillermo del Toro's "The Devil's Backbone," is ramping up a slate of television projects aimed at the U.S…
The 20th Chicago Latino Film Festival kicks off April 16 with Miramax domestic pickup "Valentin," a bittersweet coming-of-age story from Argentina.
Festival favorite "Duck Season" (Temporada de patos) by Fernando Eimbcke took home seven Mayahuel awards Thursday and a booty amounting to $70,000 in a record-breaking sweep of the 19th Guadalajara…
Alfonso and Carlos Cuaron, the Mexican brothers whose last collaboration, "Y tu mama tambien," was an international hit, are ramping up a slate of projects to direct under the Anhelo banner that…
Twentieth Century Fox Mexico reaped millions from "The Passion of the Christ's" boffo opening weekend of $4.9 million, but it's not happy about having to stump up the one-peso-per-ticket tax that…
Recent political scandals in Mexico have prompted indie distrib Gussi Films to target a risky summer release for the first Mexican-U.K. co-production, "Conejo en la luna."
Expect more American accents this year at Venice. Marco Muller, the film fest's new artistic director, has signaled his desire for a strong U.S. showing at the upcoming 61st edition.
New arthouse cinemas are rising at an historical monument in Puerto Rico.
Passions are running high for Mel Gibson's religious drama in predominantly Catholic Latin America.
In a bid to foster a greater exchange of local pics within South America, the film institute heads of Mercosur member countries Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Bolivia will convene…