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…
Anna Marie de la Fuente
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…
U.S. producers will lense thriller "Genesis Code" in Brazil as part of a pioneering plan to produce U.S. pics in the country on a regular basis.
Miami-based sales company and distrib Venevision Intl. plans to launch DVD versions of its popular telenovelas in the U.S.
The 19th Guadalajara Mexican & Iberoamerican Showcase unveiled a strong lineup of features and shorts in official competition Tuesday.
Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru" took home the picture and ensemble acting prizes at Colombia's 44th Cartagena Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Friday.
Miravista, Disney's Latin American production label, has boarded the next Diego Luna pic, "Solo Dios sabe" (What God Knows), a $3 million Mexican-Brazilian co-production from U.S.-based Mexican…