Benicio del Toro is among seven helmers attached to direct a segment for "7 Days in Havana," an omnibus feature capturing contempo Cuba.
The 2nd Ventana Sur market, which wrapped Monday, was a bracing testament to the growing empowerment of the Latin American film industry.
Distrib Music Box has taken all U.S. rights to Gallic director Rene Feret's "Nannerl, Mozart's Sister" at the Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires.
L.A.-based sales, production and distribution company FiGa Films has acquired world rights to "Sobre Ruinas" (Resurgence).
In a welcome boost for sales agents and buyers, Brazilian film agency Cinema do Brasil is renewing for a third year its foreign distributors' prints and advertising fund.
Two burgeoning Latin American production forces, Bossa Nova Films and Montevideo's Salado Media will team to produce relationship drama "Primavera" (Spring).
Brazil and Argentina have created a co-production fund, marking a new phase in film relations between South America's two movie giants.
Philippe Tasca's Rendez-Vous Pics. Intl. has acquired world sales rights outside Latin America to Argentinean Marco Berger's "Absent."
Cordoba, Argentina's second city, is living a film and TV revolution.
Films take top honors at Latin America's premiere docu event
Jacques Bidou's Paris-based JBA Production is reteaming with Argentine helmer Pablo Aguero for "Evita," with Aguero writing and directing.