VIVIR MATA (Life Kills) Pic began shooting on the streets of Mexico in late February. Helmed by Nicolas Echeverria, pic is jointly produced by indie outfits Titan and Argos, the same team that came…
Markets & Festivals
Latin music and Internet were buzzwords of the late '90s, and combining the two naturally emerged as a hot idea as the decade ended. But like their counterparts at U.S.-based Web sites, many…
Brazil's film biz has bounced back and is staking its claim anew. Last year, 24 Brazilian pics were released, grossing $17.4 million, compared with 25 pics, $11.9 million, in 1999.
For the second year running, a Chilean film set new attendance for a locally produced pic. Nearly 1 million Chileans went to see this year's draw, "Chacotero Sentimental."
AMORES POSSIVEIS (Possible Loves) Director: Sandra Werneck (“Little Book of Love”) Producer: Cineluz Stars: Murilo Benicio (“Woman on Top”) and Carolina Ferraz Release: Opens on March 30 Distrib…
CIE may be as yet-unknown to U.S. auds but Alejandro Soberon is betting it won't be that way for long.
These are trying times for pay TV programmers in Latin America. The most heavily cabled market, Argentina, is struggling with an-ongoing recession while overall pay TV penetration in the region…
Swedish director Reza Parsa won the $4,000 grand prize for valuable achievement at the 18th Intl. Children's and Young People's Film Festival at Malmo, which wrapped Sunday.
Legendary French film monthly magazine Les Cahiers du Cinema is preparing celebrations to mark its 50th birthday in April.
David Kane's "Born Romantic," Kristian Levring's "The King Is Alive" and Gregory Mosher's "The Prime Gig" have been selected as centerpiece premieres in the sixth annual Los Angeles Film Festival…
Australian director Baz Luhrmann's 20th Century Fox-backed "Moulin Rouge" will open the 54th annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival in competition, organizers said Tuesday. The Nicole Kidman/Ewan McGregor…