SAN SEBASTIAN — The state of Latin America's film industry is not what it was. No, señor: Compared to even just a decade back, most ways you take it, it's now much better. From Monday thru Wednesday…
SAN SEBASTIAN - It's not just the scrambled prawn or foie tapas - try Paco Bueno and Sport, respectively - or Borda Berri's bespoke pinchos and Tzepetxa's marinated anchovies with sauce. No. Even…
A new rule allowing more experienced directors into competition has cinephiles buzzing ahead of the 11th Morelia Intl. Film Festival, running Oct. 18-27.
LOCARNO - The stars are aligning for Abel Ferrara's "Pasolini," the U.S. director's chronicle of the last day in the life of Italian Pier Paolo Pasolini, still one of the towering figures of…
Funny Balloons has clinched a slew of territories on Berlin competition favorite "Gloria." Roadside Attractions announced late Monday it had acquired U.S. rights to Chilean Sebastian Lelio's dramedy…
In a milestone move for Latin American film production, Jeff Skoll's Participant Media is partnering with three of the region top-flight players -- Mexico's Canana Films, Colombia's Dynamo and…
Mexican director Fernando Eimbcke ("Duck Season," "Lake Tahoe"), producer Christian Valdelievre and sales agent Funny Balloons are re-teaming on "Club Sandwich."
Peter Danner's Funny Balloons has begun to roll out sales on helmer Sebastian Lelio's Berlin Competition player "Gloria."
After "Tony Manero" and "Post Mortem," his devastating portraits of the Pinochet regime, Chilean helmer Pablo Larrain satisfyingly completes the trilogy with an affirmative victory for democracy in…
Spanish helmer Montxo Armendariz's "Don't Be Afraid," which garnered glowing reviews in Spain, is hitting international markets via Paris-based sales company Funny Balloons.