In Latin America, the combination of muscular government funding, the boom in pay TV households and ironically, lack of stars, is pushing regional filmmakers to try more genres and create original…
The Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival -- Bafici -- marks South America's biggest indie arthouse movie meet, and a springboard for new Argentine film talent. The 2014 edition, which runs…
Ettore Scola's affectionate tribute to Federico Fellini is a magical trip through history and memory, recounting the decades shared by these two deities of cinema.
In a year when two young Latin American genre talents -- Argentinean Andy Muschietti with "Mama" and Fede Alvarez of Uruguay with "Evil Dead" -- have already topped U.S. box office charts with their…
LONDON — The Venice Film Fest is to fete Italo helmer-scripter Ettore Scola with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker prize, which recognizes innovators in moviemaking. The prize will be given…
LOCARNO — Marking its 20th anni, October's Valdivia Festival, Chile's most important film event and a launch-pad for a now dazzling new generation of Chilean directors, will throw a spotlight on…
Andrew Dosunmu's "Mother of George," Neto Villalobos' "All About the Feathers" and Jim Taihuttu's "Wolf" are among 16 titles in this year's San Sebastian's Kutxa-New Directors section, one of the…
MADRID — Santiago Palavecino, one of the leading young lights of Argentina's building auteur genre scene, is prepping romantic psychological thriller "Hijo unico" (Only Child), his follow-up to "Some…
Pushing a growing export asset for the region, Ventana Sur, Latin America's biggest film market, will add a genre pic mart, Blood Window, to its 5th edition, which unspools in Buenos Aires Dec.3-6.
Already a world leader in finished films, Cannes is entering the unfinished film business.