All Latin American premieres, Mexican Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise," Argentine Santiago Palavecino's "Some Girls" and singular docu-feature "El Alcalde" feature among a 21-title Latin Premiere…
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Talk about a fest fave. Underscoring the lure for festivals of select Latin American fest titles, Paraguayan action-thriller "7 Boxes" will notch up its 75th fest presence early October, playing at…
BOGOTA – More than anything else, the 4th Bogota Audiovisual Market underscored the rapid re-positioning of Colombia's burgeoning film industry. Late last decade, Colombian movies were a mostly local…
Though few American laws are more unforgiving than drug-related mandatory minimum sentences, “Snitch” finds a loophole big enough to drive a semi-trailer through. Designed to make empathetic citizens…
Colombia's mid-1990s drug barons get the "Scarface" treatment in "The Snitch Cartel," a snazzy, fast-paced pic that's nonetheless somewhat enslaved by the get-rich-quick and crime-doesn't-pay cliches…
As a fictional heroic narrative, writer-director Mario Rosales' pic comes across as repetitively and regrettably self-indulgent.
A complete list of the screenings set for the Cannes Film Festival
The horrific events in Mexico are proving fertile ground for black comedy, and though "Saving Private Perez" is certainly not the blackest, it may well be the funniest.
On the box office side, 2009 would suggest that Spanish films are a species in decline, with local films having dwindled to less than 10% market share.
Just one week after 15 hostages were freed by Colombian commandos, Hollywood has come knocking. Several potential projects are already taking shape.