It's easy to see what drew filmmaker Aaron I. Naar to his eponymous subject in "Mateo," but it’s almost impossible to share his enthusiasm or even feel much sympathy for a figure who, for a good…
Colombia's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected "Mateo," the debut pic of NYU and La Femis-trained Colombian native Maria Gamboa, to represent the country in the foreign-language…
Maria Gamboa's debut feature is a straightforward social-issues drama told with passion and sincerity.
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