CIE may be as yet-unknown to U.S. auds but Alejandro Soberon is betting it won't be that way for long.
BASTARDOS EN EL PARAISO (Bastards in Paradise) Director: Luis Vera Release: Opened March 15 A portrait of contemporary Sweden, film follows a diverse group of youth facing anti-immigrant sentiment in…
Peru's Luis Llosa may have directed Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Lopez in Hollywood action films, but he still stays close to home.
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…
Local filmmakers raised their eyebrows when CIE teamed with the venture capital arm of financial conglom Inbursa (owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim) to form Estudio Mexico Films in January…
The next major project from Cuban helmer Fernando Perez is a true labor of love. Writer Anna Assenza had been searching fruitlessly for a director in her native Italy to adapt her autobiographical…
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…
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…