Ecuador is experiencing a mini production boom, churning out four to five pics a year compared with one every two years before 2007, and one every four years before 1999. Local hits such as Sebastian…
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Americas Film Conservancy (AFC), a Los Angeles-based foundation, has teamed with Rio de Janeiro's Latin American Training Center (LATC) to publish "Latin American Cinema Today…
SAN SEBASTIAN – "20 Feet From Stardom," "To Kill a Man" and "Such Is Life in the Tropics" looked like commercial standouts at Spain's San Sebastian Festival, which has rapidly grown in industry heft…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
SAN SEBASTIAN –- Sebastian Cordero's "Such Is Life in the Tropics," Fernando Guzzoni's "Nobody Boy" and Adrian Saba's "Donde suenan los salvajes" are among 16 projects selected for the San Sebastian…
SAN SEBASTIAN – Green-shoot or last stand? Over the last 12 months, as Spain's economy still hurts, its government has scoured the land from pillar to post for signs of recovery, start-up hothouse…
San Sebastian has made a virtue out of necessity, positioning itself, in part as "the gateway into Europe for Toronto premieres."
San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum — now in its second edition — has strengthened the fest's status as a key launchpad for Latin American arthouse film projects with crossover…
LOCARNO — A lynchpin in one of Latin America's newest pushes to fire up movie production, producer Arturo Yepez ("No Autumn, No Spring"), a partner of "Europa Report" director Sebastian Cordero in…
Sebastian Cordero's "Such Is Life in the Tropics," Luigi Forlani's "Silver Mountain" and Maximiliano Schonfeld's "The Black Frost" feature among 10 projects at the 5th Puentes Europe-Latin America…
A trifling comedy about writer's block that aims for a blend of Richard Curtis-style cheeriness and arch literary satire.
This found-footage tale of astronauts searching for signs of life near Jupiter is a reasonably plausible and impressively controlled achievement.