×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Rum’ tops Carib Fest

Latam helmers to attend 5th annual event

BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla.

The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest.

Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles Mejia (Dominican Republic), Solveig Hoogesteijn (Venezuela), Arturo Soto (Cuba), Cristian Lara (Guadeloupe) and Escobedo (U.S.) are expected to attend.

Colombia’s Ministry of Culture is one of the main sponsors of the event.

More Film

  • 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Box Office: Sequel

    'Fantastic Beasts 2' to Cast a Spell With $63 Million Launch

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • Bellingcat

    IDFA Film Review: 'Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World'

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • Speed Kills

    Film Review: 'Speed Kills'

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • Oscars Oscar Academy Awards Placeholder

    Academy Cancels Red Carpet Interviews at Governors Awards Due to Wildfires

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • Diego Luna Inclusion

    6 Takeaways From Variety’s 2018 Inclusion Summit

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • MLB Doping Scandal Documentary 'Screwball' Set

    Film News Roundup: MLB Doping Scandal Documentary 'Screwball' Set for Spring Release

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' Heading to $75 Million Opening

    BOGOTA — Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla. The showcase is Colombia’s second most important after the Cartagena fest. Topping the bill is Maria Escobedo’s Cuban-American themed “Rum and Coke.” Directors such as Pericles […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content