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Pedro Almodóvar’s “La Piel Que Habito”

Pedro Almodóvar is back at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, this time with the premiere of La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I live In), an added science-fiction thriller twist, intertwined with Almodóvar’s thematic companions of sexuality, identity, betrayal, anxiety; comprising a melodramatic hybrid that only Almodóvar can convincingly pull off.   Based on the novel “Mygale” by… Continue Reading

Lucrecia Martel

This week, the Latino Film Fund Blog brings you an interesting side-step into the current world of Latino film from Argentina, and most specifically, the work of film director Lucrecia Martel.   Article author Pia Ilonka Schenk Jensen is Festival Producer for the Northern European Film Festival “Films from the South”. The festival takes place… Continue Reading

LéaLA Book Fair

The Latino Film Fund’s main goal is to expand Latino representation in entertainment through increasing the production of quality Latino-themed film and television content, specifically that which presents unique and cliché-breaking Latino stories. Filmmakers of Latino-themed films are on a continuous journey of discovery, eagerly searching for the story that grasps them to the core… Continue Reading


There seems to be some confusion between kissing ass and effectively networking. The de facto definition of kissing ass is loitering about high profile social scenes and greedily acquiring an array of business cards. This results in the following: a successful acquisition of a bunch of business cards. These can of course serve several purposes;… Continue Reading