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BAFICI 2011 – FESTIVAL Opening!

Today, Wednesday the 6th of April the 13th edition of the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film best known among the city’s festival goers as BAFICI, kicks off with the world premiere of the Argentine film Vaquero—debut film by actor and director Juan Minujín. All of you out there interested in Latino Film can… Continue Reading

Last Day: 2011 SD Latino Film Festival

The 18th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival which began March 10th – at the Ultrastar Mission Valley Cinema [7510 Hazard Center Road - (619) 574 8684] ENDS TODAY March 20th. Click here to view Films Showing TODAY, SUNDAY, March 20th: Buy tickets online or at the theatre. Read more about the 2011 San Diego… Continue Reading

2011 San Diego Latino Film Festival

The 18th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival runs from March 10th – 20th, at the Ultrastar Mission Valley Cinema [7510 Hazard Center Road - (619) 574 8684]. As Steven Mihailovich of La Jolla Light Newspaper writes: “Aside from films produced in motion picture meccas such as Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and the U.S., (Lisa) Franek… Continue Reading

Even the Rain (Tambien la lluvia)

Ann Hornaday of the Washington Post published a review today titled “A perfect storm of past and present” for Icíar Bollain’s new film “Even the Rain”. Excerpted from Hornaday’s review: “The dubious role of film as history, heroic act and hegemonic force is plumbed with lucid sensitivity in ‘Even the Rain,’ Iciar Bollain’s densely woven… Continue Reading

Define: Latino?

Many of us come from mixed backgrounds. Some of us are Mexican, Colombian and American. It is too time consuming to try and describe ones mixed heritage: “I am Mexican, Colombian, and a teeny bit Ecuadorian, but born in the United States.” Los Tigres del Norte, the Grammy award winning norteño band, argue that those… Continue Reading

Latino film screenings in Los Angeles NOW

TODAY February 9th 2011: La sangre y la lluvia (Blood and Rain) A film directed by Jorge Navas Wednesday, February 09, 2011 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC James Bridges Theater Melnitz Hall 1409 “Taxi driver Jose begins his night shift bent on revenge after his brother’s murder at the… Continue Reading