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El Museo del Barrio Pays Tribute to Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa
Thursday, 26 February 2015 19:17

El Museo del Barrio in New York City will be hosting with Televisa Foundation and CONACULTA the art exhibit ‘Under The Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa, Art and Film.’ The exhibition – presented for the first time in a museum in New York – on view March 4 through June 27, 2015, celebrates the successes and legacy of Gabriel Figueroa (1907-1997), a prolific Mexican cinematographer who worked both in Mexico and Hollywood. Figueroa built an enduring image of Mexico though his iconic visual style and is considered one of the more important

Two Films from Argentina and Colombia Selected for New Directors/New Films
Monday, 23 February 2015 21:22

New Directors / New Films, presented by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, announced today the complete lineup for its 44th edition and it will

Latin America Conquers Berlin
Saturday, 14 February 2015 19:22

Latin American cinema was the big winner at the 65th edition of the Berlinale as many filmmakers from the region were awarded prizes in most of the competitive sections of the German festival. The Chilean film El club / The Club by director Pablo Larraín was the winner of the Silver Bear

Iñárritu Makes History at the Oscars
Monday, 23 February 2015 05:42

Mexican director Alejandro González Iñarritu’s Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) was awarded the Oscar for Best Picture this evening, becoming the first production directed by a Latino filmmaker to win the top honors in the history of

Latin America Rocks the Teddy Awards
Friday, 13 February 2015 22:00

Three Latin American films were presented with Teddy Awards -the Berlinale’s international award for films with LGBT topics- this evening in Berlin. Nasty Baby by Chilean director Sebastián Silva won the top award for Best Feature Film; the Uruguayan film El

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