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GÜEROS Sweeps Mexico’s Ariel Awards
Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:08

Güeros was the top winner at the 57th edition of the Ariel Awards, Mexico’s national film prize, which were presented this evening at a ceremony in Mexico City. The debut feature film by Alonso Ruizpalacios walked away with five awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best First Film, and Best Photography. It had received the most nominations at 12. The film, which recently had its theatrical premiere in the U.S. to critical acclaim, follows Sombra and Santos, who ever since the National University strike broke out, have been living in angst-ridden limbo. But their idiosyncratic routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival

WILD TALES Leads Platino Award Nominations
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 20:54

Argentine feature Wild Tales / Relatos salvajes leads in nominations for the 2nd annual edition of the Platino Awards of Ibero-American Cinema, with a total of ten nominations, including, Best Film, Best Director, Best

Cannes 2015: Mexican Michel Franco Wins Best Screenplay Award
Sunday, 24 May 2015 22:25

Mexican director Michel Franco was awarded the prize for Best Screenplay for his film Chronic at the Cannes Film Festival. The film follows David, a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Efficient and dedicated to

Cannes 2015 In Review: Latin American Cinema Excels, Winning Awards in Almost Every Section
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:42

Despite the preliminary unpromising prospects for Latin America at the 68th edition of the Cannes Film Festival -in

Cannes 2015: Colombian LAND AND SHADE Awarded Caméra d'Or Prize
Sunday, 24 May 2015 21:55

Colombian film La tierra y la sombra / Land and Shade by César Augusto Acevedo was awarded with the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, which is presented to the Best First Film

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