Films from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico Selected for Global Lens 2012


San Francisco-based Global Film Initiative announced the lineup for its annual Global Lens series that will premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City January 12-28, 2012. Four out of the ten films that comprise the ninth edition of Global Lens are from Latin America: Paula Markovitch's El premio / The Prize (Mexico/Argentina, 2011, pictured); Sergio Teubal's El dedo / The Finger (Argentina, 2011); Gustavo Pizzi's Riscado / Craft (Brazil, 2011); and Carlos Osuna's Gordo, calvo y bajito / Fat, Bald, Short Man (Colombia, 2011).

After its run at MoMA, the series will embark on a yearlong tour around fifty cities around the U.S. and Canada, and it will simultaneously be released throughout the year on Virgin America airlines and available for online preview by industry professionals at Festival Scope.