VAHO and DIOSES Now Available on DVD in the US


The Global Film Initiative, a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization specializing in the support of independent film from Africa, Asia, Central Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East,  has announced the DVD release of two Latin American films that are part of their Global Lens Series: Mexican film Vaho / Becloud (pictured) by Alejandro Gerber and Peruvian film Dioses / Gods by Josué Méndez. Both films are available for purchase as of today, Tuesday, June 28 in their website. Winner of the award for Best Film at the Marrakech International Film Festival, Vaho tells the story of three boyhood friends that reunite in Mexico City to overcome a tragedy that scarred their childhood and the neighborhood where they grew up. Dioses, Méndez's follow up to his acclaimed debut feature Días de Santiago won the prize for Best Peruvian Film at the Lima Film Festival and is a poignant and satirical study of class in Peru.