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Amat Escalante

Michael Rowe on Early Winter: "I want to be honest in what I film"

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.05.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

No film explores that more deeply, and darkly, than Michael Rowe's Early Winter, screening in the Venice Days program.

Mexican Director Amat Escalante Speaks About Being on Martin Scorsese's Jury in Marrakech

Karin Badt | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

"I came because of Martin Scorsese," Mexican director Amat Escalante said, explaining his reason for accepting a position as member of the jury at the...

Martin Scorsese Presides Over the Jury at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Marrakech International Film Festival opened this weekend with a ceremony introducing the star-studded jury, including French actress Marion Cotil...

Cannes 2013: Mexico as Hell in Amat Escalante's Heli

Karin Badt | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The story of a family that gets caught up with a drug cartel, the film climaxes with a torture scene of two men that includes a penis sprinkled with gasoline and lit.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Amat Escalante on Los Bastardos

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Los Bastardos is a spare and brutal survey of the suburban wasteland.