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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.