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International Film Festival Fare Dazzles Panama Audiences

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

The second edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Panama wrapped last week and for seven days offered Panamanians a taste of what is available cinematically besides Cruise and Cameron, Pirates and Potter.

Popcorn Preview: No

Leslie Sisman | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: No (2012) Cast includes: Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Alfredo Castro (Tony Manero), Antonia Zegers (Post Mortem) Writer/Directo...

No Is More Complicated Than It Looks

Brian Formo | Posted 04.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Chile's Oscar nominated film No does not look good -- but that is just one part of its resounding success. Equal parts in humor, suspense and joy, No is a triumph.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Pablo Larrain on No

Dan Persons | Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

No, director Pablo Larrain's slightly fictionalized account of anti-Pinochet's "No" campaign, was enough to net Chile its very first Oscar nomination in the foreign language category, and I was able to get some time with Larrain to discuss the project.

Adrenaline-Dripping "Prófugos" A Thriller From Chile, First-Ever From HBO Latino

Mariela Murdocco | Posted 11.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Mariela Murdocco

Guns, love, drug trafficking, betrayal and the search of a dream sound like the typical ingredients for a TV series like Prófugos, these elements are just a platform where different characters interact developing an interesting analysis of reality.

Cinema As Historical Conscience: Post-Mortem Final Screenings In NYC Today (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

I'm re-posting this review from NYFF#48 to earnestly remind fans of engagé cinema that today is their last chance to screen Post-Mortem, an essential, unflinching meditation on Chile's semi-recent history -- and by extension, its (and our own) ongoing internal reckoning.

On Lincoln Center's Latinbeat: The Death of Pinochet

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

For most Americans, it may be hard to believe there is another nation on Earth for whom 9/11 is a defining day -- but to Chileans, it is, and was so, long before ours. In fact, Chile's 9/11 occurred with the aid of unseen US influence facilitating a bloody military coup d'etat.