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Puerto Rico governor announces $11.4 million investment with ‘Imprisoned’

 06/09/2017 - 06:59
Actors Edward James Olmos (R), Laurence Fishburne (C) and Juan Pablo Raba during a press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 8, 2017. EFE/Jorge Muñiz

"Mexico Lindo" in Cannes 2017

 05/25/2017 - 02:42

From the iconic photo of the Mexican actors“dream team”  to mariachi celebrations,  the 2017 Cannes Festival edition has embraced Latin American culture.  Mexican director Michel Franco pesented “April’s Daughter,” with  Spanish actress Emma Suárez, another vision of yet another Latin American broken family.

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From left: Francois-Henri Pinault, Gael García Bernal, Salma Hayek, Diego Luna, Alejandro González Iñarritu, Guillermo del Toro, a guest, mexican director Alfonso Cuaron and photography director Emmanuel Lubezki at the moment of arrival at Cannes Festival. EFE/Sebastien Nogier

What to see at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival?

 05/23/2017 - 06:53
The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.
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The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers. 

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The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.

Michel Franco: "Let's go ahead and make something Hollywood-style, but in Mexico.'"

 05/16/2017 - 05:05
 Mexican film director Michel Franco, during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 12, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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At the premiere of his latest movie at the Cannes Film Festival, famous Mexican director Michel Franco noted a trend to make gringo-style movies in Mexico, something he rated as a big mistake. His new movie, "April's Daughter", tells the story of a pregnant teenager.

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 Mexican film director Michel Franco, during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 12, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

“Voy para el Cine” – Latino Films debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival

 04/21/2017 - 15:50
Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE
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Several Latino-directed films make their screening at one of the most popular film festivals in the country

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Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in the Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE

El abuso sexual a menores, todavía un tema tabú

 04/04/2017 - 12:45
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Personalidades como James Rhodes han denunciado con dureza las violaciones que sufrieron cuando eran niños, pero aún queda mucho por hacer

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Que existan los abusos es un hecho que la sociedad ha normalizado, pero romper el silencio sigue siendo una excepción. “La violencia sexual es una epidemia” afirma tajante Álvarez-Stehle, que cree que deberíamos empezar a hablar de la posibilidad de rehabilitar a pederastas y violadores: “alucino con el pensamiento de que metiéndolos en la cárcel se arregla”. 

Antonio Banderas: "The best of my career is yet to come"

 03/27/2017 - 05:17
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, tells a press conference at the Malaga Spanish Film Festival on March 25, where he won a lifelong career award, that he is well and that the best of his career is yet to come. EFE/Daniel Perez
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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, said he is well and and wanting to get back to work." He is waiting to play Pablo Picasso in a film by Carlos Saura showing the creative process of the famous painting "Guernica." 

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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, tells a press conference at the Malaga Spanish Film Festival on March 25, where he won a lifelong career award, that he is well and that the best of his career is yet to come. EFE/Daniel Perez

En esta “Primavera Rosa”, la tasa de asesinatos en la comunidad LGBT de México es protagonista

 04/28/2017 - 15:02
Imagen de la película. Fuente: Newport Beach Film Festival.

In this “Pink Spring,’ Mexico’s LGBT murder rate takes center stage

 04/27/2017 - 15:50
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“Voy al Cine” – Films latinos que debutarán en el Festival de Cine Tribeca

 04/21/2017 - 16:14
Guillermo Pfening interpreta a Nico, un joven actor con una prominente carrera en Argentina, quien decide probar suerte en Nueva York, en la película argentina “Nadie nos mira”. Foto: EFE.
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Varias películas dirigidas por latinos debutan en uno de los festivales de cine más populares del país.

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Guillermo Pfening interpreta a Nico, un joven actor con una prominente carrera en Argentina, quien decide probar suerte en Nueva York, en la película argentina “Nadie nos mira”. Foto: EFE.