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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

Kate del Castillo: "Cinema builds bridges instead of putting up walls"

 06/01/2017 - 05:53
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris
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Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.

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Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris

Las azoteas de Nueva York se rinden al cine independiente con "Rooftop Films"

 05/28/2017 - 13:01
 La llegada del calor supone una profusión de festivales al aire libre en Nueva York, cuyos parques y calles se convierten en escenarios para acoger conciertos, obras de teatro, recitales de danza y proyecciones de películas. EFE/Sarah Palmer/Rooftop Films
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La ciudad de los rascacielos acoge una nueva edición del festival de cine independiente al aire libre con el que la organización sin ánimo de lucro "Rooftop Films" asegura atraer a 46.000 espectadores cada año.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
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 La llegada del calor supone una profusión de festivales al aire libre en Nueva York, cuyos parques y calles se convierten en escenarios para acoger conciertos, obras de teatro, recitales de danza y proyecciones de películas. EFE/Sarah Palmer/Rooftop Films

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.

‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’, la leyenda vuelve a la pantalla gigante

 05/17/2017 - 10:49
Charlien Hunnam como el joven Rey Arturo en 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword', dirigida por Guy Ritchie. Foto: Warner Bros Pictures.
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La idea es forjar la leyenda del que ineluctablemente se convertirá un buen día en rey. Como en toda narrativa de formación del heroísmo, una porción importante de la intriga está dedicada a la preparación.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:45am
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Charlien Hunnam como el joven Rey Arturo en 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword', dirigida por Guy Ritchie. Foto: Warner Bros Pictures.

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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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:00am
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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

More than Tacos: Mexican telenovela actor quits cameras, opens his own restaurant

 05/08/2017 - 06:02
Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ
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Rodolfo Jimenez, who has acted in more than 10 telenovelas and films and is also known for modeling and hosting TV shows on the top Hispanic networks, has opened a Mexican restaurant in Dallas which is also a museum of "Lucha Libre".

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Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ

"Film studios failed to realize what the Latino community means to the movie industry," Hayek

 05/02/2017 - 05:06
Photo provided by Pantelion Films showing US-Mexican actress Salma Hayek (L) and Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez during a scene of "How to be a Latin Lover". EFE/Pantelion Films
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The box-office success of the film "How to Be a Latin Lover," which entertained the second-largest number of moviegoers last weekend in the United States, plus the growing presence of Latino films in theaters nationwide, indicate an awakening both of the film industry and of Hispanic audiences.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:00am
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Photo provided by Pantelion Films showing US-Mexican actress Salma Hayek (L) and Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez during a scene of "How to be a Latin Lover". EFE/Pantelion Films

“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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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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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

Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

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