All About My Mother - DVD

All About My Mother

All About My Mother (Spanish: Todo sobre mi madre) is a 1999 Spanish drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film deals with complex issues such as AIDS, transvestitism, faith, and existentialism. The plot originates in Almodóvar’s earlier film The Flower of My Secret which shows student...
Ibero-American Movies

Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time

In 2008 NOTICINE conducted a comprehensive poll to select the Top 100 Ibero-American Movies of all time. Cinema critics, journalists, festival organizers and movie lovers suggested an initial list of films. After two months of voting through the website, 500 movie lovers from around the world selected their 100...
Viva Film Festival

17th edition of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Film Festival

Through March the city of Manchester (England) hosts ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Film Festival. The festival takes place at the Cornerhouse,  Manchester’s international centre for contemporary visual arts and film. Official website:
Posted 03 Mar 2011 | Events | 0 Comments
Toulouse Latin-American Film Festival

Toulouse Latin-American Film Festival (Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine)

The  Toulouse Latin-American Film Festival (Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine) takes place every year in Toulouse (France) since 1989. The festival awards the “Coup de Cœur” to help distribution in France of the winning movie. The prize consists of funding for distribution, subtitling and translation of the film. Official website:...
Posted 03 Mar 2011 | Events | 0 Comments
Los Olvidados - poster

Los Olvidados

Los Olvidados (literal English title The Forgotten Ones aka The Young and the Damned in the U.S.) is a 1950 Mexican film directed by Spanish-Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel. Óscar Dancigers, the producer, asked Buñuel to direct this film after the success of the 1949 film El Gran Calavera. Buñuel...
San Diego Latino Film Festival

San Diego Latino Film Festival

The San Diego Latino Film Festival was established 18 years ago as “Cine Estudiantil: The Chicano & Native American Student Film Festival”, a student film festival. The festival exhibits works by Latinos and about Latino topics. The San Diego Latino Film Festival is one of the most important Latino...
Posted 24 Feb 2011 | Events | 0 Comments
Pan's Labyrinth - poster

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth (Spanish: El laberinto del fauno, “The Faun’s Labyrinth”) is a 2006 Spanish-language fantasy film, written and directed by Mexican film-maker Guillermo del Toro. It was produced and distributed by the Mexican film company Esperanto Films. The film was selected by the Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias...
Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor. He has garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne tremula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. Bardem has been awarded an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen...
Posted 21 Feb 2011 | Spain, Spanish actors | 0 Comments
Memories of Underdevelopment - DVD

Memories of Underdevelopment

Memories of Underdevelopment (Spanish: Memorias del Subdesarrollo) is a seminal 1968 Latin American film from Cuba. Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, the story is based on a novel by Edmundo Desnoes. It was Alea’s fifth film, and probably his most famous worldwide. The film gathered several awards at international...

City of God

City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus) is a Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. It was adapted by Bráulio Mantovani from the 1997 novel of the same name written by Paulo...
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