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Thursday, 17 November 2011 17:55

The London Latin American Film Festival

Published in Film Written by Latineos
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This year the London Latin American Film Festival celebrates twenty-five years of Havana’s International TV and Film School, presenting the highlights from the past quarter century of one of the most influential of Cuban cultural institutions, alongside the best of this year's films, which reflect the changing priorities of Cuba's young filmmakers.  
Tuesday, 04 October 2011 12:17

Miss Bala

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Miss Bala     Mexico/2011 Dir: Gerardo Naranjo Running time 113 minutes The violence of Mexico’s drug cartels is impinging daily on the lives of ordinary people. Since 2006, decapitations, corpses left hanging from bridges and body parts found on the beach are just some of the reported atrocities.
Saturday, 25 June 2011 12:04

Uruguayan Cinema in a nutshell

Published in Film Written by Andre Joshua
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A study of cinema in Uruguay cannot be realistically undertaken without considering the country’s geographical and socio-political position, which has provided a backdrop against which modern Uruguayan film-makers have developed their craft.
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The main thread throughout Icíar Bollaín’s film Even the Rain can be summed up by Czech writer Milan Kundera’s renowned quote “the struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”. 

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