Posts Tagged 'Latin American Cinema'

APR
19

Argentine Film Comes to London

Argentine cinema is on the rise! Just take the Oscar triumph of Secrets In Their Eyes as example of this. So, the arrival of the first ever Argentine Film Festival in London this April couldn’t come at a better time.

FEB
16

Unfinished Spaces

Unfinished Spaces captures a golden moment in the Cuban revolution, when visionary architects were recruited to build “the best art schools in the world”. Featuring never-before-seen footage of Castro, this is as much a story about politics, dreams and human

FEB
2

Premiere: Nostalgia For The Light

Meet Patricio Guzmán (Battle For Chile, Salvador Allende, The Pinochet Case), one of the legends of documentary following this London premiere screening. This visionary masterpiece for our time is set in Chile’s Atacama Desert. There, people search the past to

FEB
28

Movimientos Presents Esperando el Tsunami

Continuing a regular night at Rich Mix, Movimientos presents a fresh programme of exceptional documentary film and unparalleled live music. On this occasion joining forces with Sounds and Colours to present an official UK screening of Esperando El Tsunami an

DEC
2

Las Acacias

The first feature film from Argentine director Pablo Giorgelli has been a huge success. Las Acacias won the Caméra d’Or (Best First Film) at the 2011 Cannes Festival, the New Horizons Prize at San Sebastian and the Sutherland Award for

DEC
5

Battlefield @ Bolívar Hall

This is a rare opportunity to see the cult, low-budget hit that has taken cinemas in Bolivia by storm. Battlefield – directed by Amancay Tapia – is the story of five women trapped in a beauty salon in La Paz

DEC
6

Movimientos Live Presents Our Latin Thing

Movimientos will be celebrating the release of Our Latin Thing on DVD by joining forces with Shook magazine and Strut records to screen this salsa classic at Notting Hill Arts Club, where it will be followed by the normal Movimientos

NOV
30

Our Latin Thing @ La Bodeguita

Our Latin Thing is the definitive document of Latino life in New York in the early 70s. Directed by Leon Gast (When We Were Kings), the film focuses on a live performance by Fania All Stars – including the likes

NOV
29

Cocaine Unwrapped

Screening of Cocaine Unwrapped, a new documentary about cocaine. The film follows the trail of the drug through the coca farmers in Bolivia and Colombia, the drugs mules in Ecuadorian prisons, and the street dealers in Mexico, to the consumers

NOV
10

City of God @ London World Film Festival

Rio Film School are hosting the Brazilian night of the London World Film Festival, which means a screening of City of God as well as a Q+A with Leandro Firmino (aka Lil Ze from City of God) and a few