Issa López

Issa López The writer/director of Tigers Are Not Afraid takes us through some of her most formative cinematic experiences. Show Notes: Movies Referenced In This Episode Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) ...

Roberto Gavaldón's Mortal Visions

Macario. Courtesy Filmoteca de la UNAMThe celebrated Mexican filmmaker Roberto Gavaldón was born in Juárez and worked as a film extra in California before returning to his native country, where he ...

Roberto Gavaldón retrospective by Amber Wilkinson - 2019-03-28 16:42:13

Macario San Sebastian Film Festival has announced it will host a retrospective of about 25 films dedicated to Mexican director Roberto Gavaldón at its 67th edition. The Jiménez-born filmmaker worked ...

Will Germany snatch Oscar from Mexico again? The same director could upset ‘Roma’ just like ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’

Will Germany snatch Oscar from Mexico again? The same director could upset ‘Roma’ just like ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Mexico has never won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, but it looks like that drought is about to end thanks to “Roma,” which is a rare foreign language film that is also an Oscar contender ...

Destiny

Death doesn't take a holiday in this, the granddaddy of movies about the woeful duties of the Grim Reaper. Fritz Lang's heavy-duty Expressionist fable is as German as they get -- a morbid folk tale ...

La fièvre monte à El Pao

Luis Buñuel's most direct film about revolutionary politics brandishes few if any surreal touches in its clash between French star Gérard Philipe and the Mexican legend María Félix. Borrowing the ...

The Forgotten: "Macario" (1960)

Macario, just screened in Edinburgh International Film Festival's Focus on Mexico season, is a relatively well-known film by the great and prolific Roberto Gavaldón, but that in itself means little, ...

Film Forum Honoring Legendary Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

While the name Gabriel Figueroa may not be a familiar one to many, even those with a stronger affinity for filmmaking and the art behind it, New York’s own Film Forum is hoping to change that. On ...

Edinburgh unveils 2015 line-up

Edinburgh unveils 2015 line-up Ewan McGregor, Jane Seymour, Malcolm McDowell and Hong Kong director Johnnie To among the guests set to attend the festival.Scroll down for competition titles The line-up for the 69th Edinburgh ...

LatinoBuzz: Laliff-Pablo Ferro Receives "Gabi Lifetime Achievement Award"

Breaking Glass Pictures is releasing the DVD of Pablo tomorrow. This documentary is an imaginatively told tribute and story of the respected film title designer, Pablo Ferro, who was this year's ...

Cinema of West Africa at Home in L.A : An Interview with Mahamat Saleh Haroun

Growing up in Culver City, I always saw the MGM studio near us as a place of make-believe where I could collect autographs of famous movie stars. I knew they made the movies there that I watched every ...

LatinoBuzz: Chile Goes for the Bronze, A Look Back at the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

A few weeks ago the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its shortlist for the Foreign Language Film Award. The nominations are being determined in two phases. After a committee of ...

El Cine Latinoamericano y Yo

The Austin Film Society's latest Essential Cinema Series, "CineSur: Films of Latin America," begins tonight at 7 pm with Zona Sur at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar. In 1962 or 1963, when I still ...