Robin Thede To Create & Topline Comedy Inspired By Her Childhood In Works At ABC From Kay Cannon & Doug Robinson

ABC is developing an untitled comedy series created, written, executive produced by and starring Robin Thede (The Rundown with Robin Thede) and executive produced by Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect) and ...

Outfest Trailblazers on Creating a Legacy of Lgbt Films and Television

Outfest Trailblazers on Creating a Legacy of Lgbt Films and Television The cast and creators of “Pose,” along with “Dear White People” writer-director Justin Simien and Sony Pictures Classic will be honored at Outfest’s Legacy Awards on Oct. 28. The event is a key ...

Crowdfund This: Estonian Horror Comes Alive in Bad Hair

There aren't many genre films being made in Estonia, but director Oskar Lehemaa is trying to turn to tide. Lehemaa and his producers have initiated an crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds ...

Canada's CaribbeanTales Ff Announces Queer Caribbean Program

For the fourth consecutive year the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (Ctff),which takes place in Toronto,Canada, will present a program titled Queer Caribbean, an exploration of the ...

Premios Platino Nominees and Lifetime Achievement Award to be Announced in L.A. Tomorrow!

On Wednesday, May 27th, Premios Platino's hosts Alessandra Rosaldo and Juan Carlos Arciniegas alongside actor Eugenio Derbez, as well as Elvi Cano (Director Egeda Us) and Gonzalo Elvira (Fipca Mexico) ...

Interview: Mariana Rondon Talks Meaning in 'Bad Hair' (Limited NYC Run May 8-10)

"In celebration of the International Decade for Afrodescendants, join ImageNation Cinema Foundation, the AfroLatin@ Project and the Afrolatino Festival of NY at Raw Space Culture Gallery, for a ...

Film Review: 'Pelo Malo'

★★★☆☆ Winner of multiple awards on the 2013 festival circuit including the Golden Seashell in San Sebastian, Mariana Rondón's Pelo Malo (2013) distorts your typical coming-of-ager about gender ...

Latino Buzz: Fénix Iberoamerican Film Awards

The first Fénix Iberoamerican Film Awards, (Phoenix Awards) highlighting and celebrating cinema made in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal as well as applauding the professionals involved was ...

Trailer for Venezuelan Drama ‘Bad Hair’ – one of the best films you’ll see this year

Film Forum has recently announced that they are presenting the Us theatrical premiere of Mariana Rondón’s Bad Hair, beginning Wednesday, November 19. I’ve heard nothing but praise with critics calling ...

Foreign Film Oscar Watch: Denmark, Germany, Venezuela, Nepal

The trickle of foreign film submission info has become and soon it will be a flood. Over the new few days I'll be filling out a lot more of the foreign language submission charts which are written by ...

Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - The Americas

Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all ...

Venezuelan Drama 'Bad Hair' (Boy Obsessed w/ Straightening His Hair) Comes to NYC This November

The Venezuelan drama "Bad Hair" (Pelo Malo), which has won several awards along its international film festival tour, will premiere stateside starting November 19 at NYC's Film Forum theater. The ...

Der Samurai and Bad Hair: Tribeca Slashes the Tresses Off Homophobia

So how do you deal with folks who just want to punch every homosexual man, woman, and other "gender-disabled" creature on the nose? Hold up a mirror so they can view their own obtuseness -- or teach ...

LatinoBuzz: The Third Annual Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival

This Friday April 25th The Filadelfia celebrates its third annual edition with an impressive line up of the best of Latino film from Mexico to Chile to Colombia, The Us and even a film made with the ...

Your Guide to Everything Latino at Tribeca Film Festival: Movies, Talks & Virtual Reality

If you are like me (and every other Latino) you are sick of seeing movies where the people that look like us are only maids, janitors, undocumented immigrants or drug dealers. The Latino experience is ...

Tribeca 2014: ‘Pelo Malo’ puts a moving allegory for tolerance in front of a gorgeous slum backdrop

Pelo Malo Written and Directed by Mariana Rondon Venezuela/Peru/Argentina/Germany, 2013 The very worst thing about homophobia is that, because gender and sexuality are as much social constructs as ...

The Maguey Award Reasserts its Commitment to Promote Tolerance Towards Sexual Diversity

Taking advantage of the impact that film has on modern society and aiming to promote a culture of tolerance and non- discrimination, the Guadalajara International Film Festival in ist 29th edition ...

Tribeca Film Fest Welcomes World Preems From Keith Miller, Lou Howe, Rapp, Lipes, Renzi, Tristan Patterson, Curry & Yu

By the looks of it, the Tribeca Film Festival might finally be growing out of their awkward teenage phase and moving into a new era where the nab more than just Sundance and SXSW festival rejects. ...

Tribeca 2014: Festival lineup includes 55 world premieres

Tribeca 2014: Festival lineup includes 55 world premieres The 13th Tribeca Film Festival has announced half its slate for next month’s New York celebration, which runs April 16-27. Culled from more than 6,000 submissions, Tribeca 2014 includes 55 world ...

Tribeca 2014 unveils first wave

Tribeca Film Festival top brass have announced (4) the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections and Viewpoints titles, comprising 47 of the 89 features that will screen at the ...

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