'Makala' triumphs at Cannes Critics' Week

Documentary scoops sidebar’s top prize. The 2017 edition of Cannes Film Festival’s Critics’ Week strand has come to a close, with Emmanuel Gras’ documentary Makala [pictured] scooping the Grand ...

‘Gabriel and the Mountain’ Exclusive Trailer: An Explorer Ascends in Fellipe Barbosa’s Cannes Drama — Watch

‘Gabriel and the Mountain’ Exclusive Trailer: An Explorer Ascends in Fellipe Barbosa’s Cannes Drama — Watch Not to be confused with “Joe and the Volcano,” Fellipe Barbosa’s “Gabriel and the Mountain” is headed to Cannes. The Brazilian director’s second feature will debut in the festival’s Critics’ Week ...

Cannes: Critics' Week unveils 2017 selection

Cannes: Critics' Week unveils 2017 selection Mafia tale Sicilian Ghost Story to open sidebar, Sundance hit Brigsby Bear selected as closer. Cannes Critics’ Week, devoted to first and second features as well as shorts, has unveiled the line-up ...

Fellipe Barbosa: The Hollywood Interview

Fellipe Barbosa Moves Out of Casa Grande By Alex Simon Brazilian cinema has traditionally been a mix of fantasies about the bourgeois class (Dona Flor and her Two Husbands) or dark tales of life in ...

Casa Grande | Review

The Kids Are All Right: Barbosa Explores Brazil’s Class Fissures in Evenhanded Debut Familiar dramatic conflicts are elevated by strong performances and astute characterizations in Brazilian director ...

Daily | Keaton, Houston, Rosenbaum

In today's roundup: A book-length roundtable on Buster Keaton, remembering Sight & Sound editor Penelope Houston, Jonathan Rosenbaum's 90s top ten, the "101 Funniest Screenplays" (#1: Woody Allen's ...

Daily | Keaton, Houston, Rosenbaum

In today's roundup: A book-length roundtable on Buster Keaton, remembering Sight & Sound editor Penelope Houston, Jonathan Rosenbaum's 90s top ten, the "101 Funniest Screenplays" (#1: Woody Allen's ...

Watch: In 'Casa Grande' a Privileged Teen Gets Caught Up in the Complex Brazilian Class Struggle

Seems like the Brazilian gems keep on coming. Cinema Slate's latest release, Fellipe Barbosa's "Casa Grande," offers yet another perspective on the complicated relationship between Brazilians and ...

Daily | Film Comment, Top 50 Lists

The new issue of Film Comment features opposing takes on László Nemes's Son of Saul, an interview with Todd Haynes and reviews of Omer Fast’s Remainder, Guy Maddin’s Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton, ...

Daily | Film Comment, Top 50 Lists

The new issue of Film Comment features opposing takes on László Nemes's Son of Saul, an interview with Todd Haynes and reviews of Omer Fast’s Remainder, Guy Maddin’s Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton, ...

Cinema Slate, Fandor in Brazilian film pact

Cinema Slate, Fandor in Brazilian film pact Cinema Slate, a new distributor focused on Latin American cinema launched by Rodrigo Brandão, has struck a deal with streaming service Fandor to release four films. The titles are part of Cinema ...

Casa Grande Trailer: Brazilian Teenage Angst, Opening This Week

Fellipe Barbosa's outstanding debut, Casa Grande, is finally getting its release in Brazil and that is definitely something to celebrate. A slow-burning, very personal and assured first feature, and a ...

Glimmers in the Dark

What measure of true grit does it take to interweave separate worlds? In truth, how do we imagine to know that what is set apart does not belong together? Delving into the haphazardly changing depths ...

Polak, Ahluwalia, Leopold head for CineMart 2015

Polak, Ahluwalia, Leopold head for CineMart 2015 Co-production market has three prizes including new Wouter Barendrecht Award in conjunction with Fortissimo Films. A host of global auteurs, along with new voices, have been selected for The ...

Wolf At The Door to open HBRFest

Wolf At The Door to open HBRFest The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival (HBRFest) has announced the complete programme line-up for its sixth instalment, set to run from November 21-23. Fernando Coimbra’s thriller Wolf At The Door ...

Wolf At The Door top open HBRFest

Wolf At The Door top open HBRFest The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival (HBRFest) has announced the complete programme line-up for its sixth instalment, set to run from November 21-23. Fernando Coimbra’s thriller Wolf At The Door ...

14 Films Compete in Horizontes Latinos at the San Sebastian Festival

Once again the San Sebastian Festival will showcase the best Latin American productions of the year. The program of the Horizontes Latinos section at the 62nd edition includes fourteen productions ...

San Sebastian reveals Latin American competitors

San Sebastian reveals Latin American competitors Competitive strand will feature 14 films, including Jauja starring Viggo Mortensen. A total of 14 titles have been selected to compete in Horizontes Latinos at the 62nd San Sebastian Festival (Sept ...

15th Annual LatinBeat: Cinema from the South Comes Calling

With the advent of this year’s LatinBeat (July 11-20), The Film Society of Lincoln continues on its quest to unearth the best and most challenging of Latin American cinema, including the product of ...

Taipei fest unveils new talent line-up

Taipei fest unveils new talent line-up The Taipei Film Festival has unveiled the 12 films that have been selected for its International New Talent Competition, including the world premiere of local production Partners In Crime. Directed ...

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