Tribeca’s Imagination Series Gives Filmmakers an Empty Script and Lets Their Imaginations Run Free

Tribeca's Imagination Series Gives Filmmakers an Empty Script and Lets Their Imaginations Run Free

Spanish screenwriter Maite Fernandez Perez’s award-winning short film follows two artists whose street art suddenly…

Netflix Taps Mexican Director Gaz Alazraki to Create Spanish-Language Soccer Series

Netflix Taps Mexican Director Gaz Alazraki to Create Spanish-Language Futbol Series

Netflix is stepping up its game and just greenlit its first Spanish-language original series.

From Los Caifanes to Roger Rabbit: 3 Tribeca Latin American Directors Talk Influences

Tribeca Film Fest: 3 Directors On Their Favorite Movies From Childhood

From ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ to ‘The Yellow Submarine’ these three directors talk about the…

BAFICI Diaries: Film Awards, the Peruvian Coen Brothers & the Closing Night Party We Missed

BAFICI Diaries: Movie Marathons, Film Awards, and Post-Festival Withdrawal

The Buenos Aires Film Festival is over. After spending day after day in a dark…

This Year, Tribeca’s Latin American Films Focus on Music & Youth
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This Year, Tribeca’s Latin American Films Focus on Music & Youth

In three of this year’s Latin American films playing the Tribeca Film Festival the stories feature youth and the music they love.

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The Life and Freaky Times of Miami-Based Filmmaking Duo Mayer\Leyva
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The Life and Freaky Times of Miami-Based Filmmaking Duo Mayer\Leyva

We caught up with Jillian Mayer and Lucas Leyva, a filmmaking duo making the rounds at all the major film festivals with their quirky short…

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Crowdfund: Help Cuban Director Rigoberto Jimenez Finish His Sierra Maestra-Set Film
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Crowdfund: Help Cuban Director Rigoberto Jimenez Finish His Sierra Maestra-Set Film

Meet Cuban director Rigoberto Jiménez, director of the upcoming film ‘Al borde del río’ which chronicles the lives of four sisters in the Sierra Maestra…

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Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movie
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Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movie

We caught up with Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez ahead of his documentary’s premiere at Tribeca to chat about the need to talk smack before a bout,…

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5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival
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5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival

Sitting around in the cinema eating popcorn all day might sound like an idle way of passing the time but the Buenos Aires Film Festival…

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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World
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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World

We caught up with the director of ‘Maravilla’ ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival to talk about getting intimate access to…

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BAFICI Diaries: Sold Out Screenings, a Babasonicos Concert & Lots of Free Booze
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BAFICI Diaries: Sold Out Screenings, a Babasonicos Concert & Lots of Free Booze

We were at the Buenos Aires Film Festival to watch movies but couldn’t resist all the free booze.

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We’re Furious We Watched Salsa Dance Flick ‘Cuban Fury’
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We’re Furious We Watched Salsa Dance Flick ‘Cuban Fury’

Rashida Jones and Nick Frost star in ‘Cuban Fury’ a U.K.-set, salsa dance flick that’s even worse than Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. It opens in…

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BAFICI: Mark Peranson On Making a Movie Set During the Mayan Apocalypse
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BAFICI: Mark Peranson On Making a Movie Set During the Mayan Apocalypse

You may not entirely get it, you may not even like it, but it’s unlikely you’ll be able to forget ‘La Ultima Pelicula.’ We caught…

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Ernesto Daranas, Director of Smash Hit ‘Conducta’ on Making Films in Cuba
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Ernesto Daranas, Director of Smash Hit ‘Conducta’ on Making Films in Cuba

People have been treating ‘Conducta’ like the The Matrix’s Neo – calling it “The One” Cuban film they’ve been waiting for. Ahead of the New…

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Crowdfund: Stirring Biopic on Palestinian-Dominican Activist Amín Abel Hasbún
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Crowdfund: Stirring Biopic on Palestinian-Dominican Activist Amín Abel Hasbún

Support the Dominican indie film Amín Abel, inspired by the last hours of the student leader and political activist, Amín Abel Hasbún’s life, after being…

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