VARIETY Oscars Predictions: “PSICONAUTAS: The Forgotten Children” to be considered in the Animated Feature Film category

As every year, VARIETY has made its predictions of which might be the nominees for the 90th Academy Awards. In this occasion a mention is made for “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” to be consider in the Animated Feature Film category. The Spanish film co-directed by Alberto Vazquez and Pedro Rivero took the award for Best Animated Feature in…

THE LAST SUIT wins the Schoumann Award for Best Feature in the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival 2017.

The jury of the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival decided to award THE LAST SUIT with the prize for Best Feature in the International Competition. Congratulations to all the cast and crew for making a picture full of humanity and emotion. «For its cinematic achievement, inspirational message and the outstanding performance of the main actor» (Miguel Ángel Solá). Exploring themes…

KILLING JESUS WINS THE CINE LATINO AWARD IN PALM SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL

Killing Jesus, directed by Laura Mora, WINNER of the Cine Latino Award for Best Ibero-American Film in the 29th annual Palm Spring Film Festival. The film will be shown today on the Best of the Fest screenings, which shows 180 films from 77 countries. The Colombia-Argentina co-production follows Paula, who witnesses her social activist father’s assassination, the inept, uncaring…

BERLINALE: SOUTH selected to pitch at the “COPRO SERIES” in the Co-Production Market

The drama series SOUTH has been selected to present its pitch in this year “COPRO SERIES”. This debut of Portuguese director Ivo M. Ferreira will also have the opportunity to meet with interested partners to talk in concrete terms about a possible collaboration. In this project , a rather socially inept detective in a heat and crisis…

BERLINALE: WHEN THE TREES FALL SELECTED IN THIS YEAR’S PANORAMA PROGRAMME

The Programme for Berlinale Panorama 2018 has just been released with pleasant news for LATIDO. WHEN THE TREES FALL (Koly padayut dereva) will have its world premiere on this year’s Berlinale. The film directed by Marysia Nikitiuk will be part of Panorama, well known for its seek for diverse, unfamiliar and artistic films. Exploring the fluid…

THE LAST SUIT winner in the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Last Suits wins Best Film in the Nueva Vision Award for Spain/Latin America Cinema Competition on this year Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The film, Directed by Pablo Solarz, was acclaimed for its visual achievement and great performances. The film will be screened as part of the top 3 highlighted award winning films from the Festival at…

Berlinale: Latido Pre-Sells ‘Champions’ to Major Territories

Germany’s Concorde, Italy’s Movies Inspired and China’s Joy Pictures have pre-bought “Champions». The Film directed by Javier Fesser (winner of 6 Goya Awards for «CAMINO») was already acquired by Le Pacte for French distribution rights making it its third recent Latido title after Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “May God Save Us,” and the upcoming political corruption thriller “THE…

KILLING JESUS WINS BEST DIRECTOR IN THE CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Colombian filmmaker Laura Mora won The Silver Pyramid, the Special Award for the Best Director for her film KILLING JESUS in the 39th edition of the CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. The film also won the FIPRESCI jury prize, awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics. This young director is making a notable tour of festivals with this film that…

FILM REVIEW: THE CONSTITUTION

“Rajko Grlić’s latest film THE CONSTITUTION is excellent, profound and moving. Set in a building where the political tensions of former Yugoslavia are played out with a mixture of hatred, good grace, solidarity and bigotry. An intelligent movie that must be seen.” The film written by Rajko Grlic and his friend Ante Tomić tells a story where…

SAN SEBASTIAN: KILLING JESUS STANDS OUT AS A MULTI-AWARD WINNER IN SAN SEBASTIAN

KILLING JESUS, winner of four prizes in the 65th San Sebastian Film Festival: – Special Mention of the Jury – New Directors – EROSKI Youth Audience Award – SIGNIS Special Prize of the Jury – FEDEORA Award The film had its first screening on Thursday with a magnificent acclaim from the audience and a successful Q&A with the director…

CHAVELA WINNER OF THE GOLDEN ATHENA AWARD FOR BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY

We are pleased to announce that Chavela won the Golden Athena award for best music documentary in the 23rd Athens International Film Festival held from September 20th to October 1st. The American, Mexican, and Spanish co-production was co-directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi and portray the life of the famous Mexican singer. Congratulations! Click…

THE CONSTITUTION FIRST TO WIN THREE MAJOR AWARDS AT RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

In the 25 year history of Raindance not one film has won the main three awards in the same year: – Best Film – Best Perfomance (Nebojša Glogovac) – Best Screenplay (Rajko Grlić and Ante Tomić) The Raindance Film Festival aims to honour the best of indie cinema from across the world and focuses in…

‘KILLING JESUS’: REVIEW

Being acclaimed in Toronto and San Sebastian, KILLING JESUS is captivating audiences and making Laura Mora’s first feature a complete a success. The story of a young girl, Paula, who is driven by her anger, frustration and pain, finding revenge as the only choice after witnessing the cold-blooded murder of her father, thus leading her…

FENIX AWARDS: THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN NOMINATED IN FIVE CATEGORIES.

We are proud to announce the five nominations of THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN in the FENIX FILMS AWARDS: –          Best Picture –          Best Director (Mariano Cohn y Gastón Duprat) –          Best Actor (Óscar Martínez) –          Best Screenplay (Andrés Duprat) –          Best Costume Design The film has made an international path with total success. Being well received by audiences…

MANILA: AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL SELECTED FOR THE AUDIENCE AWARD IN PELÍKULA, SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL

AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL has won the Audience Choice Award in this year’s PELÍKULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia. The 16th edition was held from October 5th at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati and for its closure day on October 15th the film was shown again on a special screening. Five…

KILLING JESUS SELECTED IN THE NEW DIRECTORS COMPETITION IN HUELVA IBERO-AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

KILLING JESUS has been selected in the New Directors competitive section in Huelva Ibero-american Film Festival. The festival to be held from 10th to 18th November this year, has incorporate since its last edition this section dedicated to Ibero-american directors who are giving his first steps in filmmaking. Laura Mora’s film, based on true events…

KILLING JESUS WINS THE ROGER EBERT AWARD IN THE CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

KILLING JESUS has won the Roger Ebert Award in the Chicago International Film Festival. The film will be presented again as a part of Best of the Fest on Wednesday October 25. Laura Mora’s film has been selected as the richest example of a quality Roger Ebert treasured in cinema. The story follows Paula who…

FILM REVIEW: CHAVELA

After Chavela’s death in 2012, Catherine Gund discovered she had a unique footage material of insightful interviews with the singer when she met her in 1992. This shapes the documentary where the woman and legend talks about her career and her philosophy of life. “A justifiably laudatory love letter to a woman whose voice drew forth…