Latest News

Empowering Female Filmmakers

The Importance of Diversity in Films With a world rich with different cultures and people with experiences from all walks of life, it is important to represent their stories through cinema in ways that embrace the diversity and complexity of these people....

Samir Oliveros’ Bad Lucky Goat – Film Blog

Samir Oliveros Interview Our Closing Night film is a story that pushes sibling rivalry to another level when a brother and sister, from the Colombian Caribbean, accidentally kill a goat with their father’s truck.  Bad Lucky Goat takes place in the lesser...

Robert Porta’s Little Manifesto Against Solemn Cinema

Robert Porta Interview Along with the Opening Night film, El Techo, comes a comedy short that is told in the most pretentious, most poetic, but above all, most solemn possible way. Roberto Porta’s short film, Pequeño Manifiesto en Contra Del Cine Solemne,...

The Power of Lyrics in Latin America

Latin America is a region known for its vigorous energy and unique rhythms. Music plays a big role in the day-to-day culture as well as during celebratory and ceremonial occasions. But importantly, music has also played a big role as a form of social commentary and as...

Living And Learning From Pachamama

Pachamama is the goddess of fertility, generosity and the feminine in Andean cultures in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile and Argentina. In Quechua and Aymara, ‘pacha’ is the word for the world, cosmos, time and space, while ‘mama’ means mother, making ‘Mother Earth’ a...