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Panama to Host Inaugural Platinum Iberoamerican Film Awards

Panama to Host Inaugural Platinum Iberoamerican Film Awards

Ibero-America will have its own Oscars, or at least that is the goal of the Platinum Iberoamerican Film Awards, which will be contested by the audiovisual industries of 22 countries and will be held for the first time in Panama City on April 5 as an initiative of producers on both sides of the Atlantic. continue reading »

Eva Longoria to Star in Horror Film “Visions”

Eva Longoria to Star in Horror Film “Visions”

"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria has signed to appear in "Visions," a horror film to be directed by "Saw" series veteran Kevin Greutert, Deadline reported. continue reading »

Mexican Director Showcases Film About Punk Rock Band at Berlinale

Mexican Director Showcases Film About Punk Rock Band at Berlinale

Mexican director Samuel Kishi Leopo's "Somos Mari Pepa," a movie about four young friends who form a punk rock band, made its European debut at the Berlin International Film Festival. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Teaming Up with Reese Witherspoon on Next Movie Project

Sofia Vergara Teaming Up with Reese Witherspoon on Next Movie Project

Director Anne Fletcher is negotiating joining the MGM movie project "Don't Mess With Texas," an action comedy in which Colombian actress Sofia Vergara will play an escaping prisoner and star with Reese Witherspoon, Variety magazine reported on Monday. continue reading »

Cuban Film Director Jose Massip Dies at 88

Cuban Film Director Jose Massip Dies at 88

Cuban film director Jose Massip, the winner of the National Film Prize and founder of the island's Cinematographic Art and Industry Institute, or ICAI, died in Havana, local media reported. He was 88. continue reading »

German Film Festival Screens Film Looking at Mexican Emigration to the U.S.

German Film Festival Screens Film Looking at Mexican Emigration to the U.S.

The drama of Mexican immigration to the United States is depicted in "Los Angeles," a film by American director John Harper that honors the largely forgotten figures of that exodus. continue reading »

Salma Hayek Joins Cast of “The Septembers of Shiraz”

Salma Hayek Joins Cast of “The Septembers of Shiraz”

Mexican actress Salma Hayek has been cast in the political drama "The Septembers of Shiraz," the story of a Jewish family caught up in Iran's 1981 Islamic revolution, The Hollywood Reporter said. continue reading »

Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Drexler Announces Spain and LatAm Tour After Completing New Album

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler finished recording his next album, "Bailar en la Cueva," in studios between Bogota and Madrid, with a notable contribution by Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso. continue reading »

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Latina Actress Aimee Garcia Shatters Stereotypes in New “RoboCop” Film

Aimee Garcia has broken free of Hollywood's stereotypes of Hispanics with her portrayal of a scientist in "RoboCop," saying she won the role through sheer determination even though it was initially intended for an Asian actress. continue reading »

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN Latino Shuts Down 1 Year After Debut

CNN has decided to shut down its CNN Latino venture this month due to disappointing business results, sources inside the company confirmed to Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »