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  • Kwon, Solot Present 'Latin American Cinema Today'

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The Americas Film Conservancy (AFC), a Los Angeles-based foundation, has teamed with Rio de Janeiro's Latin American Training Center (LATC) to publish "Latin American Cinema Today: The Director's Perspective," a pioneering study of...
  • Will Oscar's Foreign-Language Overhaul Make the Process Less Mysterious?

    Although there's no "Pardon Our Dust" sign adorning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Wilshire Boulevard headquarters, even the casual observer will have noticed that the Academy has spent the past few years engaged in an extensive and...
  • AFM: FilmSharks International Signs on to Hawk Nomad's Sci-Fi Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    Argentine shingle Nomad VFX and Guido Rud's sales-financing company FilmSharks Intl. have entered a strategic partnership for the latter to handle worldwide sales of Nomad's upcoming English-language sci-fi/fantasy thrillers. Pact launches with $20...
  • Daniel Alarcon's 'At Night We Walk in Circles' is a layered world

    Daniel Alarcon's 'At Night We Walk in Circles' is a layered world
    The most memorable magic in Daniel Alarcon's engaging and illuminating new novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles," comes when his three main characters, all actors, perform on various stages in their impoverished but beautiful country. Nelson, Henry and...
  • Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter

    Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter
    LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk. At least 15,000 dolphins are being...
  • Literary lucha libre!

    Literary lucha libre!
    Literary lucha libre: It's a battle of words between writers wearing luchador wrestling masks. Husband and wife tag team Christopher Vazquez and Angie Silva founded an event for Peru's up and coming writers to compete in the ring, based on the Mexican...
  • Oscar's Final Foreign-Language List Includes a Few Surprises

    Saudi Arabia and Moldova have their first entry; Pakistan is repped for the first time in 50 years; Montenegro is submitting for the first time as an independent country; and there are a record 76 films in the Academy's official roster of foreign-language...
  • 51 dead after vehicle plunges off road in Peruvian highlands

    51 dead after vehicle plunges off road in Peruvian highlands
    MEXICO CITY — Fifty-one people, including 14 children, were killed when a vehicle plunged off of a mountain road in southeast Peru and fell more than 650 feet, local news media reported. According to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, the vehicle...
  • 'Wakolda' Rolls Out Over the World

    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain -- Closing a U.S. deal with Samuel Goldwyn Films for the U.S. in an agreement announced Monday, France's Pyramide Intl. has also rolled out sales on Lucia Puenzo's "Wakolda," which played San Sebastian's Horizontes Latinos, to over 30...
  • Peru Submits 'The Cleaner' for Oscar's Foreign-Language Category

    Adrian Saba's drama "The Cleaner," set in an apocalyptic Lima, is Peru's pick for the foreign-language film category at the Academy Awards. The Ministry of Culture, which established a committee for selection, made the announcement this week. The...
  • Report: Joran Van Der Sloot to Become a Father Behind Bars

    Report: Joran Van Der Sloot to Become a Father Behind Bars
    LIMA, Peru -- It appears Joran van der Sloot is about to become a father. Van der Sloot became well-known around the world for the murder of Stephany Flores in Peru and for being arrested twice, but never charged, in the 2005 disappearance of U.S....
  • Quiz: UNESCO World Heritage sites

    In November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, an international treaty ratified by 190 nations that set out to preserve important cultural and...