Latin America

¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival 2013

by Rob Keeling 8 March 2013

The ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival returns once again to Cornerhouse in Manchester this March and as ever there is a tantalising range of movies on offer. Historical dramas, coming of age stories, off-beat comedies and gripping documentaries are just a taste of the genres that will be on show from Friday 8th […]

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Resistencia Mini-fest: With Fidel Whatever Happens

by Maryann O'Connor 21 September 2012

Everyone knows the living legend of Fidel Castro and Cuba. Fifty years on from the revolution, they have seen the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and seemingly survived unscathed, much to the disappointment of their mighty northern neighbours.

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Resistencia: Latin America documentary mini-fest

by Maryann O'Connor 28 August 2012

On September 22nd, the excellent Rich Mix in East London are playing host to Resistencia: a mini-fest of eye-opening documentaries on modern Latin America.

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In Review: Tambien La Lluvia [Even the Rain]

by Rob Keeling 18 May 2012

The award winning Spanish actress and director of Take My Eyes, Icíar Bollaín, has made an emotional and insightful film with Even the Rain, which touches on modern day environmental concerns of Bolivian Indians as well as looking at the poignant historical scars left by the Spanish Conquistadors as they swept across Latin America centuries […]

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