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33rd Guadalajara International Film Festival

Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro’s triumphant visit to his native city five days after winning three Oscars, the splendid new installations of the Conjunto de Artes Escénicas, and the tragic disappearance of three film students marked a thirty-third edition of the … Continue reading

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33º Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara

La visita triunfante del cineasta tapatío Guillermo Del Toro a su ciudad natal cinco días después de haber ganado tres premios Oscar, las espléndidas nuevas instalaciones del Conjunto de Artes Escénicas y la triste desaparición de tres estudiantes marcaron una trigésimo … Continue reading

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Guadalajara International Film Festival: A magnificent fiesta of Latino cinema now in its thirty-second year

The Guadalajara International Film Festival brought to a close its magnificent thirty-second edition with an awards ceremony at University of Guadalajara’s Cineforo last Friday, March 16, thus concluding a week full of cinema in which more than a dozen films … Continue reading

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‘The macho ultimately wants to be told that he’s loved’: Roberto Sneider, director of ‘You’re Killing Me Susana’

Me quiere, no me quiere. Me quiere, no me quiere… Patán donde los haya y celoso como buen macho mexicano, el despechado Eligio persigue a su pareja Susana de la Ciudad de México hasta Iowa en busca de una explicación ante su inesperada marcha. Allí descubre que Susana está saliendo con otro — altote, peludo, […]

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‘Walking Distance’: Interview with Alejandro Guzmán Álvarez and Martha Claudia Moreno

An obese man, his grouchy sister, the skinny brother-in-law and a youngster who works in a photo store are the charming characters featured in the film Walking Distance [Distancias cortas], “an urban fairy tale about a 440-pound man who has … Continue reading

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‘Ixcanul,’ a cinematic gem from Guatemala

With the backing of awards at the Berlin, Montreal, Guadalajara, Lima and Cartagena film festivals, Ixcanul, an exquisite Guatemalan film about the filial love between mother and daughter in a Kaqchikel Maya community, premieres on the big screens of the … Continue reading

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‘Ixcanul’, una joya cinematográfica chapina

Con el aval de premios en los festivales de Berlín, Montreal, Guadalajara, Lima y Cartagena, se estrena en las grandes pantallas de Estados Unidos Ixcanul, una exquisita película guatemalteca en torno al amor filial entre madre e hija en el … Continue reading

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