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Interview with Natalia Almada, director of ‘Al otro lado’

Before directing the acclaimed documentaries El velador (2011) and El general (2009), talented Mexican filmmaker Natalia Almada shot her first feature Al otro lado [To the Other Side] in 2005, an excellent documentary about the epic journey of a young … Continue reading

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Entrevista con Natalia Almada, directora de ‘Al otro lado’

Antes de dirigir los aclamados documentales El velador (2011) y El general (2009), la talentosa cineasta sinaloense Natalia Almada se estrenó en el largometraje con Al otro lado (2005), un excelente documental sobre la epopeya de un joven cantante de … Continue reading

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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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‘Sabrás qué hacer conmigo’: entrevista con Katina Medina Mora

Como si se tratara de un concierto de música de cámara, en la intimidad y con pocos instrumentos, la cineasta mexicana Katina Medina Mora explora la relación de una pareja en duelo y sus dificultades para abrirse a la intimidad. … Continue reading

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‘Distancias cortas’: entrevista con Alejandro Guzmán Álvarez y Martha Claudia Moreno

Un gordotote, su hermana enojona, el cuñado delgadurris y un joven que trabaja en una tienda de fotos son los entrañables protagonistas de la película Distancias Cortas, “un cuento de hadas urbano acerca de un hombre de 200 kilos a … Continue reading

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Director Arturo González Villaseñor on ‘Las Patronas,’ the women who feed immigrants on their way to the U.S.

First time filmmaker Arturo González Villaseñor has been traveling to film festivals to present his documentary Llévate mis amores to enthusiastic audiences across the U.S. and Mexico. The film tells the story of Las Patronas, a group of women in … Continue reading

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Interview with Lorenzo Vigas, director of ‘From Afar’

Awarded with the Golden Lion in Venice, Italy last year, ‘Desde allá’ [From Afar] explores the relationship between a middle-aged professional and a street youth — two men from different classes who are friends, father and son, and lovers as … Continue reading

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