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Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - The Americas

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • August 22, 2014 11:00 AM
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Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all the information available on the centerpiece awards, other more obscure races remain a complete mystery at this point. Among these, the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is almost certainly the most complex to prognosticate.Therefore, after lots of research and arduous educated guessing to put it together, the list below offers a more insightful look at this race before the actual individual selections are announced.

LatinoBuzz: Chilean Cinema at Locarno 2014

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • August 13, 2014 9:00 AM
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Continuing with the recent output of successful films in the international scene, Chilean Cinema is present at this year's Locarno Film Festival with several offerings.

LatinoBuzz:'Wild Tales' Press Conference

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • August 5, 2014 8:30 AM
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The Argentine film "Wild Tales" (Relatos Salvajes) was part of this year's Cannes Official Selection. Here is piece on the film's recent press conference in its home country published by Filming in Argentina.

LatinoBuzz: Interview with 'Underwater Dreams' Filmmaker Mary Mazzio

  • By Juan Caceres
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  • August 1, 2014 11:20 AM
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LatinoBuzz got to see “Underwater Dreams” written and directed by Mary Mazzio, and narrated by Michael Peña. It is a beautiful story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts. And then go on to defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the process.

LatinoBuzz: Winston Baker's TV and Film Finance Forum in Rio 2014 Includes Canana, HBO, RT Features, Televisa and more

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 31, 2014 10:31 AM
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Winston Baker inaugural event last year was a great success with over 200 high-level financiers, filmmakers, agents, distributors, and industry advisers in attendance. The goal at this year’s event is to bring together pioneers who are paving the way for the audiovisual industry of Latin America for both the TV and Film.

LatinoBuzz: Actress Gina Rodriguez On Her New Show 'Jane the Virgin'

  • By Vanessa Erazo
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  • July 30, 2014 1:00 PM
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Back in 2012, a small indie film called "Filly Brown" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Instantly it was a breakout hit. In Park City, on the internet, in trade publications, and on blogs people could not stop talking about the talented newcomer Gina Rodriguez. Her dazzling performance in Filly Brown as a tough, young rapper from East Los Angeles put her and the film, directed by Youssef Delara and Michael D. Olmos, on the map.

LatinoBuzz: Ventana Sur Opens Call for Entries 2014

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 30, 2014 9:00 AM
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The inscriptions to participate in the sixth edition of Ventana Sur are open. The market will be held from December 1st to 5th in the city of Buenos Aires. Ventana Sur is an initiative of INCAA and Marché du Film/ Festival de Cannes, being the most important market in the region. A place where industry professionals can hold meetings and have complete access to the latest Latin American films.

LatinoBuzz: Call for Mexican Projects in Development and Post

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 23, 2014 10:30 AM
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As part of its commitment to support national cinematography production Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund offers on its second year in a row a grand total of USD $138,240 to Mexican projects.

LatinoBuzz: 17 Years Later, Latinbeat Goes On: Film Programmer Marcela Goglio On How It All Started

  • By Vanessa Erazo
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  • July 16, 2014 8:30 AM
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As a film fan, self-professed cinenerd, and an ex-film programmer at the New York International Latino Film Festival, the closure of the long-running fest last year was soul crushing. There are very few spaces dedicated to exhibiting Latino cinema and a lot of the remaining ones are on shaky ground.

Exclusive LatinoBuzz Shipwrecked: The East Los High Cast Edition!

  • By Juan Caceres
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  • July 9, 2014 10:00 AM
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The summer just got hotter with the return of the “East Los High: Season 2!” Since the first class graduated they’ve had some bragging rights like being the number one show on Hulu Latino and top five overall in programming. Not too shabby for an all Latino cast who gained a legion of faithful fans called “ELHAddicts!” Well, there’s a new cast (and some familiar faces) to bring the ruckus to East Los High School! LatinoBuzz decided to welcome them by throwing them on a deserted island to fend for themselves. They were allowed to pick a film, an album, a book and a companion from the movies to join them.

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