NY Int'l Latino Film Festival
Best Director -- Alejandro Bellame Palacios for "El Rumor De Las Piedras" Best International Feature -- "El Rumor De Las
I was snatched up by a top talent agency in Los Angeles and off I went to Hollywood, flush with youthful optimism, believing that the world was ready for a gay Latino artist... And nothing happened.
El Rumor De Las Piedras (The Rumble of Stones) Single mother Delia struggles to raise her sons, William and Santiago, in
You may remember the piece we did on Filly Brown, one of Sundance’s gems this year. Directed by Youssef Delara and Michael
Esperando A Los Bitles (Waiting For The Beatles) Beatlemania is alive and well...in Mexico, where a fervent following pays
I guess you could say that Filly Brown (at least for me) was conceived at NYLIFF 2006, because I spent the entire week with Youssef. During this time we learned we had similar tastes in film and decided that we should collaborate on something down the line.
Film festivals are unique in so many ways, every festival, every edition brings something new to the table; from the selected films to all sorts of technological advances filling up the ever-expanding cloud, or even the criteria under which films are being screened...
When I started out as a playwright, the quality of your work could get you in almost any door, but things have changed -- now it's the quality of your networking ability that matters -- with very few and rare exceptions.
See the NYILFF2012 site for the full schedule of screenings and events, but know that these are some of the great films on
Sometimes, a movie you absolutely love and thought you couldn't live without suddenly doesn't return your calls. Maybe they are going to hold out for a festival that's bigger, more well-known, wealthier, prettier, skinnier ...
Sangre De Familia (Family Blood) When Alejandro delves into the secret of his father's mysterious death, he comes across
HBO will have significant presence at this year's festival, first and foremost, through the HBO/NYILFF Short Film Competition, a joint partnership that has offered new Latino talent a chance to produce a winning script to film since 2004.
The New York International Latino Film Fest (NYILFF) kicks off it's 13th year tonight with the premiere of Filly Brown, the
Being an LA native there's nothing like the sights and sounds of the city, the energy and the passion for cinema. To be able to come back and open the fest is a major honor. Filly Brown was born from my stay in NYC.
We've never played by any rules. We represent Nueva York and it's amazing bursts of color, sounds and culture and our programming embodies that. We've never been scared to program LGBT films, close with a documentary or screen horror films every night at midnight.
The film projects "La Toma," "Entre Nos" and "Autumn's Eyes" have one thing in common, Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte. They are sisters in creativity in a field where not many women have a stage, get recognized, and much less as Latina filmmakers.
This year's short films represented by Latinos and Hispanics offer a wide array of unique subjects and characters--from challenged love relations in the digital age to sisters battling grief through relieving a plugged milk duct.
Guerrero's voice represents the complexity of the immigrant. Her identity is what she titles "Xicana Urban," a result of being born in San Francisco, raised in the East Bay Area, and maintaining a tight connection with her Mexican heritage.
Librarian of Congress James Billington personally selects the films every year. Recommendations are made by the library’s
The 2010 New York International Latino Film Festival will showcase more than 100 Latin-themed films at its 11th edition, taking