Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo, a film student, sound designer and the daughter of one of Colombia’s best known directors, Victor Gaviria, gently contemplates the ethics of filmmaking and representation in ‘El cielo después de llover’ (The Calm After the Storm, 2019).
Latin American Films
The best Latin American films of 2021.
REVIEW ‘Prayers for the Stolen’: Mexican drama amongst 15 titles shortlisted for Best International Feature
Tatiana Huezo’s first feature film has been selected to represent Mexico amongst the 15 shortlisted titles competing for Best International... Read Article
‘Lina from Lima’ is a dazzling, genre-bending musical comedy with a unique take on the migrant experience. The film screens as part of this year’s London Migration Film Festival which runs from 25th November to 1st December.
Maria Teresa, and her male partner Montoya, are two officers in Mexico City. Known as the “love patrol” by their... Read Article
REVIEW Animated Shorts at Inaugural Brazil Indigenous Film Festival Show Defiant Vibrancy of Guajajara and Maxakali Peoples
Traditional folktales from Brazil’s Guajajara and Maxakali peoples are infused with creative energy in two animated shorts forming part of the inaugural Brazil Indigenous Film Festival.
Emma is a French-Cameroonian flight attendant who gets caught by the police when she tries to smuggle drugs on a... Read Article
The tale of two inseparable sisters struggling with repression and prejudice in Rio de Janeiro’s machismo society in the 1950s., Karin Ainouz’s The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão is being released into UK cinemas on Friday 15th October.
Clara Sola takes an imaginative look at a woman’s release from the social constraints that shape her life, through her... Read Article
Filmmaking heavyweights, A-list talent, an aural journey in Colombia’s capital, Maradona’s Hand of God… The BFI London Film Festival, which... Read Article
London's Pride parade may have been cancelled for the second year running, but Argentine film 'One in a Thousand' brings together a multitude of queer characters in a joyful celebration.
Lauded by Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King, Issa López’s critically acclaimed Tigers Are Not Afraid, a harrowing and enthralling film shown through the eyes of a group of children in Mexico, where the cartel wars – and their devastating effects - are part of everyday life.