Berlinale 69º Talks: Interview Carmen Rivoira & Delfina Gavaldá

Coming straight from Argentina, the two Latin American directors, Carmen Rivoira and Delfina Gavaldá, have arrived at Berlinale after winning Mar del Plata’s International Film Festival best short-film competition with Mientras las olas (Meanwhile the waves). Already selected for the Generation14plus section from Berlinale, this Latin American film has a subtle but powerful cultural diversity …

Profiles: David Riaño Molina

David Riaño Molina, the Colombian jazz musician, and composer is presenting his new album, Campo Libre, a result of a music identity search from Germany to Colombia back and forth, showing that jazz is pure freedom. From a family of musicians, David Riaño Molina was born in Colombia and spent his childhood between Germany and Bogotá. …

A Film A Week: The Distinguished Citizen | El Ciudadano Ilustre

The Distinguished Citizen, an underhanded essay that breaks reality and demonstrates that the deep gap dividing Argentinian people was never based on political issues but cultural. Released on last year and available on Netflix, The Distinguished Citizen tells the story of Daniel Mantovani, a sixty-something-year-old world well-known writer and flamboyant winner of the Nobel Prize …

The Low Down on the Fieber Festival

Fieber Festival is dedicated solely to Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish women artists with residence in Berlin happening this week, October 5th to 8th at the Pfefferberg, Schönhauser Allee 176, 10119, Mitte. With more than 40 artists, this year’s edition will have its largest count of performers and artists since it started six years ago. Combining …

“La Hora Final” The Bloody End of Shining Path in Peru

La Hora Final is a police thriller by Peruvian filmmaker, Eduardo Mendoza, debuting in cinemas in Latin America and Spain exactly 25 years after the capture of Abismael Guzmán, leader of the Communist terrorist organisation Shining Path -Sendero Luminoso. Shining Path terrorised Peru in seek of a Revolution based on a massive bloodshed that left 11.000 …

Che Peruano featuring at WebFest Berlin 2017

Web series Che Peruano by Argentinian director, Ernesto Rowe, will be featuring along with the wild wide selection from the Web Fest Berlin 2017. In their third edition, the Web Fest Berlin is, as they define it, the first international festival in Germany dedicated to presenting, recognizing and advancing short form digital series from around the world. With …

The Low Down on the Internationales Literaturfestival

The 17th edition of the Internationales Literaturfestival starts on September 6th until the 16th with a curated pick of Hispanic writers. This 2017’s Internationales Literaturfestival is featuring Sergio Álvarez (Colombia, Spain), Chloe Aridjis  (Mexico, United Kingdom), Juan Gómez Bárcena (Spain), Alberto Barrera Tyszka  (Venezuela), Arturo Fontaine (Chile), Arnoldo Gálvez Suárez  (Guatemala), Pola Oloixarac (Argentina), Alberto Ruy …