Archive for the 'Latin America' Category

Alamar (To the Sea) Review

Director Pedro González-Rubio’s debut film Alamar is nothing short of a contemporary masterpiece. Deceptively simple in structure, its story woven around a Mexican father and his half-Italian son embarking on a trip to the coral reefs of Banco Chinchorro ahead of their impending separation, the work is infused with a delightful authenticity edging on neo-realist […]read more

The Man Who Copied (O Homem Que Copiava) Review

Jorge Furtado’s optimist-driven film The Man Who Copied is a landmark achievement in modern Brazilian cinema, an emotionally complete work that does not shy away from putting the spotlight on socioeconomic problems caused by the country’s high crime rate and great wealth divide between the rich and the poor, yet manages to remain light, graceful and filled with positive more