Art and Culture

In the past, the Panama Film Festival has attracted director greats such as Karim Aïnouz (Brazil) and Pablo Trapero (Argentina), and actors Ricardo Darín (Argentina) and Édgar Ramírez (Venezuela). This year it was a tall, charismatic Dominican of Haitian origin with an enigmatic name that ruled...
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GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL gets on a roll about poetry, fascism, idealism and power as he talks to Latinolife about the times we live in…oh, and his latest film, NERUDA.
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The latest Chilean addition to a great Latin American tradition of highly entertaining political thrillers, or 'Latin Noir' as the genre is now known. Neruda, focuses on the the arrest warrant issued in 1948 for the then Communist senator. Pablo Neruda, before he became one of the world...
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NERUDA, an original take on a biopic of the renowned Chilean poet Pablo Neruda by Pablo Larraín, is being release in the UK in April, 2017. Much anticipated, fans of Pablo Larrain’s creative films will not be disappointed. Very well received at the London Film Festival and at Cannes, this film...
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Patricia Diaz describes herself as a migrant storyteller, for she has lived longer in London than in her native Colombia. Her debut novel ‘The Golden Bat’ touches on the tragic events of the 1985 Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruption that killed 25,000 people, through the ‘return’ of an English academic...
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In the first of our 'Memorable Film' series on Latin America and Spain’s most memorable films and directors, Latinolife’s film editor, Corina Poore, profiles the ground-breaking Argentine director Armando Bó
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A richly painted portrait of Brazilian society, of corporate greed and, ultimately, of a woman of a certain age.
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The Brazilian film 'Aquarius' received rave reviews following its World Premiere at Cannes where it was nominated for the Palme d’Or, the Cannes Jury Prize, and the Cannes Grand Prix. Just as captivating for the world’s media, was the cast’s red-carpet protest about the ‘coup d’etat’ that...
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A delightful, thoughtful and hugely comical experience at the innovative Spanish Theatre initiative in Southwark
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Think Latin, Feel Latin, Buy Latin...here's our choice of great Latin products on the market this February
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Inspired by ten years living as a teacher in Brazil, Paradise City is the debut crime novel from Joe Thomas, which delves deep into the underworld of São Paulo. Here the author writes about the people and places, the violence and beauty of one of the world's biggest megatropolis, that...
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The classic 1959 Rio Carnival adaptation of the ancient Greek tale about Orpheus and Eurydice, two lovers meeting and falling in love, pursued by the macabre figure of Death, is brilliantly brought back to life in a new Blu-Ray edition. Corina Poore revels in the epic musicality and beauty, and its...
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