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Fernando Guibert (father), was one of Argentina's most recognised poets and artists until his death in 1983. Fernando D Guibert (son) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1957, where he taught and lectured before arriving in London in 1989. Since then he has lived and worked in London as an...
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As the ground-breaking work of 20th century Cuban painter, Wifredo Lam, one of the finest artists of his time, takes over London’s Tate Modern, Londoners have a rare opportunity to immerse themselves in Lam’s spiritual world, full of Afro-Cuban mysticism. Lam's work pays homage to the island’s...
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Patient, which had its British Premiere in the ‘Debate’ section of the 60th London Film festival, is a sensitive and deeply moving documentary by Colombian director Jorge Caballero. The film takes us on a journey as we accompany the mother, Nubia, in her fight against the inhuman bureaucratic...
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Part of the presidential state visit was s atop at Pedro Ruiz's (Colombian painter, Bogota.1957) exquisite show "Oro, Spirit and Nature of a Territory", a travelling exhibition of 33 miniature works, where spectators are challenged to look through multifaceted layers that unveil a...
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A rare screening of FUEGO, one of Latin America’s best examples of erotic cinema, has been chosen as part of the Barbican’s Cheap Thrills season of bold and outrageous films. Corina Poore praises one of the hottest cinematic represenations of female sexual desire (revolutionary for its time),...
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Corina J Poore talks to the director of Argentina’s latest film to wow global audiences, a ferociously honest film that explores the drug-fuelled debauchery of Buenos Aires’ underworld sexual, and ye whose power lies in its humanity.
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Presenting his debut fiction feature at the London Film festival this week, Brazilian/American Director Gage Klinger talks about the film's central themes around the intense experience one can have with a stranger and getting Jim Jarmusch involved as executive producer
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Think Latin, Feel Latin, Buy Latin...here's our choice of great Latin products on the market this Autumn
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One of Cuba’s most well-known contemporary artists, Armando Mariño studied in Havana, now lives and works in New York and exhibits all over the world. Now in London showing his large scale works rooted within the stories of migration that many including Cubans have undertaken - enormous and...
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Amaranta Wright enters the world of Ramón Monegal, the legendary Spanish perfumer now celebrating 100 years of a family in fragrance, and emerges transformed.
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In his own words, Pedro Almodóvar offers us clues to the ten themes central to his latest film, Julieta
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Native of San Sebastián (b. 1958) and settled in Madrid, Julio Medem is one of Spain’s most acclaimed directors. Famous for ‘Sex and Lucia’, ‘Lovers of the Arctic Circle’, and also for 'La Pelota Vasca' a film about Basque separatism, he talks about the (very topical) issues of separatism...
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Latin America has its fair share of great authors, but what about the budding authors among London-bred Latino community? London’s Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese communities are well into their second and third generations. Some came here decades ago, as political refugees or economic...
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