“Parasite” won the most awards with five, including Best Picture for the Latino Entertainment Journalists’ 2019 Latino Entertainment Film Awards.
The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2019)
NAME OF FILM: THE CHAMBERMAID (LA CAMARISTA)
DIRECTOR(S): Lila Avilés
STARRING: Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Lila Avilés turns the monotonous workday of Eve (Gabriela Cartol), a chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel, into a beautifully observed film of rich detail. Set entirely in this alienating environment, with extended scenes taking place in the guest rooms, hallways, and cleaning facilities, this minimalist yet sumptuous movie brings to the fore Eve’s hopes, dreams, and desires.
The epic 14-hour-plus Argentine film La Flor by Mariano Llinás won the top award for Best Latin American Film at the 10th Cinema Tropical Awards.
Latino Entertainment Journalists Association announced the nominations for the second Latino Entertainment Film Awards. Nominees include “Monos,” “Parasite,” and “The Two Popes.”
TEMBLORES, BIRDS OF PASSAGE, ROMA Among Cinema Tropical 2019 Shortlist of Best Latin American and U.S. Latinx Films
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Documentary RETURN TO MT. KENNEDY and Mexican Short Films Headline Ashland Festival Varsity World Film Week 2019
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AN UNEXPECTED LOVE and World Premiere of DAYS OF LIGHT Bookend 2019 AFI Latin American Film Festival Lineup
The 2019 AFI Latin American Film Festival will take place September 12 to October 2 and showcase 53 films, nearly 40% of the films are directed by women.
Kino Lorber will release The Chambermaid (La camarista), the auspicious and engaging film debut by Mexican director-actress-dramatist Lila Avilés.
The prizes were presented to the winners of the juried Golden Gate Awards at the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival, with the top prize – New Directors Award going to The Chambermaid.
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Hola Mexico Film Festival Adds New Section – The Other Mexico/El Otro México – Highlighting Underrepresented Mexicans in Films
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WOMAN AT WAR, OUR BODIES OUR DOCTORS Win Audience Awards at 42nd Portland International Film Festival
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This year’s lineup for the 48th annual New Directors/New Films will introduce 24 features and 11 short films to New York audiences, with 15 films directed or co-directed by women.
SHOPLIFTERS, SOFIA, GHOST FLEET, DEAD PIGS Win Juried Awards at 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival
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2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival to Screen 223 Films, Opens with Kenneth Branagh’s ALL IS TRUE
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AT ETERNITY’S GATE to Open 2018 Marrakech International Film Festival, Fest Unveils Official Selection
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Highlighting rising feature film directors and the best of independent filmmaking, the American Film Institute announced today the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2018
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Thirteen first or second films by European, Asian and Latin American directors that will be competing for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award at the 2018 San Sebastián Film Festival.