Film

DEC
2

Las Acacias

The first feature film from Argentine director Pablo Giorgelli has been a huge success. Las Acacias won the Caméra d’Or (Best First Film) at the 2011 Cannes Festival, the New Horizons Prize at San Sebastian and the Sutherland Award for

DEC
5

Battlefield @ Bolívar Hall

This is a rare opportunity to see the cult, low-budget hit that has taken cinemas in Bolivia by storm. Battlefield – directed by Amancay Tapia – is the story of five women trapped in a beauty salon in La Paz

DEC
6

Movimientos Live Presents Our Latin Thing

Movimientos will be celebrating the release of Our Latin Thing on DVD by joining forces with Shook magazine and Strut records to screen this salsa classic at Notting Hill Arts Club, where it will be followed by the normal Movimientos

NOV
30

Our Latin Thing @ La Bodeguita

Our Latin Thing is the definitive document of Latino life in New York in the early 70s. Directed by Leon Gast (When We Were Kings), the film focuses on a live performance by Fania All Stars – including the likes

NOV
29

Cocaine Unwrapped

Screening of Cocaine Unwrapped, a new documentary about cocaine. The film follows the trail of the drug through the coca farmers in Bolivia and Colombia, the drugs mules in Ecuadorian prisons, and the street dealers in Mexico, to the consumers

NOV
10

City of God @ London World Film Festival

Rio Film School are hosting the Brazilian night of the London World Film Festival, which means a screening of City of God as well as a Q+A with Leandro Firmino (aka Lil Ze from City of God) and a few

NOV
23

London Latin American Film Festival

Films from all over Latin America feature in this year’s edition of the London Latin American Film Fesival

NOV
29

2nd Portuguese Film Festival in London

The Portuguese Film Festival returns to London after a successful debut last year. The festival will be taking place between the 10th and 30th November with movies screening at Ritzy, Clapham Picture House and the Barbican.

NOV
11

Brazilian Cinema Returns

It wasn’t that long ago that we had the Brazilian Film Festival of London but already we have a new season of Brazilian cinema lined up, with the Cinema of Brazil season taking Travel Stories as it’s theme. This means

OCT
30

In Your Name @ The Lexi Cinema

In Your Name is the debut feature from Brazilian director Paulo Nascimento. It tells the story of a student who is arrested, tortured and thrown out of Brazil during the 1970s, a time when Brazil was under military rule and