Director Neto Villalobos on His Latinbeat Deadpan Comedy ‘All About the Feathers’ image

Director Neto Villalobos on His Latinbeat Deadpan Comedy ‘All About the Feathers’

FilmLinc spoke with filmmaker Neto Villalobos about his film All About the Feathers, set to screen on Thursday, July 17 and Saturday, July 19 as part of Latinbeat.

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‘Paradise’ in Mexico City: Latinbeat’s Mariana Chenillo Talks About Her Sophomore Outing image

‘Paradise’ in Mexico City: Latinbeat’s Mariana Chenillo Talks About Her Sophomore Outing

Filmmaker Mariana Chenillo won praises for her feature debut Nora's Will back at Latinbeat 2009. Returning to festival with her second feature, Paradise, Chenillo talks about an unpretentious couple who move to Mexico's capital and their adjustment to the big city.

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The Film Society Welcomes 15th Latinbeat Series in July image

The Film Society Welcomes 15th Latinbeat Series in July

Fellipe Barbosa's debut feature, Casa Grande, will open Latinbeat, the Film Society's annual showcase of contemporary Latin American cinema.

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Interview: Pablo Delgado Sanchez, “The Tears” image

Interview: Pablo Delgado Sanchez, “The Tears”

The young Mexican director discusses the improvisational approach he took with his feature debut, his interest in exploring family dynamics, and the importance of ambiguity and its ability to transform film into a "neverending story."

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Interview: Barbara Sarasola Day, “Belated” image

Interview: Barbara Sarasola Day, “Belated”

The Latinbeat newcomer discusses her process of working with actors, the importance of gender and power dynamics in the film, and gender equality in Argentinean cinema.

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Santiago Loza Debuts Populist “La Paz” image

Santiago Loza Debuts Populist “La Paz”

The Latinbeat regular spoke with FilmLinc Daily ahead of the North American premiere of his latest film, which opened the festival over the weekend. He talks about how the issue of class and poverty have evolved in Latin American storytelling and why La Paz was perfect for the big screen despite Argentina's current love affair with the stage.

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Interview: Lina Rodriguez, “Señoritas” image

Interview: Lina Rodriguez, “Señoritas”

The Colombian director discusses bringing her first feature film to screen, being a woman in Bogotá, casting her own mother, and comparisons to Lena Dunham’s Girls.

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Wahrmann on Memory and Collective Trauma in “Avanti Popolo” image

Wahrmann on Memory and Collective Trauma in “Avanti Popolo”

Latinbeat newcomer Michael Wahrmann discusses Brazil's complicated relationship with its past and the rest of Latin America, using Super 8mm and his views on the perceived "death of film," and the recent protests he calls "hipster manifestations" in his home country.

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Strange Capers: Wordplay with Matías Piñeiro image

Strange Capers: Wordplay with Matías Piñeiro

Argentinean director Matías Piñeiro discusses his thoughts of literature and theater, his filmmaking process, and the art of translation. All four of his films screen in this year's Latinbeat festival!

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A New Beat in Latin American Cinema image

A New Beat in Latin American Cinema

This year's Latinbeat reflects a shift towards Latin American co-productions and features a spotlight on the films of rising Argentinean star Matías Piñeiro in conjunction with the theatrical release of his new film Viola (ND/NF '13).

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