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iW NEWS | 28 Films On Tap For Latinbeat

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 19, 2008 at 4:20AM

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual Latinbeat series announced their 2008 programming, which presents 28 films from 11 different countries. This year's series hosts films from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela and the United States. "Never before has the landscape of Latin American film been richer and more varied in style, genre, theme, location and the number of countries explored," says the Film Society's Marcela Goglio, who curated the series with Film Society program director Richard Pena, in a statement. "The number of strong, arresting works and the range of exciting unique personal voices reflect the diversity and overall cultural effervescence of the region itself." Announced titles include Lucia Cedron's "Lamb of God," Laura Amelia-Guzman's "Cochochi," Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez's "The Path," Wolney Oliveira's "El cayo de la muerte," Mariana Randon's "Postcards from Leningrad," Anahi Berneri's "Encarnacion" and Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone's "The Pope's Toilet." Latinbeat runs from September 5-25, 2008 at the Walter Reade Theater in New York City. For tickets and more information, visit their website. [Peter Knegt]
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center's annual Latinbeat series announced their 2008 programming, which presents 28 films from 11 different countries. This year's series hosts films from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela and the United States. "Never before has the landscape of Latin American film been richer and more varied in style, genre, theme, location and the number of countries explored," says the Film Society's Marcela Goglio, who curated the series with Film Society program director Richard Pena, in a statement. "The number of strong, arresting works and the range of exciting unique personal voices reflect the diversity and overall cultural effervescence of the region itself." Announced titles include Lucia Cedron's "Lamb of God," Laura Amelia-Guzman's "Cochochi," Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez's "The Path," Wolney Oliveira's "El cayo de la muerte," Mariana Randon's "Postcards from Leningrad," Anahi Berneri's "Encarnacion" and Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone's "The Pope's Toilet." Latinbeat runs from September 5-25, 2008 at the Walter Reade Theater in New York City. For tickets and more information, visit their website. [Peter Knegt]

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