‘KILLING JESUS’: REVIEW

Being acclaimed in Toronto and San Sebastian, KILLING JESUS is captivating audiences and making Laura Mora’s first feature a complete a success. The story of a young girl, Paula, who is driven by her anger, frustration and pain, finding revenge as the only choice after witnessing the cold-blooded murder of her father, thus leading her…

THE LAST SUIT winner in the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Last Suits wins Best Film in the Nueva Vision Award for Spain/Latin America Cinema Competition on this year Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The film, Directed by Pablo Solarz, was acclaimed for its visual achievement and great performances. The film will be screened as part of the top 3 highlighted award winning films from the Festival at…

THE CONSTITUTION FIRST TO WIN THREE MAJOR AWARDS AT RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

In the 25 year history of Raindance not one film has won the main three awards in the same year: – Best Film – Best Perfomance (Nebojša Glogovac) – Best Screenplay (Rajko Grlić and Ante Tomić) The Raindance Film Festival aims to honour the best of indie cinema from across the world and focuses in…

BERLINALE: WHEN THE TREES FALL SELECTED IN THIS YEAR’S PANORAMA PROGRAMME

The Programme for Berlinale Panorama 2018 has just been released with pleasant news for LATIDO. WHEN THE TREES FALL (Koly padayut dereva) will have its world premiere on this year’s Berlinale. The film directed by Marysia Nikitiuk will be part of Panorama, well known for its seek for diverse, unfamiliar and artistic films. Exploring the fluid…

CHAVELA WINNER OF THE GOLDEN ATHENA AWARD FOR BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY

We are pleased to announce that Chavela won the Golden Athena award for best music documentary in the 23rd Athens International Film Festival held from September 20th to October 1st. The American, Mexican, and Spanish co-production was co-directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi and portray the life of the famous Mexican singer. Congratulations! Click…

BERLINALE: SOUTH selected to pitch at the “COPRO SERIES” in the Co-Production Market

The drama series SOUTH has been selected to present its pitch in this year “COPRO SERIES”. This debut of Portuguese director Ivo M. Ferreira will also have the opportunity to meet with interested partners to talk in concrete terms about a possible collaboration. In this project , a rather socially inept detective in a heat and crisis…

SAN SEBASTIAN: KILLING JESUS STANDS OUT AS A MULTI-AWARD WINNER IN SAN SEBASTIAN

KILLING JESUS, winner of four prizes in the 65th San Sebastian Film Festival: – Special Mention of the Jury – New Directors – EROSKI Youth Audience Award – SIGNIS Special Prize of the Jury – FEDEORA Award The film had its first screening on Thursday with a magnificent acclaim from the audience and a successful Q&A with the director…

KILLING JESUS WINS THE CINE LATINO AWARD IN PALM SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL

Killing Jesus, directed by Laura Mora, WINNER of the Cine Latino Award for Best Ibero-American Film in the 29th annual Palm Spring Film Festival. The film will be shown today on the Best of the Fest screenings, which shows 180 films from 77 countries. The Colombia-Argentina co-production follows Paula, who witnesses her social activist father’s assassination, the inept, uncaring…

THE LAST SUIT wins the Schoumann Award for Best Feature in the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival 2017.

The jury of the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival decided to award THE LAST SUIT with the prize for Best Feature in the International Competition. Congratulations to all the cast and crew for making a picture full of humanity and emotion. «For its cinematic achievement, inspirational message and the outstanding performance of the main actor» (Miguel Ángel Solá). Exploring themes…

VARIETY Oscars Predictions: “PSICONAUTAS: The Forgotten Children” to be considered in the Animated Feature Film category

As every year, VARIETY has made its predictions of which might be the nominees for the 90th Academy Awards. In this occasion a mention is made for “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children” to be consider in the Animated Feature Film category. The Spanish film co-directed by Alberto Vazquez and Pedro Rivero took the award for Best Animated Feature in…

AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL WINNER OF THE AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD IN THE CINE LATINO MINNEAPOLIS SAINT PAUL FILM FESTIVAL

After winning the Audience Awards in Seattle and Washington DC, AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL continues to demostrate that it’s an attractive film winning the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD in the CINE LATINO MINNEAPOLIS SAINT PAUL FILM FESTIVAL 2017. «From his wheel chair, Joaquin discovers that his neighbors are digging a tunnel to rob the bank next to his apartment….

KILLING JESUS WINS BEST DIRECTOR IN THE CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Colombian filmmaker Laura Mora won The Silver Pyramid, the Special Award for the Best Director for her film KILLING JESUS in the 39th edition of the CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. The film also won the FIPRESCI jury prize, awarded by the International Federation of Film Critics. This young director is making a notable tour of festivals with this film that…

LATEST LATIDO’S ACQUISITION “CARMEN Y LOLA” SELECTED FOR CANNES’ DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT

Arantxa Echevarria’s feature film debut, “CARMEN Y LOLA”, has been selected for the 50th edition of Directors’ Fortnight which takes place during Cannes Film Festival. The film is one of the 17 features selected out of 1,609 films submitted. The Spanish director and scriptwriter tells the story of two young gypsy girls who fight for…

‘KILLING JESUS’ AND ‘CHAMPIONS’ WERE A TOTAL SUCCESS IN GUADALAJARA’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Two new recognitions for the acclaimed film by Laura Mora, ‘KILLING JESUS’. Congratulations! On Friday, in the festival’s closing ceremony, the winners for this year’s edition were announced. As one of the most prestigious events for Iberoamerican films, the Guadalajara’s Film Festival awarded KILLING JESUS with two prizes in the Iberoamerican Feature Film competition: BEST FILM and the Mayahuel award for BEST ACTOR…

HUELVA FILM FESTIVAL REWARDED 4 FILMS FROM OUR CATALOGUE: MIRIAM LIES, A TWELVE-YEAR NIGHT, EL PIEDRA AND CARMEN Y LOLA

At Huelva Film Festival this year, four films of our catalogue were abundantly rewarded. MIRIAM LIES, the Dominican Republic and Spanish coproduction, directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada, won the Colón de Oro for Best Feature Film at the 44th Festival of Latin-American Cinema of Huelva. Another one of the big winners of this…

LATIDO FILMS WINS ‘DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR’ IN CARTOON MOVIE

Latido Films received on friday the prize for Distributor of the Year, voted by all professionals attending the Cartoon Movie, for its outstanding contribution to the development of European Animation over the last year. During this year’s edition, Latido launched two animated features: Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles directed by Salvador Simó, a film based on the true…

‘THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS’ CHOSEN AS BRAZIL’S OSCAR SUBMISSION

We are very proud to announce that THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS by Carlos Diegues is the Brazilian Candidate for the Academy Awards 2019.   Produced by LUZ MÁGICA (Brazil), FADO FILMES (Portugal) and MILONGA PRODUCTIONS (France), directed by the three times selected in Cannes Official Selection creator Cacá Diegues, the film is a celebration of magic, entertainment and cinema.   THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS is inspired…

LATIDO FILMS NOMINATED FOR “DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR” IN CARTOON MOVIE TRIBUTES 2018

We are pleased to announce the CARTOON MOVIE decision to nominate LATIDO FILMS for the 2018 CARTOON MOVIE TRIBUTES in the category “European Distributor/Sales of the Year”. Cartoon Movie Tributes rewards the outstanding achievements that have had a positive and dynamic influence and contribution to the development of European animation over the last year. All professionals attending the Cartoon Movie will vote…

CAMPANELLA’S LAST FILM ‘THE WEASELS’ IS LATIDO’S NEW ACQUISITION

Latido is bringing onto the Toronto market “The Weasels,” the first live-action film from Argentina’s Juan José Campanella since he won a foreign-language Oscar for “The Secret in Their Eyes” in 2010. Campanella had said of “The Weasels” that it continually counterpoints and flows between suspense, drama, comedy and romance. “The Secret in their Eyes”…