cinema_paradiso

Cinema Paradiso; an inspiration

Italian movie Cinema Paradiso, whose original title is Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, was released in 1988 and has been one of my all time favorite movies. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore who  also wrote the story and screenplay, stari...
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La Camioneta

Highly Recommended

It is almost time to welcome the fall season, and with it come many area events. I would like to encourage people to attend this year’s CineSol Film Festival to be held in Harlingen and Edinburg, Texas. The opening screening ...
by Nydia O
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Mexican Movie Posters: The Collector’s View

Collecting Mexican movie posters was something unheard of until the early 1990s. Then, Rogelio Agrasánchez Jr. discovered the cultural and artistic value in that old, fascinating film propaganda. Thanks to his research, the wo...
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Young and Talented in A Dash

CineSol Film Festival organizers were busy this past weekend hosting the popular 24 Hour Film Dash. Fifteen teams registered and fifteen teams submitted their 5 minute short film; an uncommon but very positive circumstance.  T...
by Nydia O
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Ja'Ke

Ja’Ke Smith’s Wolf

  One of the most compelling films featured during the CineSol Film Festival was Wolf. Written and directed by Ya’Ke Smith. I had the opportunity of interviewing Ya’Ke and producer Ralph Lopez during the festival where...
by Nydia O
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