Latin American Cinema

Latin American Cinema

A sampling of films from across Latin America, including dramas from Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Peru and more.

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Latin American Cinema
  • The Window

    It is a significant day for 80 year-old Antonio. After an absence of many years, his estranged son is coming to visit. All must be perfect. There will be a toast with a very special champagne; an embrace; warm words that may finally bridge the gap between them… But before, Antonio must wait. Bedr...

  • XXY

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Beth Accomando's AWFJ review: "Lucia Puenzo's directing debut is a coming of age film with a twist. XXY is about a teenager who was born with both male and female genitalia. Alex has been raised as a girl but at fifteen, she’s sta...

  • Time To Die

    Fresh from serving eighteen years in jail for shooting a man in self-defense, Juan Sayago (Jorge Martinez de Hoyos, The Magnificent Seven) comes back to his hometown to start life anew and reunite with old flame Mariana (Marga Lopez, Bunuel's Nazarin). But the two sons of the man he killed, consu...

  • Midaq Alley

    Adapted from the novel by Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz and winner of numerous international awards, Midaq Alley explores the intersecting lives of a diverse group of individuals whose stories converge inside a vibrant Mexico City neighborhood. Among them is local cantina owner Rutilio (Ern...

  • The Queen

    Lost in a world of grown-ups, young Memi is torn between the glamour of the carnival pageant and the social pressure to become a winner.


  • Cassandro, the Exotico!

    Famed as much for his flamboyant drag and sky-high pompadour as for his show-stopping kicks and flips,
    Cassandro’s trailblazing ascent as one the industry’s first openly gay wrestlers has resonated internationally for a quarter century. Marie Losier captures the moving, humorous, and always color...

  • She Wolf

    She Wolf is a serial killer who traps her men in the subway in Buenos Aires. She seduces, has sex with them and kills them. But one of those men is a police officer who is investigating her crimes. Running away from him, she meets a dealer with whom she starts a relationship. This romance unravel...

  • Zombi Child

    Haiti, 1962. A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at a prestigious all-girls boarding school, Melissa, a Haitian teenager, confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends – never imagining that this stra...