Embracing “The Embrace of the Serpent”

The Embrace of the Serpent  is an adventure and drama film that uses long shots to locate the public in the Colombian Amazon geography describing the relationship between the indigenous people and the  land, the river and the universe.  The use of long shots depict how was the encounter of two different kinds of knowledge, … More Embracing “The Embrace of the Serpent”

3 Interviews: The Latin American Film Festival 2015

[ENTREVISTA CON EMILIO ALVAREZ ICAZA, INVITADO ESPECIAL AL CINEFORO DE WHICH WAY HOME]  ¿Cuál es su relación con el tema de la migración? Este es un tema que sigo mucho no solo desde lo profesional sino también por mi familia. Mi señora integra un proyecto aquí en EEUU que se llama Dream Project en la que … More 3 Interviews: The Latin American Film Festival 2015

Presunto Culpable and the Mexican Criminal Justice System

Last Saturday I watched the film Presunto Culpable (Presumed Guilty) for the first time. If you haven’t watched it, allow me to summarize it here briefly: a young man, Antonio “Toño” Zúñiga is accused of a murder in Mexico City that he did not commit and the film documents his labyrinthine journey through Mexico’s bureaucratic … More Presunto Culpable and the Mexican Criminal Justice System