Los Cabos: Mexico on the Rise – Kyzza Terrazas

MEXICO CITY — There’s a lovely scene in Terrazas’ “Bayoneta,” presented in rough-cut at Los Cabos, where a Mexican boxer, played by Luis Gerardo Méndez, jogs through woods in Finland, preparing for a fight. His training is punitive. But the chords of music which hit the soundtrack evoke the elegiac tones of a Western. From […]

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Los Cabos: Oscilloscope and Northern Banner Snag U.S. and Canada to Canadian Docu ‘Grand Prairie’ (EXCLUSIVE)

LOS CABOS, Mexico – On the eve of the Los Cabos Int’l Film Fest, Oscilloscope Laboratories picked up U.S. rights, while Northern Banner snagged the Canadian rights, to upcoming 70 mm docu “Grand Prairie,” with the latter deal facilitated by acquisitions consultant Tom Davia of Cinemaven. “Experimental projects from emerging filmmakers can be a risk, […]

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Los Cabos: Tracing the Roots of Violence in ‘Los Debiles’

LOS CABOS, Mexico – Shot for 27 days across drug cartel-dominated Sinaloa, Sinaloa-native Raul Rico and his Venezuelan co-helmer and scribe Eduardo Giralt dealt with threats and extortion as they sought to, ironically, delve into the roots of narco violence through their debut feature, “Los Debiles” (“The Weak Ones”). Made for a very reduced sum […]

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