Documentary featuring former Costa Rica first lady premieres in San José
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Documentary featuring former Costa Rica first lady premieres in San José

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2016

See also: Discovering Henrietta - the Alabama woman who became Costa Rica's First Lady “First Lady of the Revolution,” the new documentary that tells the story of…

Disfigured Costa Rican toucan stars in Discovery documentary
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Disfigured Costa Rican toucan stars in Discovery documentary

L. Arias - July 21, 2016

Images of the disfigured Costa Rican toucan Grecia, which lost most of its upper beak in an apparent attack, appeared last year in hundreds of news outlets around the world. Now…

Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday
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Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday

Zach Dyer - December 17, 2015

It takes place in a galaxy far, far away but the long wait is finally over. The seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, “The Force Awakens,”…

Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest
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Arts and Culture
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Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest

Amanda Zúñiga - December 12, 2015

This year's International Film Festival is filling San José theaters with cinematic gems from around the world, with more than 100 screenings of 45 different films. Overwhelmed…

New Costa Rican movie explores ‘the happiest place in the world’
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Arts and Culture
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New Costa Rican movie explores ‘the happiest place in the world’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 26, 2015

Costa Rica's latest film examines a famous characteristic of the land of pura vida: its reputation as one of the planet's happiest countries. Director Soley Bernal attracted some…

Highlights of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival
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Arts and Culture
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Highlights of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival

Elizabeth Lang - October 14, 2015

The fifth edition of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival took over San José this past weekend, with a total of 60 international and 12 national short films screened. San José,…

San José hosts international short film fest
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San José hosts international short film fest

Amanda Zúñiga - October 7, 2015

See also: UCR students race toward cinematic glory in only 48 hours Film buffs, prepare yourselves: over the next week, as a wave of "shnit International Shortfilmfestival"…

UCR students race toward cinematic glory in only 48 hours
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UCR students race toward cinematic glory in only 48 hours

Elizabeth Lang - October 7, 2015

See also: San José hosts international short film fest Artistry against the clock: that's what 89 students from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) put on display…

Internationally renowned Costa Rican film ‘Presos’ to premiere back home
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Arts and Culture
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Internationally renowned Costa Rican film ‘Presos’ to premiere back home

Amanda Zúñiga - August 29, 2015

"Presos" ("Inmates"), the third film from Costa Rican director Esteban Ramírez, has won international acclaim, and is now finally set to premiere on its home turf. Ramírez,…

‘Jurassic World’ bites into box office with record-breaking opening weeks
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‘Jurassic World’ bites into box office with record-breaking opening weeks

AFP - June 21, 2015

The film "Jurassic World" has had a record-breaking opening two weeks, pulling in a total of $398.2 million in North America and shattering U.S. and global opening…