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’
Arts and Culture
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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
Arts and Culture
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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
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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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
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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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
Arts and Culture
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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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Film
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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…

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‘The Salt of the Earth’ focuses on photographer Sebastião Salgado

Ann Hornaday | The Washington Post - April 3, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OivMlWXtWpY For the past 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been creating stunning records of contemporary society around the globe, his massive black and white prints…

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Latin America ‘presente’ at the Oscars

AFP - February 22, 2015

https://vimeo.com/52977823 HOLLYWOOD, California – Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu will be Latin America's biggest figure at this year's Oscars thanks to his film "Birdman." But Mexican photographer Emmanuel Lubezki ("Birdman"), the…

‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past

Fabiola Pomareda - November 30, 2014

The documentary film “El Codo del Diablo” sets out to reveal a hidden history of Costa Rica by revisiting a terrible crime that unfolded in Limón in…