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Ventana Sur: Cinepolis Corners Soccer Comedy ‘Penalty’ for Mexico and Central America (EXCLUSIVE)

Mexican exhibition giant Cinepolis’ fledgling distribution arm outbid other key players to seize Mexican and Central American theatrical distribution rights to Colombian hitmaker Dago Garcia’s Mexican remake of his 2001 soccer comedy blockbuster “La Pena Maxima” (“Penalty”). “Penalty” will make its market debut at Ventana Sur on Nov. 30 with Elba McAllister and Diana Dudek’s Cineplex USA handling worldwide rights. ...

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Mexico on the Rise – Marcelo Tobar

November 13, 2017 7:26AM PT The director keeps his domestic run of fest hits going with his latest, “Oso Polar” Los Cabos, Mexico — By any measure, one of the year’s most ambitious Mexican films must be “Oso Polar,” the country’s first feature to be shot completely by iPhone. By … Variety

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Mexico on the Rise – Jorge Pérez Solano

November 13, 2017 4:17AM PT After taking two prizes in Morelia, the director hopes to put the finishing touches to his latest feature before year’s end LOS CABOS, Mexico — Last month, Jorge Pérez Solano screened his third feature film, “La Negrada,” at the Morelia where it took home both … Variety

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Los Cabos: Mexico on the Rise – Lucia Gaja

November 10, 2017 1:21AM PT “Temple” at Los Cabos’ Project Development Forum LOS CABOS, Mexico – Lucia Gaja had an auspicious start from her University film studies where her thesis “Todos los Aviones del Mundo” was nominated for a Mexican Academy Award, the Ari… Variety

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