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1421: The Year China Discovered America?

  This documentary examines the controversial theory that a Chinese Ming Dynasty fleet, led by Zheng He, sailed past the Cape of Good Hope and crossed the Atlantic to discover Read More

Wedding in Galilee

  The mayor of a West Bank village wants his son to adhere to Palestinian tradition in his upcoming wedding. The trouble is, this custom conflicts with the curfew put Read More

Las poquianchis

  Three sisters manage brothels protected by the authorities, prostituting young girls who are tricked into believing they will be housemaids.  Based on the true story of the sisters who Read More

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

  In the third movie of Rodriguez’s “Mariachi” trilogy, El Mariachi is recruited by CIA officer Sheldon Jeffrey Sands to kill General Emiliano Marquez, a corrupt Mexican Army officer who Read More

Secuestro express

  Carla (Mia Maestro) and her boyfriend, Martin (Jean Paul Leroux), are out clubbing one night in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, when they are attacked and kidnapped. Their captors, Trece (Carlos Read More

Our Lady of the Assassins

  The tempestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin Alexis, who Read More

Captain Pantoja and the Special Services

  The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his superiors to set up a special service for ‘visitors’ to satisfy the sexual Read More

Pan’s Labyrinth

  In 1944 falangist Spain, a girl, fascinated with fairy-tales, is sent along with her pregnant mother to live with her new stepfather, a ruthless captain of the Spanish army. Read More

Strawberry and Chocolate

  Diego, a cultivated, homosexual and skeptical young man, falls in love with a young heterosexual communist full of prejudices and doctrinal ideas. First come rejection and suspicion, but also Read More

A Ton of Luck

  Based on a true story, a group of 147 overworked and underpaid Colombian soldiers find a treasure they didn’t seek: $46 million. The film is a surreal black comedy Read More