Press Release: VIENDOMOVIES CELEBRATES SPRING WITH THE BEST OF LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA
Spring brings features from Argentina, Colombia, Spain and Mexico among others
LIGHTNING RELEASES: MIAMI, Florida (3/27/2014)– ViendoMovies, the 24 hr. commercial free film channel owned by SOMOSTV, will air ten high-profile and successful premiers during the spring season from Latin America, including movies from Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and Spain. In keeping with its mission of bringing its audience the best originally produced Spanish language cinema, the spring premieres include award winning titles with worldwide recognition with a wide collection of genres including comedies, dramas, romance, and crimes.
Among the season’s premiers is “Rosario Tijeras” (Colombia) by Emilio Maillé on April 12th at 9PM, one of the highest grossing films in Colombian history. The movie tells the story based on the book by Jorge Franco of a beautiful woman with a dark past, involved with the hitmen of Medellin, and has sworn to belong to no man. Rosario now lives life on the edge while coming to terms with her past and the men in her life. The film has 3 wins, including the Silver Biznaga in the Malaga Film Festival and 2 nominations including a Silver Ariel and a Goya.
Additionally ViendoMovies will feature “Carancho” (Argentina), directed by Pablo Trapero and starring Ricardo Dárin, which tells a love story between a doctor trying to save a man’s life and the insurance agent that wants him on his client portfolio, especially in a time with a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. The movie has received high honors such as being selected as part of the Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as being selected as the Argentine entry for “Best Foreign Language Film” at the Academy Awards. Overall, it has had great success with 5 wins and 16 nominations from prestigious awards and international film festivals.
Other films featured during spring are a diverse collection of titles that have had success in both their countries of origin at the box office as well as the international film festival circuit such as David Trueba’s “Madrid, 1987” (Spain), Sebastian Cordero’s “Rabia” (Spain/Mexico/Colombia), “Viudas” (Argentina), “15 Años y 1 Día” (Spain) Malaga’s Best Film winner in 2013; critically acclaimed and award winners such as Cesc Gay’s “Una Pistola en Cada Mano” (Spain), Felipe Cazals’ “Ciudadano Buelna” (Mexico), “Cenizasa Eternas” (Venezuela) and “Asu Mare” (Peru). ViendoMovies is committed to bringing its audience the best quality, originally produced Spanish language films. Don’t miss these films and many more on ViendoMovies, the best channel for Spanish cinema!
ABOUT VIENDOMOVIES: ViendoMovies is a Pay TV channel that broadcasts contemporary Spanish-language film 24 hours a day with no commercial breaks, with a culturally relevant Premium on air look. ViendoMovies is produced in the USA for the US Hispanic and Puerto Rico markets and is part of SOMOSTV LLC. For more information please visit us at www.viendomovies.com and www.somostv.net
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