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Paolo Guerrero biopic has successful premiere in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Paolo Guerrero biopic has successful premiere in Peru

“Guerrero,” a film based on the life of Peruvian soccer player Paolo Guerrero, had the bestselling opening weekend of any Peruvian film in 2016. Over 112,000 people went to see  Full Article »

Peru honors Francisco Bolognesi, fallen hero in War of the Pacific
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru honors Francisco Bolognesi, fallen hero in War of the Pacific

Peru’s central bank has issued a coin honoring 19th-century war hero Francisco Bolognesi, who was killed by Chilean invaders in 1880 during the War of the Pacific. The bank will  Full Article »

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 18, 2016 2 comments

Award-winning film showcases ‘Baguazo’ conflict in Peru’s Amazon

“When Two Worlds Collide,” a documentary about the “Baguazo” conflict which left 33 people dead, opened in theaters in the United States on Wednesday. The Sundance award-winning documentary showcases the  Full Article »

American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 19, 2016 1 comment

American film highlights Peru’s sovereign-debt dispute

“The Debt,” an American film which explores Peru’s sovereign-debt lawsuit and other issues, opened in U.S. theaters last week. The film’s plot entwines the stories of American hedge fund manager Oliver,  Full Article »

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut

Peru’s Andean folk singer Wendy Sulca stars in the upcoming Chilean film, “Coach.” The 20-year-old folklore singer whose hits including “La Tetita” and “Cerveza, Cerveza” have more than 40 million  Full Article »

Lima film festival honors Werner Herzog
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Lima film festival honors Werner Herzog

The Lima film festival honored German filmmaker Werner Herzog with a lifetime achievement award during its closing ceremony on Saturday. Herzog, director of films including “Grizzly Man,” “Rescue Dawn” and  Full Article »

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru

Asu Mare and its sequel were funny films with important social commentary, but the message is undermined by the standard practice of excluding indigenous faces. Before my rant, I have  Full Article »

Alonso Cueto’s La Hora Azul to make film debut in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on May 19, 2015 Leave a comment

Alonso Cueto’s La Hora Azul to make film debut in Peru

A film based on Peruvian novelist Alonso Cueto’s award-winning novel, La Hora Azul, will be released in theaters in the coming months. Published in 2005, La Hora Azul tells the  Full Article »

Asu Mare 2 opens in theaters throughout Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 9, 2015 Leave a comment

Asu Mare 2 opens in theaters throughout Peru

Comedian Carlos Alcantara’s sequel to the bestselling Asu Mare opens today in theaters throughout Peru. Asu Mare, which was loosely based on Alcantara’s early life, was released in 2013 and sold  Full Article »