Will Latin American Film Continue its Hollywood Sweep?

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Argentina-s economy is on the rocks, but its movie business is booming. Investors in Brazilian films get tax breaks that have boosted the industry there, and Mexican cinema hasn-t been so hot since the Golden Age of the 40-s and 50-s. The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is in its 7th year at Hollywood-s Egyptian Theatre, and recently Hollywood has been getting competition from films like City of God, and Oscar nominees Y Tu Mam- Tambi-n and El Crimen del Padre Amaro. Is a new wave sweeping northward? Will the Latin American film renaissance last? We hear from Variety film critic Robert Koehler and Brazilian director Aluizio Abranches.
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Additional Latin American Films
Amores Perros
El Crimen del Padre Amaro
Like Water for Chocolate
The Three Marias
Y Tu Mam- Tambi-n

California Air Resources Board

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD)

California recall information

Marinucci-s article on multitude of gubernatorial candidates



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton