As the sun rises on Dunyas Day, all hell breaks loose. The help have abandoned her elaborate graduation party and she and two loyal friends are forced, or rather forced by Dunya, to prepare for the celebrations alone. Director Raed Alsemari takes a lighthearted jab at the Saudi Arabian upper class with this dark comedy. As the day spirals into a socialites nightmare Dunya’s deepest … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy
If you own a TV, smartphone or have any access to global news then there’s no doubt you’re aware of the current US Mexico border crisis. This is where director Julio O. Ramos positions his story in the film Debris, with trafficked migrant workers in America allocated to the construction of family homes. Site boss Armando is responsible for his workers and when one of … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis
Based on true stories, Sin Cielo pulls back the curtain on an epidemic of abduction and sex trafficking of women in Mexico. Director Jianna Maarten illustrates a story of innocent love with captivating watercolor skies, beneath which lays town haunted by its missing girls and guarded by an ominous militia. As youngsters Memo (David Gurrola) and Delia (David Gurrola) navigate the courtship of a first crush, … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Sin Cielo – A breathtaking film with an important message
Director Paul Marques Duarte and Producer Thomas Guentch’s award winning film Harbor touches on the story of a kind hearted teacher who is forced to make the choice of hiding a migrant child or giving him over to the authorities. This topical film has won numerous accolades at international film festivals around the world including the audience award at the Cleveland International Film Festival. A night on high … Continue reading LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM -Paul Marques Duarte’s live action short film Harbor touches on the European immigrant crisis
We caught up with Carlota Pereda the director of the Oscar-qualified film Piggy to talk more about her work, bullying and body shaming. Cerdita-Teaser (Piggy) Short Film from Carlota Pereda on Vimeo. Carlota Pereda’s body shaming film ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Oscar-qualifying Goya Award Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this … Continue reading Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”
Detainment – Trailer + 3 Scenes from Vincent Lambe on Vimeo. There has been an outcry in the UK over Vincent Lambe making a film about an awful murder that happened over twenty years ago. The film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later, the most … Continue reading Do we have the right to tell true stories?
MundoLoco CGI’s animated short “Ian” shares the important message of inclusion When you watch this beautiful film, you may need to grab a tissue. We follow a little disabled boy “Ian” who encounters bullies, the film was created to share the message of inclusion. Watch this wonderful film with a beautiful message right here and make sure everyone else does too! We predict this little … Continue reading The Oscar hopeful with an important message “Ian”