El psiquiatra, película maldita del cine venezolano.

Caracas a Doble Espacio

Por Florencia Gyuma.
Caracas es Arte.
El cine venezolano está en auge y ya se empieza a hablar de una industria cinematográfica. Mientras más se produce, más cosas pasan. En la historia del cine, varios filmes originaron leyendas extrañas sobre hechos inexplicables, accidentes catastróficos o muertes inesperadas, estas obras las calificaron como películas malditas por toda la problemática que les rodeó. El caso del largometraje El psiquiatra, segunda obra del director venezolano Manuel Pifano parece encajar en esta definición.

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2014 Chicago Latino Film Festival Preview

White City Cinema


The Chicago Latino Film Festival reaches an impressive milestone this year by turning 30-years-old. Founder Pepe Vargas and co. are celebrating in style, screening 92 features and 39 shorts from around the world. In addition to showcasing new work by established auteurs and exciting younger filmmakers, the fest will also be offering a sidebar devoted to Spanish-language Oscar nominees from the 1960s through the present; and the great Chilean actress Paulina Garcia, star of Sebastian Lelio’s Gloria, will also be on hand to receive a lifetime achievement award and be feted with a mini-retrospective of her work. Below are previews of some of the most noteworthy films playing the festival. The full lineup can be found on the CLFF website here:


Macario (Gavaldon, Mexico, 1960)
Rating: 9.5


If you only see one movie in CLFF’s Latino Oscar sidebar, please make it Roberto Gavaldon’s 1960 masterpiece, the first Mexican…

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