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  • McKee, Urrutia Link on 'Madness'

    BOGOTA - Bogota-based director-producer Miguel Urrutia ("Wake Up and Die," "The Game of the Hangman") is attached to direct "Madness," from a screenplay by Robert McKee, one of the world's best-known screenwriting lecturers. Project is set up at Urrutia'...
  • Bogota Buzzes With Projects, Shoot Talks

    BOGOTA - More than anything else, the 4th Bogota Audiovisual Market underscored the rapid re-positioning of Colombia's burgeoning film industry. Late last decade, Colombian movies were a mostly local affair with occasional festival hit breakouts. By mid-...
  • Green Dog, 64A Create Genre Production Alliance

    BOGOTA - In the latest U.S.-Colombia production link-up, consolidating a building international production axis, Jason Gurvitz's Green Dog Films in L.A. and Diego Ramirez's Bogota/Cali-based 64A-Films are teaming to co-produce a five-pic slate of horror...
  • Cine-Sud Boards 'Circus,' 'Parable'

    BOGOTA - Thierry Lenouvel's Paris-based Cine-Sud Promotion, one of Europe's most prolific co-producers with Latin America, is spreading his net ever wider, co-producing Brazilian Chicho Teixeira's "The Santo Amaro Circus" and "The Parable of the Blind...
  • Rhayuela, Alex Garcia Team On 'Devil's Breath'

    BOGOTA - Bogota-based Rhayuela Cine, whose war/horror pic "El Paramo" has been optioned for a U.S. remake by Scott Lastaiti, is working with Alex Garcia's Itaca Films in Mexico to develop "Devil's Breath," one of the latest high-profile additions to...
  • 'Dust,' 'Buenaventura,' 'Embrace' at BAM

    MADRID -- The market premiere of Ruben Mendoza's "Dust on the Tongue," hip-hop drama "Buenaventura Mon Amour" and upcoming projects from multiple top Colombian helmers - Ciro Guerra, Victor Gaviria, Jhonny Hendrix - look like some of the highlights at...
  • Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill

    Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill
    BOGOTA — Colombian lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a polarizing bill to allow same-sex marriage in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation, as hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate for and against the measure. The bill was rejected...
  • Bill Clinton visits Colombia, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Former President Clinton visited Colombia last week, meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos while visiting Cartagena, where Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro showed him around the city in an electric taxi. Then Clinton took time out to visit with Nobel...
  • New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School

    New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School
    What started for Robert McCollum as a two-year leave of absence from a teaching job in Chicago has expanded into a five-year stint guiding 300 students in a Christian school in Bogota, Colombia. That enrollment was about a tenth of what McCollum was...
  • Victor Carranza dies at 77; 'Emerald King' of Colombia

    Victor Carranza, known as the "Emerald King" of Colombia, who built a near monopoly in trade in the precious gems and survived at least two assassination attempts along the way, died of lung cancer Thursday at a Bogota hospital. He was 77. Officials...
  • Colombian army officials say 12 soldiers killed by rebels

     
    Twelve Colombian soldiers were killed by suspected leftist guerrillas who then fled into Venezuelan territory....