‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Trailer: One of Mexico’s Scariest Legends Comes to Life, Courtesy of James Wan

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Trailer: One of Mexico’s Scariest Legends Comes to Life, Courtesy of James Wan

Posted by NALIP on October 22, 2018

Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. 

One of the most chilling stories in Mexican folklore is that of La Llorona, or the Weeping Woman. According to legend, La Llorona was a beautiful woman who drowned her own children after being distraught over the sight of her estranged husband with a new wife. After seeing her children’s bodies in the river, La Llorona realized the weight of her actions and threw herself in after them.

WORLD Channel Showcases NALIP Latino Lens Beyond Graduation Digital Shorts Incubators

WORLD Channel Showcases NALIP Latino Lens Beyond Graduation Digital Shorts Incubators

Posted by NALIP on October 19, 2018

The World Channel and NALIP teamed up to create new voices for future Latinx filmmakers with Latino Lens Incubator: Beyond Graduation.

Latinos Lens program aims to incubate projects across all platforms; digital, documentary, narrative, TV, streaming, and tech. This year, the program called out forstories that represent the different pathways and narratives that people face once they graduate high school. 

 

Briarcliff Lands U.S. Rights To ‘El Chicano’, First Latino Superhero Pic With All-Hispanic Cast

Briarcliff Lands U.S. Rights To ‘El Chicano’, First Latino Superhero Pic With All-Hispanic Cast

Posted by NALIP on October 11, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Briarcliff Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to El Chicano, a Latino superhero film with an all-Hispanic cast that just had its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. It’s the second film for Briarcliff, the upstart distribution venture launched by Open Road founder Tom Ortenberg, after just opening Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9El Chicano will be released theatrically on March 22, 2019, and sources said the target is 600-800 screens.