FILM Ixcanul


1 Thurs., through Tues. 13, 6pm — FILM Ixcanul, Q35. (Tuesday 6 & 13, free screening ONLY for schools in collaboration with Cooperacíon Española.) Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española, 6a av. norte between 3a & 4a calle, La Antigua. See Revue article on the film Ixcanul here.

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Ixcanul Volcano


FILM RELEASE by Matt Bokor. This film has already made history by becoming Guatemala’s first Academy Award submission (foreign language category). Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano attracts a steady stream of adventure seekers eager to climb its slopes, but the smoke-belching mountain plays a new role as the backdrop for the new, critically acclaimed film “Ixcanul Volcano.” The winner of prestigious film […]

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Romantic Comedy filmed in La Antigua Guatemala

Hunting Party

HUNTING PARTY Close up and in focus with filmmaker Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa by Bessie Byrne. For Kummerfeldt, hunting is an important part of finding purpose and meaning. But it can also be seen as the everyday process of living. “We’re all hunting for something,” he says, “and this process is very spiritual.” After five years of planning, one month of filming […]

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Growing the Industry

photos by Laura McNamara A Guatemalan film crew shares a universal story to highlight their country’s unique virtues in filmmaking. This is a movie crew with a vision: Cru Código wants to train the spotlight on Guatemala, demonstrating to the international community that the “Country of Contrasts” is both a desirable and capable location for high-quality, professional filmmaking. “We are […]

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