Mexican actor, director and producer Gael García Bernal spoke about his new immigration documentary "Who Is Dayani Crystal?" in an interview with El Cafecito posted on Wednesday. The film traces the path of a migrant's body found in the desert of Arizona. "This film is about migration, it's about humanity -- it is perhaps one of the most primal stories of humankind," García...
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Jon Stewart is taking a three-month Daily Show hiatus this summer while he helms Rosewater, his debut feature film. Stewart has now tapped Gael Garcia Bernal (Y Tu Mamá También, The Loneliest Planet, Babel) as his star. The film is based on Maziar Bahari's Then They Came for Me: A ...
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The main face behind the Oscar-nominated Chilean film "No" premiered a more modest production on Monday. Gael García Bernal released on YouTube the second part of the new online short film “Drifting,” which he directed. Like "No," the online short was produced by Canana Films, a production house launched by García Bernal and longtime friend and collaborator Diego Luna. The...
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The modern-day Western, starring Garcia Bernal opposite Alice Braga, has begun shooting in Argentina.
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The modern-day Western, starring Bernal opposite Alice Braga, has begun shooting in Argentina.
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In "No," 34-year-old Guadalajara-born actor and filmmaker Gael Garcia Bernal plays a cocky Santiago, Chile, advertising man who has thrived under the economic policies of the nation's U.S.-backed ruler, Augusto Pinochet. Asked to concoct a TV advertising campaign to bring down Pinochet in the 1988 plebiscite, he's intrigued — not necessarily because he's a stealth radical...
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Women film-makers from Morocco, Tunisia and Lebanon are honoured by the Birds Eye View Film Festival following its decision this year to focus on features by female Arab directors.
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LOS ANGELES - In the United States it's business as usual for political ideas to be branded and sold like breakfast cereals. But when those marketing tools were used in Chile in 1988, the outcome reshaped an entire nation - and generated the stuff of high drama.
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