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Film festival puts Mexico’s moviemakers on the map (video)

The Latin American film industry is growing with some of its brightest stars winning major movie awards around the world, including two Oscar-winning film directors from Mexico.

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Music in the Air at the Bandódromo

The first musical performances at the Bandódromo in Olas Altas last night were a success with Mazatlecos and tourists enjoying the free music.

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Why Does Mexico Celebrate ?St. Patrick’s Day In A Big Way? (video)

Mexico shows its Irish pride in a different way.

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‘Cartel Land’ Explores Deadly Consequences of Illegal Drug Trade (video)

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman’s Oscar-nominated film gives a chilling depiction of how the U.S.’s growing demand for illegal drugs helps fuel Mexico’s drug war.

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Dick Damron sings “Mazatlan” (video)

A listen to the soulful song “Mazatlan” by artist/songwriter Dick Damron.

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Mazatlán Directors Vie for Film Prize

Two Young Mazatlán film makers were invited to enter the Guadalajara Film Festival, considered the most important film festival in Mexico.

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Cashing In On ‘El Chapo’: The Cult Of The Narco (video)

Admirers of El Chapo — and some ambitious entrepreneurs — have found ways to celebrate the drug lord in the form of songs, T-shirts, and tacos.

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“Avocados” Make A Cameo Appearance At 2016 Super Bowl (video)

The Mexican Avocado Industry paid six million to have their commercial aired at this years SuperBowl.

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Culture: Mexico’s Son Jarocho (video)

A look at Mexico’s traditional Son Jarocho music.

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Entertainment for 2016 Carnaval Announced

Raúl Rico, director of the Institute of Culture, made the announcement yesterday, setting out the schedule of performances.

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The Force Awakens in Mazatlán

Children and adults stood in long lines to buy tickets at Mazatlán theaters showing the movie.

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It’s the Beatlesmania All Over Again in Mexico City

All together Now, with a little help from your friends, you can break a Guinness record you never even heard of.

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Cinema and the War on Drugs (video)

A look at the film Kingdom of Shadows which considers the human face of the war on drugs through three individual stories.

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Theme of Carnaval 2016 Revealed

Mazatlán’s 2016 Carnaval, the biggest party of the year, will be take place February 4-9.

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Artist Abraham Cruzvillegas on Mexico City (video)

Cruzvillegas explains how his practice of autoconstrucción evolved from the elements of life which give the city a new shape every day.

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