Film and press

Female Empowerment in Cinema: Winners of Su Mirada Fund Celebrated by the IWF on the twelfth edition of the IFF Panama 2024.

The IFF Panama Foundation (FIP) that organizes the Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama) is proud to announce the recognition of the winners of the Su Mirada Fund at an exciting luncheon organized by the International Women’s Forum (IWF).

Indigenous Documentary ‘Bila Burba’ Triumphs at the 12th Panama International Film Festival

With John Travolta, Gregory Nava and a host of other luminaries lighting it up, the 12th Panama International Film Festival wrapped Sunday on a high note, with general attendance exceeding expectations.

John Travolta Presents ‘Grease’ at 12th IFF Panama, Declares Desire to Work With Latino Filmmakers

Calling all Latino filmmakers, John Travolta wants to work with you. Swinging by Panama to present his 1978 musical rom-com “Grease” at the 12th Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama), Travolta professed his great love for “Mexico, Central America, South America, all of its parts.”

With Doc ‘Bila Burba,’ the Wagua Brothers Hope to Inspire Panama’s Indigenous Filmmakers to Tell Their Own Stories

While a number of films have been made about Panama’s Indigenous communities, few are by native filmmakers themselves. To date, perhaps only three Indigenous Panamanian filmmakers have ventured into filmmaking. Duiren Wagua, whose documentary feature debut “Bila Burba”

From Variety Critic’s Pick ‘Memory’ With Jessica Chastain to a Chronicle of a 1925 Indigenous Uprising, This Year’s IFF Panama Audience Award Contenders

Running April 4-7, the IFF Panama brings to this year’s edition a rich mix of standout director driven titles from Europe, the Spanish-speaking world and beyond, spangled by highlights from Central America, including Panama: “Bila Burba,” (Duiren Wagua, Panama)

12th IFF Panama Captures the Excitement of Central American and Caribbean Film Industry Advances

Moved from its usual December berth last year, the 12th Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama) runs April 4-7, replete with new industry activities and double the number of films since its previous edition.

From Rubini and Paparazzo in La Doce Vita through Georg Laschen in Die Fälschung to Pedro Campos, the courageous journalist who seeks to literally unravel the trafficking of Quechua newborns in the serenely brutal Canción sin nombre, journalism—both sensational and brutally serious—has a long presence in and relationship with the art of cinema.

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