Posts Tagged ‘Flaco Navaja’

NYILFF – A Kiss of Chaos

Icon Written by Cumba on July 25, 2009 – 12:19 pm

This week is the New York International Latino Film Festival and I will be showcasing some of the films that will be showing.

The first film is “A Kiss of Chaos”

Brief synopsis: A KISS OF CHAOS (AKOC) is a Latino thriller wherein an emotionally conflicted artist’s life is dragged into a vortex of Chaos when both her bullet wounded thieving ex-boyfriend and HIV positive sister end up on her door steps and back in her life the same day, and the events that unfold putting her life in grave danger.

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Film Review – Falling Awake

Icon Written by Cumba on June 26, 2009 – 2:44 pm

Last year, I had the pleasure of seeing the film “Shine On” at the NYILFF. It gives me great pleasure to see that the film is getting a release on September 18, 2009. The name of the film has been changed to Falling Awake.

You can find out more about the film on and join the Facebook page as well.

My review of the film from last year has been reposted below. Catch the film when it opens and support Latino and Independent film!

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Tato Torres & YERBABUENA perform “Campo”

Icon Written by Cumba on January 31, 2009 – 12:22 pm

YERBABUENA (one word) is a group of individuals who come together to play the music that they love under the musical direction of singer-composer-musician Tato Torres. It is composed of musicians, singers and dancers from the New York City area, who share an intense passion for the musical traditions of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. [...]

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NYILFF – Shine On

Icon Written by Cumba on July 30, 2008 – 7:52 pm

Shine On – Director: Agustin – A formula movie that breaks the mold in so many ways. First, the lead character, Jay, is a musician who goes to Manhattan to play his music in the park. When he is not playing music, he is working overnight at a gas station or hanging out with his [...]

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