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The recent explosion of movie theaters in Puerto Vallarta give movie-goers a broad range of choices. From ultra-modern cinemas with up to 14 screens playing first-run films in English [with Spanish sub-titles] to combination coffee and movie houses playing art, international and independent films from over the years, going to the movies in Puerto Vallarta is a lot cheaper than back home . . . and a great way to learn a little Spanish, too.
Plaza Caracol - Av. de los Tules #178
Galerías Vallarta - Fco. Medina Ascencio #2920
Cinemex Macro Plaza
Centro Comercial Marco Plaza, El Pitillal
Av. Francisco Villa #1642 - El Pitillal
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Films Selected to Represent Mexico at Oscars and Goyas
Jonas Cuaron's film 'Desierto' (Desert) and David Pablos' 'Las elegidas' (The Chosen Ones) have been chosen to represent Mexico in early 2017 at the next editions of the Oscars and Goya Awards, respectively, the Mexican Academy of Cinematic Arts and Sciences, or AMACC, said.
Alfonso Cuarón to Shoot His Next Film in Mexico
Alfonso Cuaron, the director behind 'Children of Men' and 'Gravity,' is returning to Mexico this fall to start shooting a new, untitled project. He will be directing and also writing the film, which depicts a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Mexico's 3rd Broadcaster Set to Launch Mid-September
The historic rupture of Mexico's decades-old TV duopoly of Televisa and Azteca is set for mid-September when Mexico's third broadcasting channel launches. Run by GEA's media unit Grupo Imagen Multimedia, the new channel will be competing for Mexico's lucrative $1.5 billion ad market.
2016 Puerto Vallarta Day of the Dead Festival Events
Banderas News Team
Set to take place Oct 28-Nov 2, this year's Dia de Los Muertos Festival in Puerto Vallarta promise to be frightfully fun, with Day of the Dead altars and Catrina displays; parades, music and dance performances; a spooktacular street party, and death-themed movie screenings.
Season 2 of 'Fear the Walking Dead' Filmed in Mexico
After a half-season spent largely at sea, AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead' resumes Season 2 Sunday on dry land. Mexico, where the drama was filmed this season, offers a variety of intriguing geographic settings, from a Pacific Ocean resort to hot, rugged desert to the city of Tijuana.
Mexico to be Highlighted at 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Mexico is set to have a high profile at this year's Cannes Film Festival with the participation of Mexican films, actors and judges. Aside from the films, Mexican actor and director Diego Luna has been selected to serve on the jury of the festival's 'Un Certain Regard' competition.
See 'This Changes Everything' at The Jazz Foundation
Costa Banderas Democrats Abroad
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico will present 'This Changes Everything,' a film that examines the challenges of climate change and how environmental activists make a difference worldwide. It will be shown on May 11 at The Jazz Foundation on the Malecón.
Steve Aoki Thrills Crowd at Mexico City Movie Premiere
Steve Aoki surprised Mexican fans Friday during the red carpet premiere of Fernando Lebrija's new movie, 'Guatdefoc.' The internationally recognized DJ signed autographs, took photos, and showed no inhibition when chatting with followers screaming his name outside the venue.
Puerto Vallarta Hosts 'Sundown' Movie Premiere, April 14
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board will host the Puerto Vallarta premiere of the movie 'Sundown' on April 14 with a week-long trip by international media and celebrities. While in PV, guests will experience the destination's luxury offerings, gastronomy, nightlife and a few secluded spots.
Democrats Abroad's Wednesday Night Film: 'Breach'
For the season finale of their Every Wednesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present this week's movie, 'Breach.' This 2014 Galway Film Fleadh award-winning documentary will be shown at the Vallarta IFC on April 6 at 7 pm.
Democrats Abroad Wednesday Film: 'The Big Short'
As part of their Every Wednesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present this week's movie, 'The Big Short.' This 2015 Academy Award-winning movie will be shown at the International Friendship Club in downtown Vallarta March 30 at 7 pm.