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Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday
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Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday

The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

You might know Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci from their photography books, including the "Costa Rica from Above" series of aerial images and the "Magical Trees" books and…

On Women’s Day, a former First Lady of Costa Rica nears a milestone
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Film
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On Women’s Day, a former First Lady of Costa Rica nears a milestone

The Tico Times - March 8, 2018

This week, a special Washington, DC screening of the documentary film "First Lady of the Revolution" honored the life of Henrietta Boggs, the U.S. citizen who became…

Got 10 minutes? Get inspired with one of our faves from the SHNIT Shortfilm Festival
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Arts and Culture
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Got 10 minutes? Get inspired with one of our faves from the SHNIT Shortfilm Festival

The Tico Times - October 12, 2016

The SHNIT Shortfilm Festival showcased screens cinematic gems from around the world in Costa Rica last weekend. The festival takes place simultaneously in the cities of Bangkok, Bern, Buenos…

Documentary featuring former Costa Rica first lady premieres in San José
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Arts and Culture
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Documentary featuring former Costa Rica first lady premieres in San José

The Tico Times - September 13, 2016

See also: Discovering Henrietta - the Alabama woman who became Costa Rica's First Lady “First Lady of the Revolution,” the new documentary that tells the story of…

Disfigured Costa Rican toucan stars in Discovery documentary
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Disfigured Costa Rican toucan stars in Discovery documentary

L. Arias - July 21, 2016

Images of the disfigured Costa Rican toucan Grecia, which lost most of its upper beak in an apparent attack, appeared last year in hundreds of news outlets around the world. Now…

Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday
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Arts and Culture
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Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday

The Tico Times - December 17, 2015

It takes place in a galaxy far, far away but the long wait is finally over. The seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, “The Force Awakens,”…

Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest
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Arts and Culture
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Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest

Amanda Zúñiga - December 12, 2015

This year's International Film Festival is filling San José theaters with cinematic gems from around the world, with more than 100 screenings of 45 different films. Overwhelmed…

New Costa Rican movie explores ‘the happiest place in the world’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New Costa Rican movie explores ‘the happiest place in the world’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 26, 2015

Costa Rica's latest film examines a famous characteristic of the land of pura vida: its reputation as one of the planet's happiest countries. Director Soley Bernal attracted some…

Highlights of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival
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Arts and Culture
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Highlights of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival

The Tico Times - October 14, 2015

The fifth edition of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival took over San José this past weekend, with a total of 60 international and 12 national short films screened. San José,…

San José hosts international short film fest
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Arts and Culture
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San José hosts international short film fest

Amanda Zúñiga - October 7, 2015

See also: UCR students race toward cinematic glory in only 48 hours Film buffs, prepare yourselves: over the next week, as a wave of "shnit International Shortfilmfestival"…