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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…

5 questions for Costa Rican actor Radek Lord
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for Costa Rican actor Radek Lord

The Tico Times - July 10, 2016

Radek Lord, 20, was born in Costa Rica and lived here until he was eight years old; after living in both Belgium and the United States (Ohio and California),…

Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 1, 2016

Maybe there's something more classically Costa Rican you could do this weekend than head to the gorgeous Ujarrás Ruins in the Orosi Valley for the seventh annual National…

5 questions for film director Juan Feldman
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for film director Juan Feldman

Amanda Zúñiga - June 5, 2016

See also: Love takes Costa Rica, Costa Rica takes Hollywood Juan Feldman is a Uruguayan film director and producer whose first feature film was set in Costa Rica: "After Words"…

5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’

The Tico Times - February 21, 2016

Pieter Schlosser, a California-based composer whose music you have almost certainly heard in a film, TV show or video game, counts Costa Rica among several countries he…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 5, 2016

This week at Cine Magaly, in eastern San José, catch a special screening of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy's performance of "The Lady of the Camellias," the acclaimed…

New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign

Amanda Zúñiga - January 28, 2016

Costa Rican director Alexandra Latishev and her team are looking to produce her first film, titled "Medea." Because it's so difficult to procure a budget to produce movies, the team has started a crowdfunding campaign…

5 questions for Costa Rican actress Marian Li
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Costa Rican actress Marian Li

Amanda Zúñiga - January 24, 2016

Marian Li has long juggled two worlds. She spent 10 years in Paris in her late teens and early 20s, then returned to her native Costa Rica…

Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture

The Tico Times - December 30, 2015

It was a big year on Costa Rica’s arts and entertainment scene. With so many epic concerts, great reads and other cultural news to choose from, it's…

Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium

AFP - December 22, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Without a single functioning movie theatre in their country, Haitians have been feeling left out in recent days, while much of the rest of the…