Date of first transmission: 2008-03-27T14:38:00-00:00 (audio available for approximately 1 week)
In Close Up, our cultural documentary, Juan Carlos Jaramillo draws his series about Latin American Cinema to a close.
In view of the recent boom of films coming out from the region, he meets up with some of the best Latino talent making it big on the international screens, including some Oscar winners.
Among them there's award-winning Argentine composer Gustavo Santaolalla who wrote scores for films like Brokeback Mountain, Babel and The Motorcycle Diaries; Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles with his films City of God and The Constant Gardener; Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno who starred in Maria Full of Grace, as well as Mexican actor Diego Luna, Mexican producer Pablo Cruz and Chilean screen writer Antonio Skármeta.
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