Friday, August 19, 2005

Cronicas showing at the Belcourt till August 25

The Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce* sent out this announcement regarding the movie Cronicas, which features the story of a Miami journalist digging into mysterious murders in Ecuador.

update: Closing night reception hosted by the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Thursday August 25th @ 5:30 pm. Q&A with representatives from the local Spanish media will follow the 7:30 pm movie screening.

The Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
and The Belcourt Theater are proud to present:

From the Producers of Y Tu Mamá Tambien
Comes the Award Winning thriller that shocked Latin America

"If it is on TV it must be the truth"

How far will a journalist go to get the story? Starring John Leguizamo as the man faced with this dilemma, Cronicas is a suspenseful thriller that questions who the true monster is: the criminal, the media, or our society? Opening August 19th at the Belcourt

The official Oscar selection from Ecuador in the Best Foreign Language Film category, Cronicas is the gripping new crime drama from sophomore writer/director Sebastian Cordero (Ratas, Ratones, Rateros).

Produced by acclaimed filmmakers Alfonso Cuarón (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban) and Guillermo del Toro (Hell Boy, Mimic) Cronicas stars John Leguizamo (Golden Globe nominee for Best Supporting Actor in To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar) as Manolo Bonilla, a star reporter for a Miami-based tabloid TV show, who is determined to unearth a serial killer in a small town in Ecuador. But how far will Manolo go to get the story?

An examination of journalistic ethics, the film explores the willingness of the media to surrender its morals for a shot at fame and profit.

Tickets on sale now at
For info in Spanish call: 615-332-9777

Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 40541 Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 615-332-9777 / 615-582-3757

The Nashville City Paper reviewed Cronicas in this story.

There are two Hispanic chambers of commerce in Nashville: the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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