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Reputation of Panama takes a hit with new NETFLIX film.

OP ED: “JB”– A new movie that centers around “The Panama Papers” will be a PR challenge for the new Cortizo administration, as they look to recede from the sordid reputation that Panama has garnered for many years. I recall in previous movies, such as Ted Demme’s “BLOW” with Johnny …

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SEPT.5th starts Icarus Film Festival in Panama.

http://laestrella.com.pa/vida-cultura/cine/festival-cine-icaro-panama-presentara-diez-peliculas-nacionales/24136090 From September 5, Panama will receive the 12th version of the Icarus Film Festival, with the aim of achieving recognition of Central American audiovisual expressions, within which Panamanians are an important part. “We are making cinematographic works that represent us as societies that have their own cultural identity and …

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Alfredo de Saint Malo Musical Festival mixes together the best that Panama has to offer.

A musical exchange The 13th edition of the Alfredo de Saint Malo International Music Festival links and bridges between different musicians to offer quality concerts to the country. The event starts from today. https://impresa.prensa.com/vivir/intercambio-musical_0_5315468430.html From today, we will witness a cultural exchange between various musicians of our country and the …

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“Game of Thrones” ends historic run with a dud of a finale.

by James “JB” Bryson Simply stated. YAWN. Very disappointed with what I waited 8 years for. Too much to comment on. I’m simply too hurt. LOL ________________________________________________________________________________________ Cries of joy, sobs, scenes of hysterics, applause: the followers of Game of Thrones lived with passion until the last second of the …

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World goes BATSHIT as everyone watches “Game of Thrones” and says WTF.

Winter came, there were thunder and lightning, but the storm they promised became mere rain. Yes, it was a visually beautiful episode with a spectacular production level. Once again the director Miguel Sapochnik , who was in charge of episodes like Battle of the Bastards (6×9) and Winds of Winter …

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New drama shines light on corrupt Latin America politics

The political drama Illegitimate ( Panama, Colombia ) returns to the national halls. One of its producers, Jacobo Silvera , explains the reason for this return: “We decided to bring back illegitimate because basically the public was cheering him. When we released the film in August of 2017, many people …

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Soderbergh film on “Panama Papers” to star Academy Award winner Streep.

Meryl Streep will be the star of “The Laundromat”, a drama directed by Steven Soderbergh on the case of the Panama papers, The Hollywood Reporter reported today. Recent Oscar winner Gary Oldman and Spaniard Antonio Banderas are currently negotiating their participation in the project, the publication said. The film will …

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Panamanian composer at forefront of Social change.

Danilo Pérez, a Panamanian musician and teacher, will be one of the persons in charge of inaugurating the Trama event , with the conference ” Social change through music “, on May 15, at 7:00 p.m. This activity, with one of the largest national exponents of the music, is free …

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Aphrodisiac takes Panama to new heights in the entertainment world

In 2016 they won the Silver Gaviota of the Viña del Mar Festival PRIDE! A group that has taken the name of Panama very high, is ‘Afrodisiac’, who brought in 2016 the Silver Gaviota Viña del Mar Festival to our homeland. Many want to know more details of them so …

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First Festival of Opportunities begin today in Costa Verde

Today, starting at 1:00 pm, the first edition of the Festival of Opportunities (FDO) will start in Costa Verde, in the district of La Chorrera. Bands such as Los Rabanes, MecániK InformaL and Itss Blake will be performing at La Rambla, one of the sections of the Market Plaza shopping …

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International Fair of Azuero gets more entries than expected

The fifty-sixth version of the International Fair of Azuero (FIA), which is held in La Villa de Los Santos until May 1, is exceeding all expectations regarding the entry of visitors. This was announced by Alberto Castillero Pinilla , president of the board, who said that from April 19 to …

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Panama Al Brown film to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

One of the most prestigious events in the film world, the Festival de Cannes, will serve as a showcase for the production ‘Panama Al Brown: When the fist opens’, this was announced by the director and film producer, Carlos Aguilar a La Estrella of Panama, this Wednesday. The life of …

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Gabriel Rojas spreading the tango genre in Panama

It is an album that starts his career as a soloist, since he has more than 30 years of career Music. The Argentine singer Gabriel Rojas is visiting Panama to promote his new musical project ‘Mi nuevo camino’. It is an album that begins his career as a soloist, since he …

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International Fair of Azuero turns 56

With the participation of some 600 exhibitors, on the night of Thursday, April 19, the fifty-sixth version of the International Fair of Azuero was inaugurated  in La Villa de Los Santos, which will run until May 1. The president of the event, Alberto Castillero, said that for the first time …

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New series shows dark face of Mexico by Gael Garcia Bernal

With the television series Aquí en la Tierra , which premieres in Latin America next Friday, the Mexican star Gael García Bernal hopes to contribute to the political debate in Mexico by using the most obscure face of the country as a common thread: corruption. The actor, producer and director …

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“Una Noche de Calypso” shines at IFF Panama

Fernando Muñoz likes the music of Panama because he considers it “very rich and varied. There are very good musicians here. The calypso had seemed strange to me, since I only saw older adults playing it and it was different from everything else, so I started to get interested and …

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Suspect arrested in Kardashian robbery

French police arrested a person on the Côte d’Azur suspected of involvement in the robbery of US television star Kim Kardashian in October 2016, local media reported on Monday. The arrest took place this week and the detainee will be presented today before the investigating magistrate investigating the facts, which …

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Flag of Panama- tune for the World Cup.

Only 63 days after the start of the foot ball event, on the Youtube platform, the video of the Russian World Cup 2018 anthem, called “Colors” sung by the American Jason Derulo, was released. The video shows the different flags of the 32 participating teams of the world cup, where …