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FILMINLATINO STREAMING SERVICE TO SHUT DOWN

December 13, 2018 / Anabelia Horbuz

The Mexican Cinematography Institute (Imcine) announced that the OTT service FilminLatino will shut down on January 1. Through her Twitter account, María Novaro, Imcine director, said that it is “a well-founded and necessary decision to be able to promote Mexican cinema in a more comprehensive, inclusive and effective way”.Given this situation, Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro offered help and asked Novaro to enter into a dialogue in order to prevent the platform from disappearing. According to the filmmaker, “many people without access to film libraries find in this a window to the cinema”. “For me it is interesting as an instrument that can work outside capital cities,” he added on Twitter.In turn, filmmaker Arturo Ripstein also expressed his opposition. “The shutdown or possible shutdown of FilminLatino is a very hard blow to independent and peripheral movies and filmmakers,” he said, according to the Aristegui Noticias site. Rip...