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DRAG ME: An Urban Music Tale will be screened (05-07 May) on the XII Festival Intl. de Cine Pobre 2014 at La Paz, Mexico - the first that was established amongst the eight at this moment Cine Pobre Festivals all over Latin America (Cuba, Argentina, Panama etc) .
Watch DRAG ME: An Urban Music Tale in full HD on Cine Pobre Vimeo Channel
Available until 14.05.2014
…”Cine Pobre” carried the promise of a new kind of cinema emerging from Latin America — a cinema of limited means and seemingly limitless revolutionary ambition.
Four decades later it would be easy to relegate the term to the art history shelf, alongside Italy’s Arte Povera and every other Sixties movement that challenged the status quo.
"Cine Pobre" translates today as "low-budget" or, when more emphasis is required, "no-budget" cinema, and conjures images of film-school graduates trying to scrape together funding for their first feature…
As the digital cinema revolution picks up pace, and as the global movie industry tries to figure out how to cope with the worsening economic outlook, no-budget cinema threatens to become the rule rather than the exception…
Maybe the Cine Pobre movement was just a few years ahead of its time… ( source: http://www.havana-cultura.com/ )