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Ashley Hinshaw joins the cast of ‘American Mirror’

On Monday, February 29th, 2016
The 7-seasons True Bloods and last season True Detective co-star Ashley Hinshaw joined the cast of ‘Untitled’, a new film produced by David Shara and directed by Arthur Balder. The new production, started in 2015, includes visual arts star Tigran Tsitoghzhyan as the centerfold of a powerful production that breaks the boundaries of documentary filmmaking. Actress ...

Boycott’s Total Failure: ‘Reality of the Imaginary’ Lands Top Doc Prize at 49th Annual Latin ACE Awards in New York City

On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
The Latin Entertainment Critics of New York have announced their award winners for 2015, crowning Best Documentary film award  “The reality of the imaginary” directed and edited by Artur Balder. The film explains the life and deeds of Spanish artist Joan Castejón, his years in jail under Franco’s dictatorship and later years. “Vestido de Novia” ...

Famke Janssen and Arthur Balder attend GDIFF 2015 red carpet

On Friday, October 9th, 2015
Jersey City, September 2015.- Filmmaker Arthur Balder attended the red carpet event of the Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City with X-Men protagonist Famke Janssen. Janet Grillo’s film ‘Jack of the red hearts’ screened at the opening night event. Only one documentary film had a red carpet event this year’s festival program, ‘The ...

Europa Press, leading national news agency, on GDIFF 2015

On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Europa Press, leading news agency of Spain and Latin America, writes about MP’s films participation at the Golden Door International Film festival 2015, 5th edition.With two films at the documentary official selection, we are thrilled and excited. See you in Jersey City theaters! “El Golden Door International Film Festival de Jersey City, que se celebrará ...

‘Little Spain’ invited to 53th Gijón International Film Festival

On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
‘Little Spain’ invited to 53th Gijón International Film Festival. The Festival: The Festival’s origins date back to 1963. In the beginning it was an initiative of the CityCouncil of Gijón in co-operation with Caja de Ahorros de Asturias (nowadays Cajastur). At present both entities still co-operate with the Festival, the first as organizer and the ...

City University of New York TV interviews Artur Balder

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
City University of New York TV interviews Artur Balder at ‘Independent Sources’: Independent Sources: A studio-based weekly news magazine with field segments about New York City’s ethnic and immigrant communities, and the media that cover them. The series seeks to shed light on underreported stories and showcase guests who can offer lucid perspectives on what’s happening in ...

The Huffington Post: film review of ‘Little Spain’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’ film review at The Huffington Post.   “Artur Balder’s Little Spain offer us a neglected, often forgotten, seemingly incidental part of the history of Spain and New York. They converge in the form of Spanish immigrants to the city, a place where, as the song goes, “if you can make it in New ...

La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especie de obra maestra’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especia de obra maestra’ “Es precisamente esta muestra de la ambigüedad -por no decir de la incertidumbre- de la identidad española-americana la característica más llamativa de la película de Balder: el catolicismo, la religión de España, y el secularismo de América, parecen funcionar juntos, aparentemente sin problemas ...

EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’. El crítico Donald Kuspit, profesor emérito de Historia del Arte en la State University of New York at Stony Brook, escribe sobre la película que documenta el intento de muchos españoles de convertirse en estadounidenses: “Humildes colonos en una América imperial. Una película brillante tanto por lo ...

‘Little Spain’, Awarded Best Documentary Film 2014 by Latin ACE Awards NYC

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’, Best Documentary Film 2014 by Latin ACE Awards NYC.     Han transcurrido 48 años desde aquel 12 de diciembre de 1967, cuando un grupo de periodistas y corresponsales residentes en La Gran Manzana, fundaran la Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos, ACE, para llenar el vacío existente y de esta manera resaltar la ...