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Joel Dwek

Film Focus: the ‘Neruda’ wild hunt, subverting the Biopic

Following Wednesday’s film screening, BristoLatino’s Film Edior, Joel Dwek, analyses Larraín’s techniques of subverting the biopic to present Chile’s most illustrious figure, Pablo Neruda There are, broadly speaking, two types of biopic (some, of course, don’t fit neatly into either of the following categories, like the offbeat Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There). The first, more […]

Bristolatino’s best Latin American films of 2017

Bristolatino’s Film Editor Joel Dwek chooses his favourite offerings from this year’s Latin American film releases, as well as some of those to look out for in 2018.   2017 has been a year of many great films, from both Hollywood and around the globe, with many strong efforts from seasoned directors like Christopher Nolan and […]