A Page of
Information and Links to Internet Sources on Mexican Cinema...always being
Many of the links below are outdated and there are certainly many other places on the Internet where you can get information
on Mexican cinema. This page was originally created nearly 20 years ago but obviously I've been neglecting it since. Not even all of
my personal links still work. But perhaps someday I'll prune it of dead links.
A page of information and
links to finding more information on Mexican cinema and related
areas. Comments and suggestions for added links are welcome, and reports
of broken links are also appreciated.
General and Organizational Sites
- Filmoteca de la
homepage (New URL October 2007).
Cineteca Nacional Home Page (new URL, May 2003! Works best with IE
not Netscape, at least older Netscape)
Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas Page (URL fixed
"Más de Cien Años del Cine Mexicano" : many great
photos, links, brief history of Mexican cinema, references, and
more. New URL!
- Mexican Film Institute Page
(IMCINE): links to many different sources of information
- Agrasánchez Film
Archive, website for those interested in the Golden Age of Mexican
cinema. Source for
films, posters, books, and more.
- Sources for
Mexican Movie Posters and Videos.
- Centro de Capacitación
Cinematográfica Home Page: film school in Mexico City, info on
features and shorts they have produced, as well as details on their other
programs and services.
- Dirección General de Radio,
Televisión y Cinematografía: Mexican government agency
- Cinexos: Spanish
and Latin American Cinema Web Ring
- Comisión Nacional de
Filmaciones site: government organization which coordinates filming in
Mexico by foreign filmmakers. Very useful. Added 16 Oct 2000.
- Asociación Mexicana de
Filmadoras site. Added 3 August 2000.
- Asociación Nacional de
Intérpretes site. Added 3 August 2000.
- Canal 100, links to
companies, distributors, film/TV professionals (makeup, etc.), equipment
Film/TV production companies from Mekate.
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Online Newspapers and Magazines
Mexican Online Newspapers: choose "Latin America."
- Cinefagia, online
magazine dealing with Mexican and world cinema, particularly fantasy films
and other outré topics like adult movies, etc. From the former
webmaster of "Inframundo."
- Produ.com, news and info about
commercials, etc. (production oriented).
- Fama magazine
magazine (check the "Espectáculos" section).
- Esmas (Televisa's
with news and features on movies, TV, music, performers, etc.
- Todoelcine.com: magazine
style website with news, interviews, etc., both Mexican and Hollywood
(also international). Added 10 Oct 2000.
Horror Movies Discussion Board at "The Latarnia Forums" (ezboard).
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Production and Distribution
Companies (and TV networks)
Research Sites and Lists
- Home Page of the Filmoteca de la UNAM:
much information and a searchable database of Mexican films! This
is a wonderful on-line source to check titles, dates, credits.
Cinema site of the Spanish
Ministerio de Educación y Cultura which has a searchable
of all Spanish films AND other films released in Spain. Click on "Base de
datos de películas" on the right-hand side of the page.
- 2001 Ariel
Awards Results. Added 29 May 2001.
- 1999 Ariel
- 2001 Mexican Film
Production List. Last update: 11 October 2001.
- 2000 Mexican
Film Production List : Last update 18 December 2000.
- 2002 Mexican Film
Production List. Added 10 Feb 2003.
- 2003 Mexican Film
Production List. Last update April 2004.
- 2004 Mexican Film
Production List. Created 12 January 2004, last update 11 June 2004.
- Internet Movie Database (a fair
number of Mexican films listed)
- Mexican Film and Music
Page.Many links to online resources about film and music (including
song lyrics!). From another librarian (like me), so you know it has a lot
of good information.
- Biographical Dictionary of
Mexican Film Performers, "A" and "B". "C" (including "Ch"), "D", "E", "F" , "G", "H", "I", "J", "K", "L", "M Part One", "M Part Two", "M Part Three" "M Part Four", "N" and "O" , "P" and "Q",
"T" (Added 5 feb
(Added 25 April).
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Pages I Have Created
- Mexican Film
News: updated frequently with news, TV listings (for USA), birthdays,
- Alberto Isaac
López Moctezuma (director) Page.
- The Films of
Santo, el Enmascarado de Plata.
- The Amedee Chabot,
Elizabeth Campbell, Christa Linder Page.
- Where to Buy
Mexican Movie Posters and Videotapes.
Antonieta Pons Filmography.
- Also see Biographical Dictionary of Mexican Film Performers, plus some
of the biographies/filmographies below (Luis Aguilar, Fanny Cano,
Cantinflas, Elvira Quintana).
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Sites Dedicated to Individual Films, Specific Genres, or
Jodorowsky, who is from Chile but made most of his films in Mexico.
López Moctezuma Page: page dedicated to the late director who
made some very interesting films including LA MANSION DE LA LOCURA,
ALUCARDA, and MARY MARY, BLOODY MARY.
- Santo, el Enmascarado de Plata
Page (Santo-Film reviews, info, photos, links to other sites)
Club (in French) page about Mexican horror movies.
- Monster Club (in
French) El Santo Page.
Vampire Films Page (in Spanish).
- Santo and
Friends, site dedicated to Mexican fantasy films.
- "Cinema Diabólico"
(Mexican fantasy film posters)
Aparicio: the "official" page for this sexy actress has vanished, but
a fan has created a new site for her.
- Luis Aguilar
- Luis Aguilar, a Brief
- Juan Manuel
- The Bracho family
page: director Julio Bracho, actress Andrea Palma, and actress Diana
- The Elizabeth
Campbell-Amédee Chabot-Christa Linder Page.
- Fanny Cano Biography
- Cantinflas Filmography
- Kate del
- Chabelo Page: commercial site
- Yolanda del Río
Page--singer and actress.
- Official María
- cinematographer Gabriel
Garcés Filmography and Biography
García Bernal fan page (Amores perros, etc.).
Giacoman: composer for films, TV, etc.
- Roberto Gómez
Bolaños Official Page.
Chavo del Ocho (Roberto Gómez Bolaños).
González Page (English).
- Enrique Guzmán
- Lorena Herrera Official
Site. Added 28 Sept 2001.
- Pedro Infante
- another Pedro
- Susan León
Page, photos and info on this Peruvian actress/model (who has appeared
in some Mexican films/videohomes/TV shows.
- Ofelia Medina Page: page
dedicated to a prominent actress and social activist. ADDED: 12 Feb 00.
- Carl Mora, noted
Mexican film historian and critic, author of "Mexican Cinema" (third
edition to be published within a year).
- Mike Moroff Page--actor in
both Hollywood and Mexican cinema.
Muñoz "Chachita" Homepage.
- The Official Piporro
Page--dedicated to actor/singer Eulalio González
"Piporro" (URL updated 1 March 2002)
Antonieta Pons Filmography and photos
- The Brief Life
and Tragic Death of Elvira Quintana
Claudia Ramírez Page
Rivero: article from the LA Weekly in March 2002, written by Joseph
- Germán Robles
- Humberto Robles,
a producer, writer
- Helena Rojo.
- The Roberto Sosa
Page: a talented "serious" actor with a string of excellent film roles
under his belt. ADDED 21 April 2003.
Page. Added June 2005.
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The Mexican Film
Bulletin A newsletter
containing news, articles, and film reviews about motion pictures produced
in Mexico. Now in our 18th year. "...great articles on the history and theory of the
movies...a fascinating topic too often ignored by film buffs and
moviegoers...a welcome change of pace." writes FACTSHEET FIVE. "Takes a
serious, well rounded look at Mexican cinema
and always has great rare ads, news, reviews, and filmographies."
PSYCHOTRONIC VIDEO MAGAZINE
available ONLINE (in .pdf format)!!! (beginning December 2006)
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Last update: 22 May 2012.