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5 Mexican Films to Get You Into the Christmas Spirit

Here in Mexico, we have our own holiday classics full of whimsy, magic, and corny jokes.

‘Black Panther’ sequel star and family attend premiere in traditional Yucatecan...

“It's very important to me to honor my Mayan roots and great to see its representation in a movie like this,” said Maychi, who is from of Hopelchén, Campeche.

New Netflix movie is a romantic comedy shot entirely in Yucatán

A new romantic comedy, which dropped on Netflix today, is chock full of scenes shot in Mérida. "Don't Blame Karma!" is in Spanish, and...

Meet the actors of Mayan origin who will appear in new...

The cast of the upcoming Black Panther sequel was announced earlier this week during a panel at San Diego’s Comic-con. The cast includes two actors...

An international film crew descends on Baca for a new project

The small community of Baca is abuzz with excitement with the arrival of an international film crew.

It’s a wrap for new South Korean docuseries featuring Yucatán Magazine...

The new South Korean docuseries being filmed in Yucatán has finished rolling after almost two weeks of intense shoots.

Mérida’s 1st drive-in movie theater promises lots of surprises

Cine To Go and the Forever Circus group will bring the beloved drive-in movie concept to Mérida on Friday. It will screen high-resolution movies...

New season of Gastro Destino México to star 8 Yucatecan Chefs

Yucatán is set to host the second season of Gastro Destino México, a streaming production highlighting the richness of Mexico's cuisine.  The eight chefs, all...

Cinemex closes its cinemas in Gran Plaza, for good

Like in most parts of the world, Yucatán’s movie theaters continue to suffer low attendance rates as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Things have...

Mayan actors under the spotlight in Netflix film ‘Tragic Jungle’

Mayan actors and stories shine in 'Tragic Jungle,' a feature film recently released on Netflix.

Great moments in Yucatán’s film history: The early years

Mérida may be far away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but Yucatán has its own storied history when it comes to film...

Film crew from China documents the secrets of traditional Yucatecan cuisine

A family from Tekax is starring in an episode of a Chinese documentary series focusing on seeds. The series, "Once Upon a Bite," looks at...

Yucatán’s nascent film industry is waiting for its closeup

Film production in Yucatán got its start in 1938 with the film "La Golondrina," which was about Alma Reed, an American journalist who fell in...

Watch: Students share the sights, artistry of Yucatán

Two California 15-year-olds took a trip to Yucatán and came home to create a beautiful documentary. Marie-Astrid Do-Rodriguez, a teacher and artist at Los Cenzontles...

After ‘Roma,’ Netflix presents ‘Yucatan’

With Netflix on an Oscar high from the success of its film "Roma," the digital entertainment platform announces the premiere of the film "Yucatan" for next Feb. 15.

Screenings planned for ‘Roma,’ N.Y. Critics Circle’s ‘best film’

Alfonso Cuaron's memory-drenched drama "Roma" dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Thursday, winning best film, best director and best cinematography.

Jewish film fest returns with a mix of history, drama and...

A selection of films with Jewish themes or settings will be screened at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya as part of the XV International Festival of Jewish Cinema in Mexico.

Jeremiah Tower documentary nominated for James Beard Award

The 100-minute documentary film "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent" has been nominated for a James Beard Award for Best Documentary.

Documentary follows Jeremiah Tower to his home in Mérida

A documentary about one of Mérida's most enigmatic expats was finally released to theaters last week, and critics are reporting on it favorably.

After Oscar win, ‘Moonlight’ director unwinds in Mérida

"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins was spotted at Hennessy's last night, after telling an Oscars red carpet reporter that he was heading to Yucatán.

Protest artist joins ‘Day of the Dead’ movie

Pixar's Day of the Dead project has been slow going, but now they are coloring in the lines. Will this announcement help bury a public relations gaffe?

Still waiting for that Ryan Gosling film

That 2012 movie shoot that caused all those Ryan Gosling sightings? There are whispers of it being released this year. Or next year. It's still a mystery.
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