ViendoMovies Celebrates “Cinco de Mayo” Programming 29 Contemporary Mexican Cinema Films

ViendoMovies Celebrates “Cinco de Mayo” Programming 29 Contemporary Mexican Cinema Films


MIAMI, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — ViendoMovies, the 24 hours originally in Spanish film channel, without commercial breaks, produced and distributed by SOMOSTV, offers for the “Cinco de Mayo” week (26th of April to 5th of May) 29 films representative of the best of the Mexican contemporary cinema, in tribute to this important community of the United States Hispanic market. This collection of films includes two new openings “La ultima y nos vamos” (“One for the road”, directed by Eva Lopez Sanchez and and starring Maria of Los Angeles Ayuso, Antonio Bassols and Rossana Camhi) that narrates the occurrences of a Friday night in Mexico City for people of different social classes and “Travesia del Desierto” (“Passage from the Desert”, directed by Mauritius Walerstin and starred by Humberto Zurita, Claudia the Gatta, Monica Dionne, Enoc Leano, Carlos Camera, Gabriela Goldsmith), the history of the turn that the life of an entrepreneur obsessed by an indigenous legend takes facing the death of his wife.

The “Cinco de Mayo” commemorates the Battle of Puebla and it is a festivity that is celebrated in all the United States. In that date in 1862, the French, with one of the best armies at the time were defeated by the Mexican army, fighting with a disadvantage of 2 to 1. “We in ViendoMovies,” the President and CEO of SOMOSTV, Luis Villanueva declared, “celebrate the festivities of all the nationalities of the Latino market and we could not pass the importance that the 5th of May has for the biggest community in our market.”

For this week, aside from the openings already mentioned, ViendoMovies, shows a collection of recent Mexican films in a variety of genres: 7 SOLES (drama, immigration), ACOSADA (suspense), ALAMAR (family), ANZUELO (comedy), AUGUST EVENING (drama), CARTONEO Y NOPALITOS (drama), CHICOGRANDE (history), CORAZON DEL TIEMPO (romance), CUMBIA CALLERA (urban, romance), DEMASIADO AMOR (drama), DESAFIO (action), ESPERAME EN EL OTRO MUNDO (drama), ESPIRAL (drama), HILITO DE SANGRE (drama), LA BESTIA (documentary), LA FRONTERA INFINITA (documentary), MAREA DE ARENA (suspense), NESIO (urban), NORTEADO (immigration), OCEAN BLUES (romance, youth), OTRO TIPO DE MUSICA (romance, youth), PRETENDIENDO (comedy), REVOLUCION (history), TODOS HEMOS PECADO (comedy), UNA PARED PARA CECILIA (drama), VAHO Y VICTORIO (urban).

“We are sure,” Luis Villanueva declared, “that this film offering is the most complete of all the channels in Spanish commemorating this date. We hope that our audience enjoys it and we are grateful by the loyalty showed and good commentaries we constantly receive from them. This is the greatest satisfaction we obtain from our work.” In celebration of the “Cinco de Mayo,” the logo of the channel will wear a Mexican hat.

ViendoMovies is present in the most important telecommunication and cable companies of the United States, having a strong preference in Puerto Rico and the company is in negotiations to extend the channel to satellite television. The channel is offered with an attractive selection of films for Free Video on demand.

SOMOSTV, a company dedicated to the businesses of pay television in the Hispanic market of the United States and Puerto Rico, besides producing and distributing ViendoMovies, also produces and distributes “Semillitas”, a channel for toddlers and preschoolers, dedicated to support parents in the preservation of the Hispanic language and heritage.

CONTACT: Giselle Trainor, 786-220-0275


ViendoMovies Celebrates “Cinco de Mayo” Programming 29 Contemporary Mexican Cinema Films