Luis Pedron

Luis Pedron
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𝐋𝐮𝐢𝐬 𝐏𝐞𝐝𝐫𝐨𝐧 is a Director, Actor, Founder and Film Festival Director of the International Film Festival Manhattan, New York, now in its 13th edition, proudly promoting Filipino, Asian, Scandinavian and European films and presenting them in New York. 👉https://iffmusa.com/ A winner of numerous awards as a director and actor, he has been a voting member of the SAG Awards® (Screen Actor Guild / AFTRA (SAGAFTRA) Union) since 1998. Pedron was also co-founder/organizer of the Soho International Film Festival New York(USA 2010, 2011), director of the Asians on Film Festival North Hollywood California (USA 2013), director of the One FILAM Film Festival Hollywood California (USA 2013), director of the Viva Latino International Film Festival New York (USA 2015) and juror of the Sundayag Film Festival Philippines 2022. Pedron has written film reviews and interviewed celebrities on and off the red carpet since 2007.
𝐋𝐮𝐢𝐬 𝐏𝐞𝐝𝐫𝐨𝐧 is a Director, Actor, Founder and Film Festival Director of the International Film Festival Manhattan, New York, now in its 13th edition, proudly promoting Filipino, Asian, Scandinavian and European films and presenting them in New York. 👉https://iffmusa.com/ A winner of numerous awards as a director and actor, he has been a voting member of the SAG Awards® (Screen Actor Guild / AFTRA (SAGAFTRA) Union) since 1998. Pedron was also co-founder/organizer of the Soho International Film Festival New York(USA 2010, 2011), director of the Asians on Film Festival North Hollywood California (USA 2013), director of the One FILAM Film Festival Hollywood California (USA 2013), director of the Viva Latino International Film Festival New York (USA 2015) and juror of the Sundayag Film Festival Philippines 2022. Pedron has written film reviews and interviewed celebrities on and off the red carpet since 2007.

The Cannes Film Festival : The 10 Minute Standing Ovation Proved That The Audience Enjoyed ‘Cobweb’

Synopsis :In the 1970s, Director Kim is obsessed by the desire to re-shoot the ending of his completed film Cobweb, but chaos and turmoil grip the set with interference from the censorship authorities, and the complaints of actors and producers who can’t understand the re-written ending. Will Kim be able to find a way through this…

The Cannes Film Festival : Review / “Kennedy” Made Me Cry!

“Kennedy” starts showing the lead character cool, poised and collected. We see modern India but enveloped in a sea of red warm colors as if foreshadowing of a murder that will happen. Yes a well planned murder happens and Kennedy is the culprit. All of this happening in a high end condo complete with full…

The Cannes Film Festival : Review / “Elemental” Is Fiery and Leads The Asian Wave !

Watching this at the Cannes Film Festival Closing Night (May 27, 2023) made it even more special for me.(besides rooting for my fellow Asian Americans) it was the most sought after ticket. Meaning it was already sold out the minute the tix were released. I resorted to lining up on the stand by line in…

International Film Festival Manhattan is Going to France!

International Film Festival Manhattan is going to France The 1st Annual International Film Festival Manhattan Industry Screening at the Marche Du Film will be happening on May 24, 2023 at the Palais G  at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, 1 Bd de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France Luis Pedron, the Festival Director of…

The Mother / Review : This Film Does Not Miss A Beat

A delightful Mother’s Day Weekend presentation – Netflix’s “The Mother” meticulously directed by: Female Director Niki Caro (She won BAFTA Children’s Award for her breakout film “Whale Rider“) The film does not miss a beat with exciting car chase scenes in humid Cuba (actual location was Gran Canaria, Spain)  and Snowmobile battle scenes in snowy Alaska…

Fool’s Paradise : Exclusive Interview with Actor Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer and licensed physician. He rose to prominence for playing Leslie Chow in “The Hangover” film series(2009–2013) and Ben Chang in the NBC sitcom “Community” (2009–2015). He created, wrote and produced the ABC sitcom “Dr. Ken“(2015–2017), in which he portrays the titular character, and he has appeared in…

Polite Society / Review : “This Film is Fire !”

It’s still Spring but Focus Features comes out with full punches with this Summer like Action Flick “Polite Society.” Mind you, there is nothing polite about this film. It’s full of curse words, raw catfights with full on punches and rudeness that would make your Mother cringe, But mind you this film is FIRE !…

A Tourist’s Guide to Love : Travel You Might Find Your True Love

The Asian Wave (my excitement of how Movies are finally featuring a lot of Asian Performers onscreen) is on and the Wave bring us to Vietnam, in this eye catching sumptuous l Netflix movie called “ A Tourist Guide To Love.” Mind you it’s not a travelogue but an off the beaten path of a…

“One True Loves” is Intriguing, Entertaining and Endearing!

“Torn between two lovers feeling like a fool, loving both of you is breaking all the rules” — as sang by American Singer Mary MacGregor is the main premise of the film. ”One True Loves. ” Emma (Philippa Soo) at a certain point in this movie had to choose between the equally handsome and kind…

Gloria : Exclusive Interview with Creator Pedro Lopes

Synopsis : A small town in Portugal becomes engulfed in a web of political intrigue when a young engineer is recruited as a KGB spy. Creator: Pedro Lopes  Starring: Miguel Nunes, Stephanie Vogt, Matt rippy, Jimmy Taenaka, Victoria Guerra TV Network: Netflix Premiere Date: Nov 5, 2021 Genre: Mystery thriller Exclusive Interview with Creator Pedro…