Denmark'sFilms From The South Festival is this to focus onLatin American cinema and will open in Copenhagen on Sep 5 with Walter Salles Brazilian drama Behind The Sun (Abril Despedacado).

Theperipatetic festival is the second largest international film festival inDenmark and has always focused on films from outside Europe and North America.It travels from Copenhagen to Arhus, Odense and Aalborg from Sep 6-12.

Finland'sMika Kaurismaki's popular Brazilian music documentaryMoro No Brasil is also among the films from Latin America screening at the event. Other films includethe Mexican-Spanish films Japon by Carlos Regadas and The Devil's Backbone (El EspinazoDel Diablo) by Guillermo del Toro, as well as Orlando Lubbert's Taxi Para Tres from Chile; Daniel Burman'sArgentinian Every Stewardess Goes To Heaven (Todas Las Azafatas Van Al Cielo); SebastianCordero's Ratas, Ratatones,Rateros from Ecuador; Raul Marchand'sPuerto Rican 12 Horas; Beatriz Flores Silva's TrickyLife (En La Puta Vida)from Uruguay; and Gustavo Balza's Venezuelan CaracasAmor A Muerte.

FilmsFrom The South Festival is an annual event arranged by Mandenmed Cameraet in co-operation with the Danish Film Institute and Images of the World.