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Celebrating Latin Cinema at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival

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Celebrating Latin Cinema at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival

In an industry where Latinos make up just over five percent of lead actors and two percent of film directors, representation on top stages is a high priority. That rings especially true at Sundance Film Festival, a world-renowned incubator of independent cinema, where small budget indie films are often launched [...]

TUMBAO, NYC’s Hottest New Pop-Up, Celebrates Latin American Creativity

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TUMBAO, NYC’s Hottest New Pop-Up, Celebrates Latin American Creativity

After working a few years in the fashion industry, Valentina Pozo felt that she hadn’t seen the full potential for a space for Latin art, design, community, and hospitality realized. The result? She founded her own: TUMBAO. TUMBAO, launched two years ago, is a pop-up concept showcasing the work [...]

Luis Guzmán Revives the Gomez Legacy in Netflix’s Adaptation of the Addams Family

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Luis Guzmán Revives the Gomez Legacy in Netflix’s Adaptation of the Addams Family

Netflix’s stab at the infamous Addams Family arc concentrates on the titular teenager Wednesday, played by Jenna Ortega. The eight-episode season, shot in Bucharest, Romania and executive produced by Tim Burton, inspects a macabre chain of murders that take place at Gomez (Luis Guzmán) and Morticia Addams's (Catherine Zeta-Jones) [...]

NPR’s Messi-Centered Podcast Explores Fútbol, Immigration, and Belonging

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NPR’s Messi-Centered Podcast Explores Fútbol, Immigration, and Belonging

Like many Latinos, Jasmine Garsd grew up living and breathing fútbol. She left her home city, Buenos Aires, for the United States two decades ago, but her passion for the sport and support for Argentina’s national soccer team remains intact. The NPR criminal justice correspondent is stepping out of her [...]

“El Carrito” Illuminates Intimate Corners of the American Immigrant Experience

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“El Carrito” Illuminates Intimate Corners of the American Immigrant Experience

El Carrito” tells the story of a Mexican American street vendor, Nelly, living in Queens, New York. At the center of this story is her street cart, the titular carrito, which forces her to confront the ways she navigates her life for survival. Nelly has a hard choice to make: [...]

6 Movies Spotlighting The Queer Experience In Latin America

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6 Movies Spotlighting The Queer Experience In Latin America

From Mexico to Chile, films centered on queer narratives have had a long and complicated journey into mainstream cinema. Censorships, politics and prejudice are all obstacles for the the genre, particularly in Latin America, where LGBTQ+ individuals are largely underrepresented in all media. In this list, we’ve selected six [...]