5 Latinx Movies to Look For at Tribeca 2024

…film making its North American premiere in the 2024 Tribeca Festival’s International Narrative Competition representing Brazil, Greece, the Netherlands, and the UK, Swimming Home is giving The Circle level drama….

Why Brazilian Horror Matters

…built a Brazilian horror lexicon, rather than using Hollywood’s framework. In his 2002 book, Dicionário de Filmes Brasileiros (Dictionary of Brazilian Films), Antônio Leão da Silva Neto listed that of…

Camila Mendes Might Just Be Our Generations' JLo

…Someone Great (2019), Father of the Bride (2022), The Perfect Kind (2023), What Men Want (2019), etc. I particularly liked Upgraded (2024), which stars Brazilian-American Camila Mendes as Ana Santos,…

Why We Need an Ugly Betty Remake Now

…and I loved Betty for her quirks, warmth, and unapologetic self away from stereotypes. As a good Latina, I had an obsession with telenovelas produced in Venezuela, Colombia, and Brazil….

12 Latinx Films to Catch at SXSW 2024

…finally playing an actual Brazilian character, as Mancuso’s love interest. Omni Loop Our second Brazilian entry comes from Rio de Janero-born director Bernandao Britto. His Omni Loop promises to be…

15 Latinx Sundance Titles to Watch For

…to stardom and motherhood. Written and directed by Brazilian Pedro Freire, Malu explores a “fraught familial dynamic” from the perspective of a “fascinating, imperfect woman.” My Old Ass Courtesy of…

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