Juan Mejía Botero, director of “Igualada,” talks about making a film about Colombia’s first Black woman vice president, Francia Márquez.
Making “Reinas” was a homecoming for writer/director Klaudia Reynicke, which is ironic because the Sundance film is about the act of leaving.
“Sujo,” an emotionally arresting film by Mexican filmmakers Astrid Rondero and Fernanda Valadez premiered at Sundance to great acclaim.
Don’t let anyone tell you Latinx people don’t make films. We do – and every year there’s a bevy of movies starring, directed, and centering people at Sundance. Do we then get invited to the right meetings and receive big Hollywood deals that put our stories in front of audiences around the world? If you […]
Ahead of their 25th anniversary, LatinaMedia.Co talked progress, achievements, and next steps with NALIP Executive Director Diana Luna
I gave a TEDx talk on the need for more diversity in film and TV criticism, telling the story of how and why Nicola Schulze and I co-founded LatinaMedia.Co. To say I was scared would be an understatement. But as Audre Lorde said, “When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service […]
Rooted in Honduran director Nicole Mejia’s perspective, “A Place in the Field” is a scrappy film with a deep sense of place and culture.
It’s a funny turn, seeing hapless Mexicans maneuver the attention of organized crime in Spain in “I Don’t Expect Anyone to Believe Me.”
White supremacy is scary as fuck. It’s the evil idealogy powered by the colonial world order, creating a hierarchy of humans as if light skin can equate to worth rather than simply the absence of melanin. It makes no sense scientifically or even as a coherent ideology but it’s the archaic system we’re all living […]
“De La Calle” isn’t perfect but my Spotify has been bumping since watching Nick Barili recount Latinx artists’ contributions to Urbano music.