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Panamanian-American Filmmaker Janicza Bravo Debuts Film Based on Viral Twitter Thread

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
If you’ve scrolled through Twitter you’ve likely seen people talking about Zola, the film out today by Panamanian-American filmmaker Janicza Bravo. The film stars Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom‘s Taylour Paige as “Zola” and American Honey’s Riley Keough as “Stefani” and...
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25 Old Hollywood and Mexican Cinema Films Every Latinx Should Watch

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
There is such a focus on Anglo actors, actresses, and narratives in Hollywood, and such a low representation of Latinxs, that we often feel there was no real historical presence from our people on the main screen. While there is...
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30 Iconic Latinx Roles in American Film and Television

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
There hasn’t been a ton of roles for Latinxs in either television or film. It’s been challenging getting our stories out there and giving the world a better glimpse into who we are and what we stand for, especially from...
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María Félix: 23 Facts About the Mexican Icon & Queen of Cinema

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Iconic Mexican star María Félix has inspired legions of women with her spunk, her talent, and her timeless beauty. We wanted to celebrate her legacy by sharing some facts everyone should know about the legendary Mexicana. Like other classic Latinx...
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24 Latinx Shows and Movies You Can Stream Online Right Now

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Streaming television shows and films online is the way that many people get their entertainment these days. All you have to do is press a button and you’re automatically connected to the latest TV programs, documentaries, films, and more. It’s...
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15 Classic Old Hollywood Films to Watch that Star Latinxs

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Part of celebrating and learning as much as we can about Latinx history and culture involves learning about Latinx achievements and accomplishments in pop culture. About the actors and actresses who made their mark, despite having to be trailblazers in...
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‘Roma’ Was Great, But We Still Need More Indigenous Voices In Hollywood

Priscilla Blossom
There’s been a lot of buzz around the 2018 film Roma, and for good reason. Alfonso Cuarón’s homage to the housekeeper who tended to his own childhood home is a story rarely told. It speaks to the experience not only...