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Disney Buys ‘Mija’ Doc About Mexican American Daughter of Undocumented Immigrants

Virginia Isaad
Filmmaker Isabel Castro’s documentary feature debut Mija garnered critical acclaim at Sundance earlier this year for its portrayal of two Mexican American daughters trying to succeed. Disney Original Documentary has now acquired worldwide rights to the film and FX, which...
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10 Latinx Filmmakers You Should Know About

In 2021, we saw a lot of up-and-coming Latinx talent in the film industry making big moves. Going into 2022 with that in mind, we wanted to make the extra effort to continue supporting Latinx creators in the entertainment industry...
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Mexican-American Filmmaker’s Documentary Highlights Sexual Trauma in Military

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Mexican-American documentary filmmaker Amanda Sarabia attended an event honoring Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén In the summer of 2020  and it led her on a path to use her art to bring to the forefront sexual trauma in the military. Amanda...