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10 Films Directed by Latinas to Watch for Women’s History Month

It still absolutely boggles our minds that Latinos make up such a significant percentage of the U.S. population, yet we continue to be so grossly under-represented in the world of television and movies.  Latinx actors are routinely looked over even...
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Puerto Rican Director Ángel Manuel Soto Will Direct Blue Beetle, the First Latino Superhero Movie

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
When new broke that Disney was releasing Encanto, a film about a family in Colombia, it felt like a major step toward better representation. Now we can add Latinx superheroes to the mix with the recent announcement that actress Sasha...
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Cardi B Has Nabbed Her First Lead Role in an Upcoming Comedy Film

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Cardi B is set on making sure her name goes down in pop culture history proving she’s multi-talented and politically engaged, a rare combination among entertainers today. The “WAP” rapper has landed her very first starring role in a feature...
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‘Coco’ Short ‘A Day in the Life of the Dead’ Premieres on Disney+

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
A brand-new Pixar animated short collection called Pixar Popcorn is available to stream on Disney+ today, and it includes a hilarious short featuring characters from the 2017 beloved hit movie, Coco. The two-minute-long mini-film entitled A Day in the Life...
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‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake Includes Diverse Cast with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The cast of the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s The Little Mermaid was announced a few weeks ago and while we’ve known for some time that Black actress/singer Halle Bailey – from Chloe x Halle and Grown-ish – had been...
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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...