Cristina Escobar

I See My Family in Netflix’s YES DAY (And I Don’t See Them Anywhere)

Hopefully, Hollywood is finally catching up.

  • Mar 26, 2021
  • 2:34 PM

Cristina Costantini Is Rewriting the Rules of Latinx Storytelling

Documentary filmmaker Cristina Costantini is on a mission.

  • Mar 15, 2021
  • 5:24 PM

Netflix’s PELÉ Explores the Athlete-Activist Quandary

What is an athlete’s responsibility to the community?

  • Feb 25, 2021
  • 5:48 PM

The Unbearable Latinx Whiteness of It All (OPINION)

It really needs to change.

  • Feb 9, 2021
  • 4:13 PM

Latinx Superheroes: WE CAN BE HEROES Adds to the Legacy of SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

I, for one, am glad We Can Be Heroes is having a moment. Like the most famous Latinx superhero film before it, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, We Can Be Heroes celebrates our culture, values, and aesthetic while offering hope that these tools can help build a better future.

  • Jan 27, 2021
  • 5:23 PM

None of Us Feel Latinx Enough (Except a Few White Ladies)

Ambiguity is sewn into the fabric of our identity. Which is why it’s so infuriating to see cases like Natasha Bannan’s. She gets the benefits with none of the doubt.

  • Jan 15, 2021
  • 4:47 PM

SELENA, THE SERIES, One Week Later: Exposing Fault Lines (and Strengths) in Our Community

Last Friday, Selena: The Series premiered. And so did the backlash.

  • Dec 11, 2020
  • 4:30 PM

The Racialized Horror of Lost Children: From ‘La Llorona’ to ‘Immigration Nation’

Like all stories, the narrative of losing children depends greatly on who’s telling it.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 1:36 PM

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