With the singular touch that characterizes the comfort of the Alvarez home, the show proves to be an effective antidote for days of uncertainty and a sobering reminder to literally take it one day at a time.
Through humor, heart-warming relationships, and fearlessness to address the pain of everyday struggles, Gentefied renders a compelling narrative, which ultimately says, we see you, we know you’re here. Let’s get to work.
Following a repressed young man living in a mostly religious society where homophobia and tradition is rampant, JOSÉ renders a character study that shows that even though alienation marks a one’s own journey, pain doesn’t define you.
More than exposing the precarious health care system of Mexico City, the film renders the fragility of those in moments of crisis and the glorious resilience of people caught in the web of a corrupt, dog-eat-dog world.
“Ungendered love is all love. We all experience love, and have somehow been taught that love has a gender to which you must fit your puzzle piece to,” Rivera Jr. tells Latino Rebels.
What happens when events shift a narrative, but the main character more or less remains the same?
In his debut feature, Lucio Castro creates one of the most ambitious LGBTQ films in recent years.
“MOJADA” is a window into the sacrifices immigrants make coming into the United States.
In her debut feature, Lila Avilés focuses on the intricate character study of a hotel worker in one of Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels.
With a Mix of Quirkiness, Absurdity and Crazy One-Liners, LOS ESPOOKYS Pays Homage to Latin American Culture
The characters are an eclectic group, but what makes it work, and what makes the show successful, is that they’re all oddballs and complete outsiders, who despite already living in a pretty surreal universe, don’t fit in.
The political upheaval and vagueness of what the future holds for Chile is a mirror image of the three main characters’ lives.
What will be lost, both literally and metaphorically, if Trump’s wall is built?
Despite some shortcomings, the film does succeed in focusing on teenage ennui.
‘Building the American Dream’ Documentary Sheds Light on Tragedies Migrants Face in Construction Field
Directed by Chelsea Hernandez, the film follows three immigrant families in Texas.
One of the film’s strengths is that it doesn’t berate the viewer with didactic tropes of the rich versus the poor.
TYREL Film Review: Can a Latin American Director Make an Effective Film About an Alienated Black Man?
I don’t know, but not here.
How would the documentary be different had a black filmmaker been behind the camera?
Aside from the politics of the play, this is, at its core, a story about love, forgiveness, and endurance of the human spirit.
The most visible narrative fiction film that features a transgender actress this year.