This Puerto Rican New Yorker’s Life Changed When He Looked in the Mirror and Saw Barack Obama

This Puerto Rican New Yorker's Life Changed When He Looked in the Mirror and Saw Barack Obama

We talked to Louis Ortiz about his life as an Obama impersonator and a new…

Meet 5 Filmmakers Who Didn’t Move to Hollywood and Make Movies in San Francisco

Meet 5 Filmmakers Who Didn't Move to Hollywood and Make Movies in San Francisco

Here we introduce you to the Latino filmmakers showing their movies at the SF Latino…

Chicano Rockabilly Love Story ‘Cry Now’ Takes You On a Musical Tour of East L.A.

Chicano Rockabilly Love Story 'Cry Now' Takes You On a Musical Tour of East L.A.

Director of ‘Cry Now,’ Alberto Barboza, talks us through some of the songs in his…

Eight Urbanworld Directors Confess Their Favorite Embarrassing Movie

The Directors Behind the Latino Movies Playing Urbanworld Confess Their Favorite Embarrassing Movie

From stories of border crossings, to sci-fi, to gangsters, to Latina nannies – here are…

7 Free Must-See Movies at Gael and Diego’s Ambulante Film Festival in L.A.
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7 Free Must-See Movies at Gael and Diego’s Ambulante Film Festival in L.A.

Ambulante California is showing documentaries in outdoor spaces across Los Angeles from Sept 21 – Oct 4.

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Kevin Smith Made a Hilarious Horror Film Starring Genesis Rodriguez, ‘El Puma’s Daughter
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Kevin Smith Made a Hilarious Horror Film Starring Genesis Rodriguez, ‘El Puma’s Daughter

We caught up with actress Genesis Rodriguez to talk about what it was like to work on such a bizarre movie.

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Anthony Lucero on Making a Movie About a Female Mexican Sushi Chef & Inventing a Poblano Sushi Roll
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Anthony Lucero on Making a Movie About a Female Mexican Sushi Chef & Inventing a Poblano Sushi Roll

In this Oakland-set drama, writer-director Anthony Lucero confronts stereotypes and makes a killer new sushi roll all at the same time.

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#TBT: A Look Back at the Afro-Cuban Films of Sara Gomez, Cuba’s First Female Director
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#TBT: A Look Back at the Afro-Cuban Films of Sara Gomez, Cuba’s First Female Director

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we revisit the post-revolution films of Sara Gomez who put a spotlight on Afro-Cubans.

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TRAILER: Follow These Kids on a Drug-Fueled Adventure in the Uruguayan ‘Cheech and Chong’
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TRAILER: Follow These Kids on a Drug-Fueled Adventure in the Uruguayan ‘Cheech and Chong’

Playing at this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin is the Uruguayan stoner comedy ‘Relocos y repasados’ (High Five). Watch the crazy trailer here.

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Cuban Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Kiki Alvarez on Directing an Improvised Film With Three Female Leads
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Cuban Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Kiki Alvarez on Directing an Improvised Film With Three Female Leads

Right off the heels of Venecia’s world premiere, we caught up with Kiki Alvarez to talk about the “new” Cuba and what it was like…

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Netflixeando: 15 Mexican Films You Should Stream on Netflix
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Netflixeando: 15 Mexican Films You Should Stream on Netflix

Since Mexican Independence Day is upon us, this is a special list of our favorite Mexican movies on Netflix.

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TRAILER: What Happens When a Cranky Old Painter Goes Blind? A Puerto Rican Comedy
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TRAILER: What Happens When a Cranky Old Painter Goes Blind? A Puerto Rican Comedy

Alex Santiago Pérez’s feature film debut, ‘Las vacas con gafas’ (Cows Wearing Glasses) centers on a lonely, eccentric painter whose life is about to change…

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‘City of God: 10 Years Later’ and Four Other Must-See Films in Los Angeles
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‘City of God: 10 Years Later’ and Four Other Must-See Films in Los Angeles

Ten years after the movie was made, what happened to the actors from ‘City of God’? Find out at the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival…

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How Do Visual Artists Survive and Thrive in Cuba? ‘Alumbrones’ Documentary Shows Us How
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How Do Visual Artists Survive and Thrive in Cuba? ‘Alumbrones’ Documentary Shows Us How

We talked to the director, Bruce Donnelly, about shooting in Cuba and documenting the lives of artists who sometimes can’t even find paint or a…

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#TBT: From ‘CHiPs’ to ‘Dos Mujeres, Un Camino,’ A Look Back at Erik Estrada’s Career
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#TBT: From ‘CHiPs’ to ‘Dos Mujeres, Un Camino,’ A Look Back at Erik Estrada’s Career

In the 90s, Erik Estrada’s career was in decline but he saw an opportunity. Even though he barely spoke Spanish, Estrada made the jump to…

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