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Dominican Film, "Sand Dollars" to Screen at Bushwick Film Festival

Moraima Capellán Pichardo | Posted 09.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Moraima Capellán Pichardo

Revolutionary in it's portrayal of homosexuality in a country that is largely homophobic, as well as blackness where natural curly hair is deemed pelo malo, "Sand Dollars" is easily one of the best films to come out of the Dominican Republic in recent years.

Edward James Olmos on Stand and Deliver's 25th Anniversary & the Release of Filly Brown

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

"It's an issue. Studios want to tell universal stories. We want to do the same thing. But, we want to use Latino stories with Latino faces to tell universal stories. We're all part of one group. We are all humans and we all want to tell human stories."

The Miracle of Film Festival Programming

Stephanie Allain | Posted 07.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Stephanie Allain

The latest Census Bureau data shows that the United States is on its way to becoming a "majority minority." What does this have to do with film festivals? Everything.