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Latino Filmmakers

We Are Not Invisible: A Latino Actor in N.Y.C. Cinema

Sergio Castillo | Posted 04.16.2017 | Latino Voices
Sergio Castillo

I feel a bit perplexed that there are not more films like Hole In The Wall. The struggle of the Latina/o/x working class is all around us in an almost infinite amount of ways, yet our voices are rarely heard in American cinema

Sundance 2015: Filmmakers Reflect On Latino Themes

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2015 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

What Sundance 2015 illustrated is that both nationally and internationally, Latino themes are not only for Latino filmmakers to explore; rather, Latino filmmakers are increasingly sharing universally relevant and commercially marketable themes in their movies.

Latinos Are Showing Their Talents At Sundance

Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Forget Hollywood and New York, right now the world’s greatest film mecca is Park City, Utah. From now until the end of the m...

AFI Fest Unveils New Latino Perspectives

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The American Film Institutes AFI Festhas long been lauded as one of the United States' most prestigious film festivals to launch filmmakers' careers via the short film program. The 2012 edition doesn't fail to impress.

And The Latino Film Festival Winners Are...

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

The New York International Film Festival wrapped up Sunday evening with an awards ceremony that honored the directors and producers of the winning fil...

WATCH: 19 Latino Indie Films You Should See NOW!

Posted 08.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Support Latino indie film! Today's the last day of the 2012 New York International Latino Film Festival in New York City and the festival is going ...

WATCH: Great Latino Indie Film At NYILFF 2012

Posted 08.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Support Latino indie film! It's Friday and the NY International Latino Film Festival is hitting its stride in New York City! We hope you've been ke...

WATCH: 'Filly Brown' Opens The 2012 NY International Latino Film Fest

Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices

The New York International Latino Film Fest (NYILFF) kicks off it's 13th year tonight with the premiere of Filly Brown, the story of a young L.A. hip-...

Latino Disconnect: Entre Paola y Gloria and Stuff of Dreams

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

The film projects "La Toma," "Entre Nos" and "Autumn's Eyes" have one thing in common, Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte. They are sisters in creativity in a field where not many women have a stage, get recognized, and much less as Latina filmmakers.

Emerging Latino Voices Get To The Point: Short Films at Sundance

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

This year's short films represented by Latinos and Hispanics offer a wide array of unique subjects and characters--from challenged love relations in the digital age to sisters battling grief through relieving a plugged milk duct.

Latino-Themed Movie Starring Gina Rodriguez to Rock Sundance Film Festival: Filly Brown

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

New Latino voices. Rising talent. A directorial vision from a co-directing team of complementary talents. It could just be the recipe for a movie that packs a punch...or in the least, a really cool rhyme.

What Is the Future of Hispanic Filmmaking?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The current ranks of Latino filmmakers are thin, and that influences what kinds of stories get told in American cinema. More important, it has an impact on how Hispanic culture is portrayed -- if it is portrayed at all.