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Dominican Film, "Sand Dollars" to Screen at Bushwick Film Festival
Moraima Capellán Pichardo
Latina | Wordsmith | Visual Creator
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
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's 25th Anniversary & the Release of
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"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
Film Independent’s Los Angeles Film Festival Director
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.
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