Latin Culture in New York

Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movie

Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite 'Rocky' Movie

We caught up with Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez ahead of his documentary’s premiere at Tribeca to…

To Understand Macondo, You Must Listen to Vallenato: Gregorio Uribe Remembers García Márquez

To Understand Macondo, You Must Listen to Vallenato: Gregorio Uribe Remembers García Márquez

Vallenato music and García Márquez are eternally intertwined; they share the same DNA.

5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival

5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival

Sitting around in the cinema eating popcorn all day might sound like an idle way…

Remembering Gabo

Remembering Gabo

One of the greatest Latin American novelists of all time has passed away. But he…

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Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movie
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Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez On His New Documentary, Fighting Cotto & His Favorite ‘Rocky’ Movie

We caught up with Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez ahead of his documentary’s premiere at Tribeca to chat about the need to talk smack before a bout,…

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5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival
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5 Things We Learned at BAFICI, the Buenos Aires Film Festival

Sitting around in the cinema eating popcorn all day might sound like an idle way of passing the time but the Buenos Aires Film Festival…

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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World
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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World

We caught up with the director of ‘Maravilla’ ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival to talk about getting intimate access to…

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NYC: Washington Heights Gay Bar ‘No Parking’ Closes Its Doors – It Will Be Missed
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NYC: Washington Heights Gay Bar ‘No Parking’ Closes Its Doors – It Will Be Missed

Local Washington Heights gay bar closed its doors to make way for a new Planet Fitness. SMDH.

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BAFICI Diaries: Sold Out Screenings, a Babasonicos Concert & Lots of Free Booze
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BAFICI Diaries: Sold Out Screenings, a Babasonicos Concert & Lots of Free Booze

We were at the Buenos Aires Film Festival to watch movies but couldn’t resist all the free booze.

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Your Guide to Everything Latino at Tribeca Film Festival: Movies, Talks & Virtual Reality
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Your Guide to Everything Latino at Tribeca Film Festival: Movies, Talks & Virtual Reality

The Tribeca Film Festival, running April 16-27, is packed with films that offer diverse portraits of Latinos (including a few requisite drug traffickers). Here’s your…

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We’re Furious We Watched Salsa Dance Flick ‘Cuban Fury’
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We’re Furious We Watched Salsa Dance Flick ‘Cuban Fury’

Rashida Jones and Nick Frost star in ‘Cuban Fury’ a U.K.-set, salsa dance flick that’s even worse than Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. It opens in…

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BAFICI: Mark Peranson On Making a Movie Set During the Mayan Apocalypse
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BAFICI: Mark Peranson On Making a Movie Set During the Mayan Apocalypse

You may not entirely get it, you may not even like it, but it’s unlikely you’ll be able to forget ‘La Ultima Pelicula.’ We caught…

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NYC: Brazilian Films at Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival
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NYC: Brazilian Films at Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival

Starting April 8, the Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival takes over Tribeca Cinemas in Manhattan. Here’s your guide to the must-see Brazilian ‘futebol’ movies…

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Ernesto Daranas, Director of Smash Hit ‘Conducta’ on Making Films in Cuba
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Ernesto Daranas, Director of Smash Hit ‘Conducta’ on Making Films in Cuba

People have been treating ‘Conducta’ like the The Matrix’s Neo – calling it “The One” Cuban film they’ve been waiting for. Ahead of the New…

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Meet Four Filmmakers Featured At the Havana Film Festival New York
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Meet Four Filmmakers Featured At the Havana Film Festival New York

We take a closer look at the talent behind the camera and profile four filmmakers screening their works at this year’s Havana Film Festival New…

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Crowdfund: Stirring Biopic on Palestinian-Dominican Activist Amín Abel Hasbún
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Crowdfund: Stirring Biopic on Palestinian-Dominican Activist Amín Abel Hasbún

Support the Dominican indie film Amín Abel, inspired by the last hours of the student leader and political activist, Amín Abel Hasbún’s life, after being…

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NYC: What to Watch at the Havana Film Festival
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NYC: What to Watch at the Havana Film Festival

The Havana Film Festival in New York is celebrating its quinceañera this year. Running April 3 – 11, we picked six must-see movies from their…

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Next On The Remezcla Film Festival World Tour: Buenos Aires
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Next On The Remezcla Film Festival World Tour: Buenos Aires

In case you can’t afford a ticket to Argentina, we’ll be reporting on all the celebrities, parties, and films at the Buenos Aires Film Festival.…

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The Unauthorized Biopic Gloria Trevi Doesn’t Want You to See Has a Trailer
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The Unauthorized Biopic Gloria Trevi Doesn’t Want You to See Has a Trailer

Gloria Trevi is in a legal battle to block the release of her upcoming biopic but the trailer is already here.

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