Latin Culture in New York

Latino Comic Book Characters Come to Life In Two New TV Shows
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Latino Comic Book Characters Come to Life In Two New TV Shows

With the premieres of ‘Gotham’ and ‘The Flash’ coming this fall, we finally get to see some Latino superheroes on TV.

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This Docuseries On a Latino High School Soccer Team Will Make You Want to Hug Everyone
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This Docuseries On a Latino High School Soccer Team Will Make You Want to Hug Everyone

‘Los Jets’ follows an all-Latino soccer team in the South. As immigrants and the sons of immigrants, the boys will face opponents on and off…

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#TBT: Before Winning Oscars These Mexican Directors Made Hilariously Weird Student Films
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#TBT: Before Winning Oscars These Mexican Directors Made Hilariously Weird Student Films

Before they were successful Hollywood directors, Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro, and Alejandro González Iñárritu were just kids with a dream. Check out their student…

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Horchata Beer Now Exists and It’s Actually Delicious
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Horchata Beer Now Exists and It’s Actually Delicious

We were skeptical at first, but Blue Moon’s new Cinnamon Horchata Ale is legitimately good.

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Instagram of the Week: Puerto Rican Artist/Muralist Alexis Diaz
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Instagram of the Week: Puerto Rican Artist/Muralist Alexis Diaz

Puerto Rican artist and muralist transforms and morphs animal forms with intricate brush strokes and vibrant colors.

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TRAILER: ‘Navajazo’ is a Sympathetic Portrait of TJ’s Hookers, Addicts & Satanic Street Musicians
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TRAILER: ‘Navajazo’ is a Sympathetic Portrait of TJ’s Hookers, Addicts & Satanic Street Musicians

Mexican director Ricardo Silva’s docufiction is a tribute to those who struggle to survive on Tijuana’s streets.

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DVR Alert: Robert Rodriguez & Guillermo del Toro Will Nerd Out Over Films on TV Tonight
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DVR Alert: Robert Rodriguez & Guillermo del Toro Will Nerd Out Over Films on TV Tonight

On ‘The Director’s Chair,’ a new show hosted by Robert Rodriguez, the master of sexy gore will interview del Toro, the master of creepiness. There’s…

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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Pedro Almodovar & Spanish Celebrities Demand End to Israeli ‘Genocide’
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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Pedro Almodovar & Spanish Celebrities Demand End to Israeli ‘Genocide’

In an open letter circulating on the internet, Spanish writers, directors, actors, and musicians denounce the violence in Gaza.

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TRAILER: Rosario Dawson & Jessica Alba are Bad Ass Killers in ‘Sin City’ Sequel
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TRAILER: Rosario Dawson & Jessica Alba are Bad Ass Killers in ‘Sin City’ Sequel

Dressed in S&M chic, these ladies aren’t afraid to pick up a gun and use it in the new trailer for ‘Sin City: A Dame…

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Director Alberto Barboza on Making a Chicano Rockabilly Love Story Set in East L.A.
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Director Alberto Barboza on Making a Chicano Rockabilly Love Story Set in East L.A.

We caught up with the L.A. native to talk about ‘Cry Now’ his Boyle Heights-set love story and its eclectic alt-Latino soundtrack.

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TRAILER: Brazilian Film ‘August Winds’ Shows Us How to Get Intimate With a Can of Coke
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TRAILER: Brazilian Film ‘August Winds’ Shows Us How to Get Intimate With a Can of Coke

‘August Winds’ teaches us additional uses for a can of Coke beyond the traditional drinking. Make sure you take a shower afterwards.

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Guillermo del Toro Was at Comic-Con This Weekend and Twitter Had a Nerdgasm
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Guillermo del Toro Was at Comic-Con This Weekend and Twitter Had a Nerdgasm

Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro is undoubtedly the king of nerds, and Comic-Con is his palace. He spent the weekend in San Diego presenting…

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No “Sexy” Needed: the Politics of Indigenous Culture
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No “Sexy” Needed: the Politics of Indigenous Culture

When it comes to the question of cultural appropriation, how does one do it ethically? Is there an ethical way?

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Buñuel in Brooklyn: 5 Must-See Movies From the Father of Surrealism at BAM
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Buñuel in Brooklyn: 5 Must-See Movies From the Father of Surrealism at BAM

We picked our favorite films from the series and somehow our list ended up filled with hookers, kinky sex, and a Mexican bus ride. We…

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D.F. Artist Creates a Weirder, More Awesome SkyMall
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D.F. Artist Creates a Weirder, More Awesome SkyMall

Would you like to buy a “Full-Body Moist Towel”?

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