Latin Culture in New York

Why is Kevin Spacey Hanging With Mexico’s Douchebag President?
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Why is Kevin Spacey Hanging With Mexico’s Douchebag President?

The internet is pretty much unanimous in its contempt for Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So why is Kevin Spacey taking selfies with him?

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Help Save Latino SciFi Flick ‘Sleep Dealer’ From Film Death
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Help Save Latino SciFi Flick ‘Sleep Dealer’ From Film Death

Back in 2008, ‘Sleep Dealer’ played Sundance and won awards. Then it got caught in legal limbo when the distributor went under. You can help…

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Addressing the “Too White” Problem: A Response to Junot Diaz’s “MFA vs. POC” Critique
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Addressing the “Too White” Problem: A Response to Junot Diaz’s “MFA vs. POC” Critique

Diaz isn’t wrong. In fact, he’s painfully right. But there’s a different answer to the MFA problem.

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Free Download: Kill All Hipsters’ Kanapi LP [ARG]
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Free Download: Kill All Hipsters’ Kanapi LP [ARG]

The Kill All Hipsters grrrls are fans of Japanese aesthetics, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and the overall badass attitude of punk.

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Meet Ernesto Villalobos, Director of ‘Por las Plumas,’ The First Costa Rican Film in SFIFF’s 57 Year History
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Meet Ernesto Villalobos, Director of ‘Por las Plumas,’ The First Costa Rican Film in SFIFF’s 57 Year History

Hot off the ‘Por las Plumas’ premiere at the San Francisco Film Fest, we caught up with Ernesto Villalobos to talk about the difficulty of…

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MoMA’s ‘Iberoamerican Images’ Showcases Latin American Film Co-Productions & Gael Garcia Bernal
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MoMA’s ‘Iberoamerican Images’ Showcases Latin American Film Co-Productions & Gael Garcia Bernal

MoMA’s ‘Iberoamerican Images’ showcases Latin American film co-productions including the Oscar-nominated ‘No’ starring Gael Garcia Bernal and runs through May 14.

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Homer Simpson Gets Reimagined as Drug Lords “El Chapo” and Pablo Escobar
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Homer Simpson Gets Reimagined as Drug Lords “El Chapo” and Pablo Escobar

D’OH.

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Summer is Near: Celebrate Brooklyn Line-up Announced!
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Summer is Near: Celebrate Brooklyn Line-up Announced!

Check out the Celebrate Brooklyn 2014 line-up this year, featuring Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas, Choc Quib Town, Bebel Gilberto & more!

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Latino Nerds Everywhere Jump For Joy After New ‘Star Wars’ Cast Is Announced
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Latino Nerds Everywhere Jump For Joy After New ‘Star Wars’ Cast Is Announced

Have you heard the news? There’s a Latino in the new ‘Star Wars’!

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Gael Garcia Bernal Is Heading to the Cannes Film Festival and Your Computer Screen
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Gael Garcia Bernal Is Heading to the Cannes Film Festival and Your Computer Screen

Gael Garcia Bernal has been busy lately and we’ve got all the GGB updates here.

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Taco Bell is “Upgrading” And We’re Not Impressed
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Taco Bell is “Upgrading” And We’re Not Impressed

Taco Bell wants to give Chipotle a run for it’s money, but we think this one is going to be a fail.

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Instagram of the Week: Kith NYC Creative Director Mellany Sanchez
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Instagram of the Week: Kith NYC Creative Director Mellany Sanchez

Self-proclaimed ‘Internenita” Mellany Sanchez’s style is classic and fresh-all at the same time.

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NYC & LA: Wanna See Jon Favreau’s Latino Foodie Comedy ‘Chef’? We’ve Got Tickets to Give Away
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NYC & LA: Wanna See Jon Favreau’s Latino Foodie Comedy ‘Chef’? We’ve Got Tickets to Give Away

We’ve got tickets to an advance screening in NY and LA of ‘Chef’ a hilarious new movie from Jon Favreau starring Sofia Vergara and John…

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Missed the Tribeca Film Festival? Here’s A Recap Of Everything Fun/Important That Happened
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Missed the Tribeca Film Festival? Here’s A Recap Of Everything Fun/Important That Happened

This year’s Tribeca Film Fest celebrated Latino films in a big way. We watched movies, danced, and drank. Then, we rubbed elbows with America Ferrera…

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Aaref Rodriguez, Director of ‘Avenues’ On Why Audiences Favor Latin American Films Over U.S. Latino Ones
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Aaref Rodriguez, Director of ‘Avenues’ On Why Audiences Favor Latin American Films Over U.S. Latino Ones

Aaref Rodriguez, director of ‘Avenues’ is winning awards, traveling to festivals, and getting to meet his heroes. Still, for Latinos making movies in the U.S.…

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