Latin Culture in New York

Four Reasons Why Mexican Indie Film ‘Somos Mari Pepa’ Rocks It Hard
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Four Reasons Why Mexican Indie Film ‘Somos Mari Pepa’ Rocks It Hard

Samuel Kishi Leopo’s feature film debut ‘Somos Mari Pepa’ proves that punk will never die. See it this week in NYC at the Anthology Film…

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Punk Bands, Metalheads & ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in DR: 6 Must See Movies at Latinbeat
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Punk Bands, Metalheads & ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in DR: 6 Must See Movies at Latinbeat

The 15th edition of Latinbeat is here. NYC, don’t miss this chance to see films about a Mexican garage band, Andean metal heads, and a…

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17 Years Later, Latinbeat Goes On: Film Programmer Marcela Goglio On How It All Started
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17 Years Later, Latinbeat Goes On: Film Programmer Marcela Goglio On How It All Started

The programmer of Latinbeat for the last 15 years, Marcela Goglio shares how the Lincoln Center’s Latin American film showcase got its start.

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Feature: Azucar Papi, Creating A Safe Space To Wine Yuh Waist
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Feature: Azucar Papi, Creating A Safe Space To Wine Yuh Waist

How did the most exciting thing happening in NYC Latino nightlife come to be?

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Four Latino Films in PBS Online Film Fest That Are Keeping It Real
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Four Latino Films in PBS Online Film Fest That Are Keeping It Real

PBS isn’t just about pledge drives; it’s bringing a film festival right to your laptop. Here’s a look at the Latino films.

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What if We Could Make a Taíno “Lion King”?
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What if We Could Make a Taíno “Lion King”?

Dominican artists at work: check out this series of animated shorts that bring back Taíno myths and culture.

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Groupie Alert! For $150 You Can Hang Out With Diego Luna in Los Angeles
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Groupie Alert! For $150 You Can Hang Out With Diego Luna in Los Angeles

Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal recently launched a kickstarter campaign to help bring their Ambulante Film Fest to Los Angeles and the rewards are…

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The Latinbeat Trailer Spills Cinema’s Best Kept Secret: Latin American Filmmakers Are Killing It Right Now
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The Latinbeat Trailer Spills Cinema’s Best Kept Secret: Latin American Filmmakers Are Killing It Right Now

This July in NYC, Latinbeat is bringing the year’s best Latin American films to Lincoln Center. From movies about a Mexican garage band to heavy…

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NYC: Three Hidden Gems Where You Can Get Paletas This Summer
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NYC: Three Hidden Gems Where You Can Get Paletas This Summer

We’ve got the intel on the best frozen treat spots.

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¡Oi! Latino Punk Fest Lineup– Sin Pudor, Generacion Suicida, and More
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¡Oi! Latino Punk Fest Lineup– Sin Pudor, Generacion Suicida, and More

Raw, anti-capitalist, immigrant, and so much more.

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Jackie Cruz of ‘Orange is the New Black’ on Songwriting, Surviving a Car Crash & Hollywood Stereotypes
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Jackie Cruz of ‘Orange is the New Black’ on Songwriting, Surviving a Car Crash & Hollywood Stereotypes

Dominican-American Jackie Cruz shares about her music and personal life including the moment when, at seven years old, she decided to become an actress.

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Poetic and Ethereal, Petra Costa’s Documentary ‘Elena’ Delicately Punches You Right in the Gut
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Poetic and Ethereal, Petra Costa’s Documentary ‘Elena’ Delicately Punches You Right in the Gut

We talked to Petra Costa about her documentary ‘Elena’ and the creative process behind making such a deeply personal film.

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Meet Alessandra Zeka, Director of ‘A Quiet Inquisition’ Doc on Abortion Rights in Nicaragua
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Meet Alessandra Zeka, Director of ‘A Quiet Inquisition’ Doc on Abortion Rights in Nicaragua

Alessandra Zeka filmed the medical practice of a doctor who provides abortions in Nicaragua despite a nationwide ban.

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American Fútbol: Two Gringos Filmed Their Trip Through the Americas En Route to the World Cup
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American Fútbol: Two Gringos Filmed Their Trip Through the Americas En Route to the World Cup

While traveling through Central & South America en route to Brazil for the World Cup, two friends and journalists are making a documentary about futbol…

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Meet the Women Who Are Bringing Gael and Diego’s Ambulante Film Fest to the U.S.
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Meet the Women Who Are Bringing Gael and Diego’s Ambulante Film Fest to the U.S.

The team behind Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna’s Ambulante Film Festival need your support on kickstarter to bring the fest to the States.

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