Latin Culture in New York

Tribeca’s Imagination Series Gives Filmmakers an Empty Script and Lets Their Imaginations Run Free
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Tribeca’s Imagination Series Gives Filmmakers an Empty Script and Lets Their Imaginations Run Free

Spanish screenwriter Maite Fernandez Perez’s award-winning short film follows two artists whose street art suddenly comes alive.

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Get a Sneak Peek of Flatiron’s New Cafe El Presidente
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Get a Sneak Peek of Flatiron’s New Cafe El Presidente

The verdict is in, and that verdict is: yum.

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Netflix Taps Mexican Director Gaz Alazraki to Create Spanish-Language Soccer Series
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Netflix Taps Mexican Director Gaz Alazraki to Create Spanish-Language Soccer Series

Netflix is stepping up its game and just greenlit its first Spanish-language original series.

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From Los Caifanes to Roger Rabbit: 3 Tribeca Latin American Directors Talk Influences
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From Los Caifanes to Roger Rabbit: 3 Tribeca Latin American Directors Talk Influences

From ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ to ‘The Yellow Submarine’ these three directors talk about the films that made a lasting impression on them.

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BAFICI Diaries: Film Awards, the Peruvian Coen Brothers & the Closing Night Party We Missed
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BAFICI Diaries: Film Awards, the Peruvian Coen Brothers & the Closing Night Party We Missed

The Buenos Aires Film Festival is over. After spending day after day in a dark cinema watching the best of global indie films, we are…

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Central Park Summerstage Lineup 2014: 50th Anniversary of Fania Records & more!
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Central Park Summerstage Lineup 2014: 50th Anniversary of Fania Records & more!

This years Summerstage lineup will celebrate the 50 years of legendary Fania Records, with shows across the NYC boroughs from June 3 through August 24.…

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This Year, Tribeca’s Latin American Films Focus on Music & Youth
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This Year, Tribeca’s Latin American Films Focus on Music & Youth

In three of this year’s Latin American films playing the Tribeca Film Festival the stories feature youth and the music they love.

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Dancing with America Ferrera at a Drag Ball: Tribeca Celebrates Puerto Rican Documentary “Mala Mala”
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Dancing with America Ferrera at a Drag Ball: Tribeca Celebrates Puerto Rican Documentary “Mala Mala”

All drag balls should be on Monday nights.

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The Life and Freaky Times of Miami-Based Filmmaking Duo Mayer\Leyva
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The Life and Freaky Times of Miami-Based Filmmaking Duo Mayer\Leyva

We caught up with Jillian Mayer and Lucas Leyva, a filmmaking duo making the rounds at all the major film festivals with their quirky short…

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Crowdfund: Help Cuban Director Rigoberto Jimenez Finish His Sierra Maestra-Set Film
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Crowdfund: Help Cuban Director Rigoberto Jimenez Finish His Sierra Maestra-Set Film

Meet Cuban director Rigoberto Jiménez, director of the upcoming film ‘Al borde del río’ which chronicles the lives of four sisters in the Sierra Maestra…

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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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