Dominican Filmmaker Elyssa Aquino’s Debut Short, Secadora, Puts Afro-Latina Lesbians in Lead Roles

October 8, 2021 by Johanna Ferreira While we have seen more representation of people of color in the entertainment industry in recent years, the progress has been slow, especially when it comes to diverse Latinx representation in film, TV, and media. The mainstream portrayal of Latinidad is often of white or mestizo Latinxs, with Indigenous […]

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‘Madres’ and ‘The Manor’ Review: Maligned Women Uncover the Truth

Tenoch Huerta and Ariana Guerra in “Madres.”Credit…Alfonso Bresciani/Amazon Studios By Lena WilsonOct. 7, 2021, 7:00 a.m. ET “Madres,” a new film directed by ​​Ryan Zaragoza, claims to be “inspired by true events,” like many paranormal thrillers before it. But unlike many of those films, this one isn’t borrowing from urban legends or famous ghost stories — it’s […]

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Letitia Wright Explains Black Panther’s Cultural Importance

10.13.2018 by L.D. Nolan in Movie News Comment (3) Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther was one of the biggest hits of the year, with its cultural significance driving many to buy tickets and raise money to help children go and see the movie. Actor Letitia Wright, who plays Shuri in the Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, has now commented on the cultural significance […]

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