From the iconic photo of the Mexican actors“dream team” to mariachi celebrations, the 2017 Cannes Festival edition has embraced Latin American culture. Mexican director Michel Franco pesented “April’s Daughter,” with Spanish actress Emma Suárez, another vision of yet another Latin American broken family.
Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
Dejando atrás una pizarra en la que se lee a un lado “Entre y lea un buen libro” y “¡No sea estúpido!” en el otro, me encuentro con un poster viejo y andrajoso de una huelga convocada por el sindicato de la SEPTA a principios del siglo pasado, conservado gracias a un laminado igualmente marchito. A unos pocos centímetros de esta máquina del tiempo surrealista, topo con una columna de una casa de 1890 en la que en su día vivió una conocida escritora anarquista y feminista, cerca de la Universidad Drexel.
Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. According to Slate Magazine, Latinos are the most underrepresented ethnic group in Hollywood despite making up approximately 17 percent of the U.S. population.
La protagonista del popular show ‘Jane the Virgin’, la actriz de raíces puertorriqueñas Gina Rodriguez, lucirá sobre la ‘red carpet’ del Dolby Theatre un vestido cien por ciento ecológico.