After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."
“Elián,” a recently released documentary about the saga of Elián González, the little Cuban castaway that became a worldwide cause célèbre 17 years ago, is bringing back painful memories of the Cold War-induced bitter political battle between South Florida Cuban-Americans and Cubans on the island. At a time when President Trump seems poised to reverse Barack Obama’s measures and go back to a Cuba policy of hostility and irrationality, the film becomes even more distressing.
Desde sátira política e injusticias sociales hasta sus batallas físicas personales y su final aislamiento de la gente, el creativo genio del trabajo de Goya estuvo ampliamente influenciado.
From political satire to social injustice to his personal physical battles and his ultimately isolation from people were the factors in the creative genius of his work.
The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers.
The popular US vintage cars of the 1940s and '50s, still seen driving around the streets of Cuba, played the leading role at the CubaNostalgia fair in Miami. The CubaNostalgia program commemorates the independence of the Caribbean country that is celebrated every May 20.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
The box-office success of the film "How to Be a Latin Lover," which entertained the second-largest number of moviegoers last weekend in the United States, plus the growing presence of Latino films in theaters nationwide, indicate an awakening both of the film industry and of Hispanic audiences.
Several Latino-directed films make their screening at one of the most popular film festivals in the country
The recent Republican debacle on health care could prove to be an opportunity. It highlighted, yet again, the complexity of America’s system, which continues to be by far the most expensive and inefficient in the advanced world.