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.
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Estos últimos doce meses se han llevado consigo a figuras importantes de la escena artística internacional, dejando desolados a miles de fans y dejando un vacío importante en la plantilla de artistas, que pareciera no tener generación de relevo.
Desde David Bowie hasta Carrie Fischer, estos son las personalidades que nos han dejado este año:
El periódico español El País ha seleccionado las mejores películas del 2016.
The New York Times about how Americans have been clustering themselves into cultural bubbles just as they have clustered in political bubbles. Their TV preferences confirm that.
Spanish newspaper El País selected the best movies produced in Latinamerica in 2016.
How a Chinese billionaire’s dream of making an underwater fantasy blockbuster turned into a legendary movie fiasco.
Latinos are sweeping the cinema industry: Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, actress Gina Rodriguez and Chilean director Pablo Larraín are part of the talented list of film and TV stars and creators nominated for the prestigious 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
What is the duty of Latin American cinema to combat racism and anti-immigration feelings in the era of Donald Trump?
Pope Francis has compared media organizations that focus on scandals and promote fake news to discredit people's lives with those who are obsessed with excrements. Using striking terminology, Francis said journalists and the media must avoid falling into “coprophilia” – an obsession with eating faeces.
Spreading disinformation is “probably the greatest damage that the media can do”, the Pope told the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio. It is a sin to defame people, he added.
What happens when an artist tries to understand a politician? Famous film-maker Spike Lee interviews Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss Donald Trump victory, what the Democrats did wrong, and how the US is going to survive 2017.
Spike Lee: Let me ask you another question. How can you tell another country that they’ve got to pay for a wall? Or fences? How does that work?
Fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda are willing to see his idol telling the story of Alexander Hamilton totally drunk in the next episode of Drunk History. But for Public Health expert Marylin Aguirre-Molina, it can set a bad example for Latinos, who are becoming increasingly vulnerable to alcoholism.
Latinos officially outnumber whites in California, but they have a very small representation in Hollywood. Among those who break their way into the industry are the DACA recipients, also called DREAMers.