TV Series and movies to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15, and to celebrate the streaming platforms recommend series and movies produced by Latinos.
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Culture is one of the ways that talent and stories - that raise the voice of the Latino community - can stand out in the entertainment industry.
In the month of Latino Heritage, which is commemorated from September 15 to October 15, culture seeks to recognize the contribution of the Hispanic community in film, television and all forms of art in the United States.
To do this, many streaming platforms such as Prime Video have created initiatives to commemorate this important month for Latinx; and one of them is a Hispanic Heritage Month landing page.
This special collection includes the work of Hispanic and Latino actresses, actors, producers, writers, and filmmakers, along with Amazon Originals, licensed content, and Freevee titles.
Featured productions include Lucy and Desi, With Love, the documentary Los Tigres del Norte: Historias que Contar, Book of Love, LOL: Last One Laughing México, the Colombian series Noticia de un Secuestro, 7th & Union, among others.
Also, the streaming platform publishes two Wish Lists of Latin actors Karla Souza (El Presidente) and Andy García (The Lost City).
The list of recommendations for the first actress includes: El Presidente, Ugly Betty Like Water For Chocolate, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Selena, Talk to Her, La Bamba, the series hosted by Mexican Diego Luna Pan and Circo, The 33 and Everybody Loves Somebody.
Andy Garcia, for his part, suggests The Lost City (2006), Night Falls on Manhattan, City Island, Modigliani, For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada, Stand and Deliver, Before Night Falls, El Cantante, West Side Story ( 1961), West Side Story (2021), Romero, Parallel Mothers, and Everybody Knows.
Available on Prime Video's Hispanic Heritage Month landing page from September 15 through October 15, these lists of recommendations include titles like El Cantante, City Island, Ugly Betty, La Bamba, The 33, among others.
LATINX TALENT IN THE US THEATERS
In addition to this streaming platform, it is important to highlight other Latin productions that are currently being shown in theaters in the United States. One of them is the Brazilian film “Particular Desert”.
The documentary Faya Dayi, by the Mexican-Ethiopian director Jessica Beshir, will also be available for free on the PBS streaming platform until September 29.
And finally, the Mexican film “Dos Estaciones” also has screenings throughout the United States throughout the month of September and October.