Articles Tagged with: documentary

5 Latino Documentaries You Can Stream For Free Including PBS’ 4 Hour-Long Epic Doc on Latin Music
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5 Latino Documentaries You Can Stream For Free Including PBS’ 4 Hour-Long Epic Doc on Latin Music

From musicians like Santana, Ritchie Valens, and Celia Cruz, to journalists like Ruben Salazar learn your Latino history by watching these PBS docs.

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‘Blood In, Blood Out’ Screenwriter Gives Advice to Writers: Eat Healthy Before You Go Drink Tequila
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‘Blood In, Blood Out’ Screenwriter Gives Advice to Writers: Eat Healthy Before You Go Drink Tequila

Jimmy Santiago Baca is an ex-con, poet, screenwriter, and now documentary subject. We talked to him about his new film and his writing routine (it…

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Meet Las Marthas, Mexican-American Debutantes Who Dress Like Martha Washington, in 6 Dazzling GIFs
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Meet Las Marthas, Mexican-American Debutantes Who Dress Like Martha Washington, in 6 Dazzling GIFs

In the ‘Las Marthas’ documentary we watch a Texas debutante ball that celebrates George Washington’s birthday turn into a Mexican-American version of ‘Mean Girls.’

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Panama Enters the Foreign Language Oscar Competition For First Time Ever With ‘Invasion’ Documentary
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Panama Enters the Foreign Language Oscar Competition For First Time Ever With ‘Invasion’ Documentary

In 1989, the U.S. invaded Panama and removed dictator Manuel Noriega from office. This documentary discovers that Panamanians have forgotten the details of this historical…

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This Puerto Rican New Yorker’s Life Changed When He Looked in the Mirror and Saw Barack Obama
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This Puerto Rican New Yorker’s Life Changed When He Looked in the Mirror and Saw Barack Obama

We talked to Louis Ortiz about his life as an Obama impersonator and a new documentary that tells his story.

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How Do Visual Artists Survive and Thrive in Cuba? ‘Alumbrones’ Documentary Shows Us How
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How Do Visual Artists Survive and Thrive in Cuba? ‘Alumbrones’ Documentary Shows Us How

We talked to the director, Bruce Donnelly, about shooting in Cuba and documenting the lives of artists who sometimes can’t even find paint or a…

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Diego Luna On Why Los Angeles Needs Another Film Festival and How Documentaries Can Erase Borders
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Diego Luna On Why Los Angeles Needs Another Film Festival and How Documentaries Can Erase Borders

In this exclusive interview with Diego Luna, he talks about bringing the Ambulante Film Festival to California and the new movie he is going to…

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Don’t Miss Genius Grant Winner Natalia Almada’s Lyrical Film On Her Great-Grandfather, Ex-President of Mexico
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Don’t Miss Genius Grant Winner Natalia Almada’s Lyrical Film On Her Great-Grandfather, Ex-President of Mexico

For many Mexicans, Plutarco Elías Calles is remembered as a dictator but, for Natalia Almada he’s family. In ‘El General’ she uses audio recordings of…

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Inocente, Undocumented Artist and Subject of Oscar-Winning Short Documentary, Has Big News
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Inocente, Undocumented Artist and Subject of Oscar-Winning Short Documentary, Has Big News

Back in 2013, on the biggest night of year for Hollywood — the Academy Awards — a young, undocumented Latina artist, Inocente Izucar, was thrust…

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This Docuseries On a Latino High School Soccer Team Will Make You Want to Hug Everyone
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This Docuseries On a Latino High School Soccer Team Will Make You Want to Hug Everyone

‘Los Jets’ follows an all-Latino soccer team in the South. As immigrants and the sons of immigrants, the boys will face opponents on and off…

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TRAILER: ‘Messi, the Movie’ Follows the Futbol Crack From Childhood to Stardom
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TRAILER: ‘Messi, the Movie’ Follows the Futbol Crack From Childhood to Stardom

The documentary will recount Lionel Messi’s epic life story from battling a growth deficiency to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world.…

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Backyards Are the New CBGB: Angela Boatwright on Making a Doc on the East L.A. Punk Scene
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Backyards Are the New CBGB: Angela Boatwright on Making a Doc on the East L.A. Punk Scene

We caught up with famed photographer Angela Boatwright to chat about her new documentary series on the Latino kids throwing backyard punk parties in East…

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Poetic and Ethereal, Petra Costa’s Documentary ‘Elena’ Delicately Punches You Right in the Gut
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Poetic and Ethereal, Petra Costa’s Documentary ‘Elena’ Delicately Punches You Right in the Gut

We talked to Petra Costa about her documentary ‘Elena’ and the creative process behind making such a deeply personal film.

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Meet Alessandra Zeka, Director of ‘A Quiet Inquisition’ Doc on Abortion Rights in Nicaragua
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Meet Alessandra Zeka, Director of ‘A Quiet Inquisition’ Doc on Abortion Rights in Nicaragua

Alessandra Zeka filmed the medical practice of a doctor who provides abortions in Nicaragua despite a nationwide ban.

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American Fútbol: Two Gringos Filmed Their Trip Through the Americas En Route to the World Cup
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American Fútbol: Two Gringos Filmed Their Trip Through the Americas En Route to the World Cup

While traveling through Central & South America en route to Brazil for the World Cup, two friends and journalists are making a documentary about futbol…

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