Articles Tagged with: documentary

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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‘Man in the Middle’ Doc Investigates Decades Old Case of Chicano Journalist Ruben Salazar’s Death
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‘Man in the Middle’ Doc Investigates Decades Old Case of Chicano Journalist Ruben Salazar’s Death

PBS Doc ‘Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle’ ponders whether the famed Chicano journalist was accidentally killed or intentionally targeted by the LAPD.

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Marc Silver & Gael Garcia Bernal Retrace a Migrant’s Journey In ‘Who Is Dayani Cristal?’ Hybrid Doc
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Marc Silver & Gael Garcia Bernal Retrace a Migrant’s Journey In ‘Who Is Dayani Cristal?’ Hybrid Doc

‘Who is Dayani Cristal?’ a hybrid documentary about crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and starring Gael Garcia Bernal opens in theaters on April 25.

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NYC: Tribeca’s Storyscapes Is a Magical Land of Interactive Exhibits, Social Justice, and Free Booze
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NYC: Tribeca’s Storyscapes Is a Magical Land of Interactive Exhibits, Social Justice, and Free Booze

At Tribeca Film Fest’s Storyscapes slip on some virtual reality goggles, wander around the transmedia exhibits, and enjoy some free drinks through April 26.

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Review: Tribeca Doc ‘Mala Mala’ on Transgender Youth in PR Reminds Us It’s OK To Be Our Freaky Selves
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Review: Tribeca Doc ‘Mala Mala’ on Transgender Youth in PR Reminds Us It’s OK To Be Our Freaky Selves

This year’s Tribeca Film Fest features lots of Latino films including ‘Mala Mala,’ a poignant documentary on transgender and drag youth in Puerto Rico.

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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World
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Juan Pablo Cadaveira, Director of ‘Maravilla’ Doc On Trying Not To Piss Off the Boxing World

We caught up with the director of ‘Maravilla’ ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival to talk about getting intimate access to…

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Colombian Film Fest NY: Andrew Tucker & Rey Sagbini on Their Vallenato Documentary, ‘El Viaje del Acordeón’
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Colombian Film Fest NY: Andrew Tucker & Rey Sagbini on Their Vallenato Documentary, ‘El Viaje del Acordeón’

We caught up with the directors of ‘El Viaje del Acordeón’, to talk about their documentary, which follows a vallenato musician’s journey from Colombia to…

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‘Miami Boheme: An American Musical Journey’ Doc Is A Tribute To Miami’s Homegrown Indie Bands
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‘Miami Boheme: An American Musical Journey’ Doc Is A Tribute To Miami’s Homegrown Indie Bands

‘Miami Boheme’, a documentary on Miami’s local music scene airs tonight on PBS. The film features interviews with Spam Allstars, Elastic Bond, Locos por Juana…

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