Articles Tagged with: interview

‘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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The Director of ‘Asmodexia’ Talks About His Movie Which Is Way Scarier Than ‘The Exorcist’
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The Director of ‘Asmodexia’ Talks About His Movie Which Is Way Scarier Than ‘The Exorcist’

Barcelona native Marc Carreté talks demonic possession and the real-life experience that inspired his melancholic horror film.

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Eight Urbanworld Directors Confess Their Favorite Embarrassing Movie
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Eight Urbanworld Directors Confess Their Favorite Embarrassing Movie

From stories of border crossings, to sci-fi, to gangsters, to Latina nannies – here are the brilliant minds who wrote and directed the Latino movies…

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Anthony Lucero on Making a Movie About a Female Mexican Sushi Chef & Inventing a Poblano Sushi Roll
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Anthony Lucero on Making a Movie About a Female Mexican Sushi Chef & Inventing a Poblano Sushi Roll

In this Oakland-set drama, writer-director Anthony Lucero confronts stereotypes and makes a killer new sushi roll all at the same time.

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Spanish Actor Oscar Jaenada On the Struggles of Playing Cantinflas, Mexico’s Beloved Comedy Legend
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Spanish Actor Oscar Jaenada On the Struggles of Playing Cantinflas, Mexico’s Beloved Comedy Legend

We talked to Oscar Jaenada about preparing to play the iconic role of ‘Cantinflas’ in his new movie opening in theaters this weekend.

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Mexico’s Premiere Queer Director Julian Hernandez On Why He Resisted Being Labeled a Gay Filmmaker
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Mexico’s Premiere Queer Director Julian Hernandez On Why He Resisted Being Labeled a Gay Filmmaker

We caught up with the director of ‘Yo soy la felicidad del mundo’ to talk about what it means to be considered Mexico’s premiere queer…

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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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5 New Faces of Independent Film That Filmmaker Magazine Missed
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5 New Faces of Independent Film That Filmmaker Magazine Missed

Filmmaker Mag might not be looking to Latin America for emerging talent but we are. Check out this weekend’s event at Latinbeat: “New Voices in…

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17 Years Later, Latinbeat Goes On: Film Programmer Marcela Goglio On How It All Started
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17 Years Later, Latinbeat Goes On: Film Programmer Marcela Goglio On How It All Started

The programmer of Latinbeat for the last 15 years, Marcela Goglio shares how the Lincoln Center’s Latin American film showcase got its start.

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Party-Rocking Outfit FEx on Celebrating Five Years of Chicago Internationalism
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Party-Rocking Outfit FEx on Celebrating Five Years of Chicago Internationalism

FEx celebrates putting Chicago internationalism on the musical map with a five year anniversary soundclash.

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Jackie Cruz of ‘Orange is the New Black’ on Songwriting, Surviving a Car Crash & Hollywood Stereotypes
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Jackie Cruz of ‘Orange is the New Black’ on Songwriting, Surviving a Car Crash & Hollywood Stereotypes

Dominican-American Jackie Cruz shares about her music and personal life including the moment when, at seven years old, she decided to become an actress.

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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 Gastón Duprat, Director of ‘Living Stars,’ a Real Life All Ages Buenos Aires Dance Party
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Meet Gastón Duprat, Director of ‘Living Stars,’ a Real Life All Ages Buenos Aires Dance Party

We got to sit down with Gastón Duprat, director of the Argentine film ‘Living Stars’ ahead of its New York premiere.

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Diane Guerrero of ‘Orange is the New Black’ is on the Front Lines of Fighting for More Latinas on TV
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Diane Guerrero of ‘Orange is the New Black’ is on the Front Lines of Fighting for More Latinas on TV

Diane Guerrero never saw a Latino on her favorite show ‘Friends’ but that didn’t stop her from pursuing her dream of acting on TV.

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Cannes: Ruben Gutierrez On How the Drug War Ravaged His Hometown & Inspired His Melancholic Short Film
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Cannes: Ruben Gutierrez On How the Drug War Ravaged His Hometown & Inspired His Melancholic Short Film

First time director Ruben Gutierrez is at the Cannes Film Fest with his short, ‘Sickess of the Present.’ We caught up with him to chat…

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