Archive | September, 2012
Las hermanas sandoval

“Las Hermanas Sandoval” Women During Mexican-American War

By Victoria Cepeda Recently I had the pleasure of learning about Sandra Ramos O’Brient‘s work as she became a fan of Pa’lante. “Las Hermanas Sandoval” or The Sandoval Sisters is about women during the Mexican-American War who are caught in the crosshairs of history.  Ramos O’Briant  successfully blends the components which mark Latin American novels: passion, love lost, […]

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Chilean

Chilean-American Miguel Picker’s Film “Latinos Beyond Reel” Is Intent on Challenging a Media Stereotype

By Miguel Picker and Chyng Sun A documentary film that investigates how Latinos are marginalized and vilified in the mainstream media—with  grave consequences for the nation.  Synopsis: One in six adults and one in four children in the United States are Latinos, but their reality is rarely depicted in the mainstream media. Interviews with scholars, […]

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