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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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Cuban-American Oscar Torre’s Journey To Hollywood

by Victoria Cepeda Recently we received an e-mail from Carlos de La Vega and Rodolpho Zalez. They are the creators of the upcoming TV show called “Wassup en LA?” that follows the life transition of a Cuban American family from Miami, FL to Los Angeles, CA.  Theirs is a solid and funny show, which you can see for yourselves through the […]

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Successful Afro-Caribbean Actors: Faizon Love & Antonio Fargas

Actor and comedian Langston Faizon Santisima (on the right) known as Faizon Love was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Faizon is known for his roles in comedy hit movies such as “Couples Retreat”, “Elf”, “Friday”, “Made” and “ParentHood” among many others. The Afro-Cuban has also appeared on Def […]

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