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Viernes Video: Animated short captures the ‘spirit’ of Día de los Muertos

Viernes Video: Animated short captures the ‘spirit’ of Día de los Muertos

LatinaLista — There are some videos so well done visually and story-wise that they deserve to be watched again and again. Dia de los Muertos is one of those films. Previously featured on Latina Lista, the film, a senior thesis project of three students at the Ringling College of Art and Design, was awarded the

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Video: A short “History of Horror” in film puts fear in perspective

LatinaLista — Horror films are a genre of film that can trace its popularity back to our ancestors as they gathered around a flickering campfire sharing stories to scare one another. However, the genre has evolved over time not only reflecting elements of the era in which it was written but humankind’s own evolution in

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Intrn’l Video: Discovering Pablo Ferro

LatinaLista — Who is Pablo Ferro? It’s a question that filmmaker Richard Goldgewicht hopes more people will wonder about so that they see his film Pablo. Pablo is best known among those in the film industry for his unbridled creativity. His artistic genius draws both compliments and curiosity with such descriptions as “walking work of

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Viernes Video: New bilingual comedy follows the love trail of ‘200 Cartas’

LatinaLista — What happens when a guy meets the girl of his dreams in a crowded New York City bar, but before he can profess his love, they get separated and he knows only two things about her — her name and where she lives. Ordinarily, that wouldn’t pose a huge problem but with a

Documentary ‘Harvest of Empire,’ like its protagonists, travel a winding path to achieve a Hollywood Dream

By Luis Carlos López Hispanic Link News Service Neither Rome nor Hollywood was built in a day. With this rationale and a prayer, Eduardo López continues to promote his documentary Harvest of Empire. Completed this year after nearly a decade in the making, it was denied entrance to such major film festivals as Sundance and

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