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Intrn’l Video: Riding the monster waves of Praia do Norte, Portugal — from a safe distance

Intrn’l Video: Riding the monster waves of Praia do Norte, Portugal — from a safe distance

LatinaLista — On October 28, 2013, people the world over were glued to their televisions and mobile device screens watching waves, some measuring up to 100 feet, pound Praia do Norte on the coast of Portugal as a result of an Atlantic storm. It wasn’t so much the frothy tipped sea-green sheets of water rising

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Video: Award-winning artist explains how to bypass success to hold on to creativity

LatinaLista — Artist and renown graphic programmer Joshua Davis doesn’t like looking back. He prefers to focus on the present but in this featured talk hosted by 99U, Davis takes a retrospective look at his 15-year artistic career and shares how “to escape success to keep creativity alive.” In a humorous and slightly profane presentation,

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Video: Dominican NY police officer shares what it’s like to be stopped and frisked in new video series campaign

LatinaLista — The policy of Stop-and-Frisk, the act of stopping random people and frisking them without a search warrant, is a common tactic by some police departments to deter crime. In New York City, the New York police has been accused of violating the Civil Rights of thousands of Black and Latino New Yorkers with


Smithsonian Latino Center’s Virtual Museum brings Day of the Dead festivities alive to a wider audience

LatinaLista — Wherever there is a sizable Mexican American population, chances are some in that community will be celebrating the first two days of November with a revered Mexican tradition known as Dia de los Muertos. Long a popular custom in Mexico to honor and remember loved ones who have died, Dia de los Muertos

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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


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