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

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


Video: How Chicano history shaped El Teatro Campesino

LatinaLista — While Latinos have had a hard time finding a ‘home’ in the Hollywood film industry, the same can’t totally be said for the world of theater. While there are some theater houses who were as discriminatory as their Hollywood counterparts, it was much easier for Latinos to create their own foothold in theater.

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Intrn’l Video: Mayan youth share why they’re proud to be Indigenous

LatinaLista — The United Nations estimates that there are approximately 400 million Indigenous people worldwide, making up more than 5,000 distinct tribes. Combined, the Indigenous are one of the largest minority groups in the world, spanning over 90 countries. First Peoples Worldwide reports that while Indigenous Peoples total only about 6 percent of the world’s population,


Video: Latino technology entrepreneur transforms science fiction into reality one ‘cara’ at a time

LatinaLista — Jason Sosa describes himself as a ‘Buccaneer Scholar.” He defines it as “anyone whose love of learning is not muzzled or shackled by any institution or authority; whose mind is driven to wander and find its own place in the world.” It’s that type of thinking, not to mention the inspiration of some

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Video: Another deportation rips apart yet another family with a young child growing up too fast

LatinaLista — On a day when the story of 10-year-old Stephanie Pucheta’s heartbreaking story of the deportation of her father made cyber-headlines, another story of how current immigration policies is separating families comes to the big screen in the documentary “Two Americans.” Again, the story revolves around a young child separated from her parents. The


Viernes Video: New Latino web series vows to only post second episode if 1,000 Likes are registered on Facebook

LatinaLista — Boyle Heights has become synonymous as the cradle of the Latino community in Los Angeles. It’s also been the real-life set of numerous films and cable television shows (Real Women Have Curves and Resurrection Blvd.) Now, it has become the setting for a new web series titled, what else, Boyle Heights. Created by