By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/23/2014 - 09:56
This year's Sundance Film Festival gave attendees a glimpse into the legacy of Cesar Chavez.
“I think his story has been largely overlooked in the larger American narrative,” said Richard Ray Perez, director of the documentary Cesar's Last Fast, according to Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 01/22/2014 - 12:53
What is beauty? Ten years ago, Dove discovered that only two percent of women thought they were beautiful. Based on that, Dove launched the Campaign for Real Beauty, to start conversations around beauty and what it means to truly be beautiful.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/16/2013 - 17:40
It is the first major documentary TV series about Latinos.
PBS is launching a landmark three-part, six-hour series called, Latino Americans. The documentary will chronicle the history and experiences of Latinos who helped shape the United States over the last 500-plus years.
By Samantha Leal | 01/18/2013 - 13:23
Artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez brings migrant and undocumented issues to light in a new episode, “Migration is Beautiful.” The episode is part of a documentary web series, “Voice of Art” which airs on Pharrell Williams’ I am OTHER YouTube channel.
By Samantha Leal | 08/08/2012 - 16:00
Young artist Inocente, 15, has been through a lot: domestic abuse (which caused her dad to be deported back to Mexico), family issues and homelessness, plus the ongoing threat of deportation. But that hasn't stopped her from creating bright, imaginative works of art. Her story is chronicled in the new Shine Global documentary Inocente, which will premiere on MTV at 10 pm EST.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/23/2012 - 14:39
Award-winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien, is known for covering the facts with accuracy and integrity on CNN specials like Latino in America and her morning show Starting Point. The half-Cuban veteran anchor holds the same standard when it comes to addressing the controversial comment made by Fox News Chairman and CEO, Roger Ailes.
By Kate Sandoval | 10/21/2011 - 16:00
Supermodel Christy Turlington was recently named the face of Avon’s latest fragrance, Step Into Sexy, a floral-oriental with notes of violet, orchid, rosewood, and amber ($28, available through Avon representatives or at avon.com in November).
By Adriana Rivera | 08/12/2011 - 14:11
In Ricky Martin’s VH1 Behind the Music special airing Sunday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, he discusses his personal struggles in living an open and honest life. As an activist for equality he says, "I don’t want more rights than you. I want the same. That’s all."
With Puerto Rican financier Carlos Gonzalez by his side as Martin’s partner, he has found strength and happiness despite his adversity. Commentators on the documentary show say that there has never been someone like Ricky Martin in the Hispanic community.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/19/2011 - 16:45
We recently spoke with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his new documentary series for PBS entitled Black in Latin America to find out what he discovered about the racial experience of Afro-Latinos in the region.