The Sundance Film Festival is known for championing eclectic, independent work from artists around the world. Given their specific diversity-driven initiatives of years past, the 2019 edition of the festival was no exception, particularly with respect to cinema of interest to the Latino community. Continue reading Culture Circuit: Latinos & Film – A Sundance Film Festival Perspective
At a time when Latin music is experiencing unprecedented popularity and Sony leads the Latin category in U.S. market share, according to Nielsen Music, Nir Seroussi’s unexpected exit from Sony Music U.S. Latin — on Jan. 18, after four years as president and another four as managing director — came as a surprise to the Latin music community. Sony did not give a reason for the change, although both the label and Seroussi said they were parting on amicable terms.
But the announcement of Alex Gallardo, 43, as the division’s new president puts an artist favorite at the helm of the company and reinforces its commitment to investing in A&R. Continue reading Under Alex Gallardo, New Artistic Direction For Sony Music US Latin
Yalitza Aparicio, who was just nominated for best actress in a leading role, gives a compelling and honest performance in her role as the family’s nanny, Cleo. Continue reading Schoolteacher Yalitza Aparicio earns Oscar nomination for lead role in ‘Roma’
“When I see that cute little girl with her pretty brown skin, it makes me melt,” said actress Gina Rodriguez, who is Carmen in the animated series. Continue reading Young adults are hyped for ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Netflix series with ‘badass Latina’
LATV Network, the original national, bicultural television network — which recently kicked off its second decade of programming — is excited to announce the launch of its groundbreaking weekly talk show “Glitterbomb”, premiering on the network this fall. Continue reading First LGBTQ Latinx Talk Show on Nationwide Television
Discovery en Español announced today the launch of “GO Originales”, a series of short-form content only available on the Discovery en Español GO App. Continue reading Discovery en Español Launches “GO Originales” Digital Content Made Exclusively For Its GO App
“Selena will always have a lasting place in music history and we feel great responsibility to do justice to her memory,” said Selena’s sister. Continue reading Netflix greenlights series based on Selena, the ‘Queen of Tejano Music’
Sylvia Acevedo has spearheaded bold initiatives and lead innovative industry collaborations as CEO of the world’s preeminent leadership organization for girls.
When Patricio Manuel steps through the ropes and into the boxing ring just after 6 p.m. Saturday, few in the crowd at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio will know what a long and torturous trek he made to get there. Continue reading Pat Manuel will make history as the first transgender male to fight professionally in the U.S.