Documentaries about Cypress Hill, a cabaret in Mexico City, and a female gang leader in the Bronx are among critic Alejandro A. Riera’s list of films to watch in April.
I watched 145 films last year. But since I have yet to see some of the key titles released, I decided that this year, instead of a “Best Films of the Year” roundup, I would put together a list of my favorite films of 2021.
Latina filmmakers and actors top film critic Alejandro A. Riera’s list of movies to watch this October!
The documentary ‘Stateless’ follows the impact of the Dominican Republic’s 2014 ruling that removed citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent.
‘Tragic Jungle’ (Selva trágica), from Mexican director Yulene Olaizola, tells the story of the Xtabay, the man-eating female spirit of the Yucatán.
Documentary filmmaker Heidi Ewing’s first fiction film, ‘I Carry You with Me’ tells the story of two gay Mexican immigrants’ journey to New York City
This groundbreaking adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony-winning musical is an instant classic
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