It is from a germinal line about silencing those who resist stereotypes and restrictions placed on identity that Black Honduran author and founder of the Bronx is Reading, Saraciea J. Fennell, builds this remarkable anthology.
Music journalist Sandra Treviño speaks with Alejandro Gutiérrez of the Ecuadorian-Swiss band Hermanos Gutiérrez, to talk about their music and their newest single, “Amor Profundo.”
John Murillo’s ‘Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry’ does what all great poetry should: it cuts into our lives, infiltrates all the spaces of our thinking.
For my money, this version of ‘West Side Story’ is far more definitive and richer than the 1961 version that has long haunted Puerto Ricans across the globe.
‘Postcolonial Love Poem’ is a stark reminder, a much-needed one, of the struggles Indigenous folks are still grappling with.
Eternals may not be an entirely successful film but the fact that its humanity comes through, in spite of all the backstory and the by-the-book epic cataclysmic battles against all kinds of monsters, is worth appreciating and cherishing.
Film critic Alejandro A. Riera offers his list of the films and shows to watch this November.
Film critic Alejandro A. Riera reviews a few Spanish and Latin American movies from the Chicago International Film Festival running through October 24.