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Jorge Garza masterfully mixes Chicano heroes with Aztec art and pop culture.
While more Latina writers have become established with time, there’s still a lack of voices when it comes to Latinas in literature.
Teen Angels was bold, beautiful, and influential. But its eclectic founder makes it that much more interesting.
This year's Sundance Film Festival featured 52 full-length feature movies with an array of documentaries and narrative features.
“Bless Me, Ultima” addresses the big philosophical questions of life.
The carefully selected songs in "Going Varsity In Mariachi" are iconic, powerful and recognizable.
More than music, Los Tigres del Norte is the soundtrack to our identity.
Zach De La Rocha is rarely mentioned with other influential MCs of his era. But he should be.
The film will play in select cities this August, and then stream on the Daily Chela app this September.
"Sensitivity writers" will remove the word "fat" and make Oompa Loompas gender neutral.
Overall, “Ant-Man" is a visual exposition filled with childish jokes and underwritten characters.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" deserves recognition as one of the great Chicano classics.
Movies about Chicanos never seem to get old.
Anchored by a career-defining performance from García Bernal, “Cassandro” pays homage to Lucha Libre from the perspective and experience of a trailblazing...
This year's annual list includes not only emcees but producers and singer/songwriters.
Onyx the Fortuitous is a love letter to ‘80s horror movies.
“Radical” is a beautiful portrayal of what’s possible if only we dare to challenge the norm.
Chicana artist Lucinda “La Morena” Hinojos will lead a design crew to create a 9,500 foot mural in Phoenix during Super Bowl weekend
The following is an excerpt from the memoir “Through Smoke-Teared Eyes,” which was written by Chicano war veteran Johnny F. Pugh who passed away 11...
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
The collection is likely the most comprehensive ever assembled.
Antonio Arias-Bernal waged his own private war on Hitler and Mussolini, using only his cartoons.
"La Tierra Mia" seeks to tell the story of Chicano Park while bridging the gap between generations.
Re-watchability, excellent performances, and stellar craftsmanship are the common denominators in the best movies of 2022.
I am not interested in having a place at the table, I want to build my own.
The 15 million dollars that Mexico received was compensation for the destruction of Mexico City, not for the land.
Forget about authenticity. Just make something that is honest. If you don’t know the difference then that’s the problem.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
From churches to street walls, the Virgen de Guadalupe is a near-universally revered figure in Mexican culture.
Tim Burton's "Wednesday" is straightforward, bold, socially awkward, and not forced.
The documentary film features Estevan Oriol, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Charley Trujillo, David "Compton" Oropeza, Chuco Moreno, and more. The first...
From powerful ensembles to failed executions, here is a roundup of some AFI Film Fest's biggest movies.
The following is an interview between filmmaker Kenneth Castillo and singer Andy Vargas, with a look at Andy's new song "Win City" featuring Anthny Jordn.
Feliciano doesn’t shy away from talking about his challenges navigating the industry.
“The Three Caballeros” by Disney is legendary, disappointing, and entertaining all at the same time
Border cities have historically been sites of innovation, the exchange of ideas, and artistic movements.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Mexican version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
La Mission movie deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
This Fool succeeds because it has character depth and avoids turning cholos into buffoonish memes
The Black Phone is thrilling, suspenseful, and surprisingly mindful of Mexican Americans
With the release of his debut solo project, Calmplx holds his own outside of Indigenous Cats
Tyga's new "Mexican-themed" music video is a cartoonish display of ignorance.
“Colorism” is prevalent across Latin American cultures and unsurprisingly blatant on television.
The Cheech is the result of a public-private partnership between the Riverside Art Museum, the City of Riverside, and Cheech Marin.
Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme empowers Latinas by giving them the tools to develop new creative works.
The golden age of Mexican comic books was beautiful, dark, and groundbreaking.
Flaco has worked with top flight producers such as E Arenas of Chicano Batman and Erik Canales of Allison.