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Brincando el Charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican

by Frances Negrón-Muntaner

An experimental narrative that explores the definitions of Puerto Rican social, political, and sexual identities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

The Carmelita Tropicana Story

by Ela Troyano

The Carmelita Tropicana Story is an experimental narrative that explores the bicultural and bilingual experiences of Latinos and Latinas living in New York.

The City (La Ciudad)

by David Riker

Eliciting hope, The City (La Ciudad) is the narrative story of Latin American immigrants seeking community in a large, impersonal city.

Colorvision

by Marc Johnson

A multicultural series showcasing the best short films and videos illustrating cultural diversity.

Come and Take It Day

by Jim Mendiola

In this drama, it’s the annual “Come and Take It Day” celebration in rural Gonzales, Texas, where revenge and double-cross erupts when four urban Tejanos go after the fabled buried treasure of Gregorio Cortez.

Foto-Novelas

by Carlos Avila and Kurt Kaya

Using fantastic elements from the Mexican and Latin American comic book tradition, everyday reality is woven with magical realism into four original half-hour dramas.

Foto-Novelas 2: "Junkyard Saints" and "Broken Sky"

by Carlos Avila

Exploring the Latino experience through the prism of dreams, memories, and reality, Foto-Novelas 2 consists of two half-hour dramas: “Junkyard Saints” and “Broken Sky.”

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Once Upon a Time in the Bronx

by Ela Troyano

Exploration of the the bicultural and bilingual experiences of Latinos and Latinas living in New York.

The Other Side

by Amyn Kaderali

A family struggles to escape a stark economic wasteland in hopes of immigrating illegally to a new land of opportunity.

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The Pool Party

by Gary Soto

After being invited to a wealthy classmate's pool party, a Mexican American boy seeks advice from friends and family on how to make a big splash.

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