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The Latino Experience

In a three-hour presentation of nonfiction and fiction short films, The Latino Experience explores a broad collection of experiences, perspectives, and points of view to highlight the diversity of the Latino/a/x community and to illuminate the vibrancy of the United States and Puerto Rico.

Episode 2

55m 47s

A young girl makes an image-altering decision. A Guatemalan truck driver and pastor copes with the pandemic. A mystical mechanic helps a boy fix his mother's car. A pregnant MBA student's due date and exam date conflict, forcing her to make a choice.

Episodes

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    Episode 2

    S2021 E2 - 55m 47s

    A young girl makes an image-altering decision. A Guatemalan truck driver and pastor copes with the pandemic. A mystical mechanic helps a boy fix his mother's car. A pregnant MBA student's due date and exam date conflict, forcing her to make a choice.

Extras + Features

  • Karina Lomelin Ripper | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Karina Lomelin Ripper | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Documentary filmmaker Karina Lomelin Ripper (La Tienda) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Ripper shares her favorite things about making films.

  • Alejandra Lopez | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Alejandra Lopez | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Filmmaker Alejandra Lopez (The Blue Cape) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Hear Lopez explore the question: How do you choose which stories to tell?

  • Julia Mendoza Friedman | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Julia Mendoza Friedman | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Documentary filmmaker Julia Mendoza Friedman (Mi Fango, Mi Cerro) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Friedman answers the question: What is one meaningful thing you learned growing up that guides your work?

  • Alejandra Vasquez and Sam Osborn | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Alejandra Vasquez and Sam Osborn | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Documentary filmmakers Alejandra Vasquez and Sam Osborn (Folk Frontera) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. They answer the question: What impact do hope you have with your films?

  • Andres Rovira | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Andres Rovira | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Filmmaker Andres Rovira (Noche Buena) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Listen to Rovira discuss how he chooses what stories to tell.

  • Dominique Nieves | FIlmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dominique Nieves | FIlmmaker Q&A

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    Filmmaker Dominique Nieves (Our Lady Lupe) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Listen to Nieves answer the question: What impact do you hope to have as a filmmaker?

  • Maria Victoria Ponce | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maria Victoria Ponce | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Filmmaker Maria Victoria Ponce (Death & Deathability: A Period Piece) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Ponce discusses how she chooses what stories to tell.

  • Maria Teresa Rodriguez | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maria Teresa Rodriguez | Filmmaker Q&A

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    Filmmaker Maria Teresa Rodriguez (Cuban American Gothic) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Hear what impact she hopes to have with her work.

  • Sarah Taborga | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sarah Taborga | Filmmaker Q&A

    1m 1s

    Documentary filmmaker Sarah Taborga (Dear Queer Dancer) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Taborga discusses what impact she hopes to have with her films.

  • Natalia C. Bell | FIlmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Natalia C. Bell | FIlmmaker Q&A

    37s

    Filmmaker Natalia C. Bell (Pasos de Valor) participated in a filmmaker Q&A as part of The Latino Experience. Bell answers the question: How do you choose which stories to tell?

  • What Three Words Describe Your Future? | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What Three Words Describe Your Future? | Filmmaker Q&A

    2m 33s

    Julia Mendoza Friedman, Natalia Bell, Sarah Taborga, Maria Teresa Rodriguez, Maria Victoria Ponce, Dominique Nieves, Alejandra Vasquez share their thoughts on what they want and hope for their storytelling futures.

  • How Do You Choose What Stories To Tell? | Filmmaker Q&A: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Do You Choose What Stories To Tell? | Filmmaker Q&A

    2m 30s

    Alejandra Lopez, Julia Mendoza Friedman, Dominique Nieves, Andres Rovira,
    Alejandra Vasquez, Sam Osborn, Maria Teresa Rodriguez, Karina Lomelin Ripper, Natalia Bell, Sarah Taborga, Maria Victoria Ponce describe their filmmaking process.

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