Category Archives: Film

Vaudeville, Folklorico, and Mexican Cinema

I have three stories published on KCET this week! The first is about the Hola Mexico Film Festival. 2020 marks its 12th year and founder Samuel Douek had to make numerous changes to move the festival to an online format. … Continue reading

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Nothing Is More Political Than Fantasy: A LACMA Q&A With Guillermo Del Toro

Famed fantasy/horror director/novelist Guillermo del Toro has had a lifelong obsession with monsters. His obsession can be seen in his impressive collection of art, books, posters, statues, busts, and other memorabilia lovingly stored and curated in what he calls Bleak House, a personal … Continue reading

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Edward James Olmos Supports Legalization of Drugs

Back in October of 2013, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) hosted its latest film festival in the heart of Hollywood. One of the more controversial selections at the festival was the documentary Narco Cultura. The film covers the … Continue reading

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