10 Latin American LGBT Movies You Need to Watch

In Latin America, the LGBT community has faced significant prejudice and violence. Latin American film has represented these conflicts, offering visibility to dissident sexualities. Some iconic examples include Kiss of the Spider Woman (Argentina), Pixote (Brazil), Dona Herlinda and Her Son (Brazil), and Strawberry and Chocolate (Cuba). Since those films were released, new alternative film circuits have been created. Festivals like “Outfest Peru,” “El Ciclo de Cine de la … Continue reading 10 Latin American LGBT Movies You Need to Watch

Chris Escobar: “The Atlanta Film Festival is for everyone else, which is most people”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Christopher Escobar, director of the Atlanta Film Society and the new owner of the Historic Plaza Theater. He talks about his Colombian heritage, the mission of the Atlanta Film Festival, and why he decided to buy the oldest (and only independently owned) cinema in the city. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives … Continue reading Chris Escobar: “The Atlanta Film Festival is for everyone else, which is most people”