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The bleak reality that the Latino community is underrepresented on the big screen has been a known issue for quite some time.
Of the 100 top-grossing domestic features from each of the past 12 years, Latinx characters make up only 4.5 percent of all speaking roles, according to a new report on Latinx onscreen representation in feature films.
Executive Director of NALIP, Benjamin Lopez, had the chance to sit with Alex Cohen on "Inside the Issues" to discuss the recent USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study about Latinos in Film.
National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Clarence Avant, Sherry Lansing, Deon Taylor, Kenny Leon and more are among the AAFCA 2020 Special Achievement Awards Honorees.
Award winning directors and producers vowed to combat the lack of Latino representation in the TV and film industry through the work they do in Hollywood.
On Thursday night at the AMC Century City 15 in Los Angeles, the Latino Media Fest Awards celebrated content creators who are helping to make the industry a more diverse and inclusive place.
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The Latino Media Fest, taking place in Century City Wednesday through Friday of this week, offers practical encouragement for creatives, despite what looks like a bleak industry picture.
It is no surprise that you rarely see Latinos in Hollywood movies. Hollywood has that door still tightly shut, save for stereotypical depictions and, every once in a while, an original character in an original story.
It’s time to confront the way we see and treat Latinos in America. As we grapple with the enduring effects of a horrific attack on Latinos doing their Saturday shopping, a government that locks Latino children in cages, and leaders and news media outlets who spin vile, racist rhetoric, it is clear something must be done.