Isaac Norris

Isaac studied Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Bristol, where he was editor-in-chief of Bristolatino, an independent voice on Latin American politics and culture. He is currently working for InSight Crime, a think tank dedicated to investigating organised crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. Follow him on Twitter:


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REVIEW Chicuarotes

By 16 September, 2019

Chicuarotes is set in the heart of the indigenous community of San Gregorio Atlapulco, located in Xochimilco, in the south of Mexico City. The title, chicuarotes, comes from an extremely spicy and resilient chili pepper endemic to the... Read Article

REVIEW Temporada

By 13 May, 2019

Juliana moves alone to a new town to eke out a living working for a dengue control service, leaving behind her former, somewhat troubled life. Once in these new, unfamiliar surroundings, she is forced to adapt to a... Read Article

REVIEW Mormaço

By 24 April, 2019

Marina Meliande’s first full-length feature Mormaço (English title: Sultry) is an impassioned portrait of stark resistance, set during the run-up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Against this backdrop, the film narrates the Vila Autódromo favela community’s persistent... Read Article