South London-based Colombian artist JSCA explores a migrant couple’s experience in the UK on her upcoming EP, TELENOVELA, with each stage of their journey recounted through the five tracks. The first single, “Tregua”, released last week, is a... Read Article
The 1960s and ‘70s were a period of revolution, anti-imperialist struggle, and nation-building. Two films which represent and analyse this period in Latin America are Yawar Mallku (Blood of the Condor) and De cierta manera (One Way or Another).
Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo, a film student, sound designer and the daughter of one of Colombia’s best known directors, Victor Gaviria, gently contemplates the ethics of filmmaking and representation in ‘El cielo después de llover’ (The Calm After the Storm, 2019).
Mabe Fratti’s socked feet masterfully distort the notes ringing out from the cello between her legs, her toes turning dials and feeling for the pedals, as her fingers glide intuitively around the instrument’s neck. The three-piece similarly glide... Read Article
Morality is a rocky terrain; messy and tangled. Unravelling the very ‘Mexican Knot’ that the film is named after, actor-cum writer/director Angeles Cruz opens a portal into a rural Mixtec village in Oaxaca, southern Mexico, in her debut... Read Article
Lauded by Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King, Issa López’s critically acclaimed Tigers Are Not Afraid, a harrowing and enthralling film shown through the eyes of a group of children in Mexico, where the cartel wars – and their devastating effects - are part of everyday life.
Juan Antonio Bisonó graduated from university in Miami with a degree in English Literature and Film Directing, and a clear goal: to create an educative, more artistic cinema for the Dominican Republic. The young writer and director does... Read Article
Jayro Bustamante’s powerful postcolonial supernatural fable unearths the repressed horrors of the Guatemalan conflict through the story of a young Mayan maid who joins the household of a genocidal general
Protests broke out across Colombia at the end of last month, when a national strike was proposed in direct response to a new Tax Reform bill that would further impoverish Colombia’s lower classes, who have disproportionately been hit... Read Article
In time for World Water Day, Costa Rican DJ and producer, Barzo, and Mexican singer-songwriter and DJ, Pahua, combine their artistry in the electro-trópico single “Bahía”. Pahua’s serene, light vocals direct the track and speak of our most... Read Article
A new compilation documenting the UK Latinx music scene marks an important moment for music-lovers and British Latin Americans. Bristol, a hub for music and creativity, is represented on the album.
A multifaceted artist that goes from rock to pop, from urban to cumbia and now in collaboration with one of the most iconic banda groups in Mexico, Chilean singer Mon Laferte presents a new version of her song... Read Article