The best Latin American films of 2021.
Filmmaking heavyweights, A-list talent, an aural journey in Colombia’s capital, Maradona’s Hand of God… The BFI London Film Festival, which kicks off this Wednesday 6th October, is overflowing with influences from Latin America this year. Headlining the selection,... Read Article
“Do I have two bodies or does my mind have the capacity to transmit life in two different channels simultaneously?” (p. 110, my translation) Time-travelling, African-Caribbean traditions, house music, political corruption, Catholics-turned-terrorists, contemporary art, gender identity, prostitution and... Read Article
Santiago De Chile has been named as one of the best cities to live in South America, a claim that is not always shared by their citizens, though one that has been the perfect decoy for South, Central... Read Article
In just five days of collaboration, legendary drummer Tony Allen and a handful of select Haitian musicians have produced a memorable album of pumping rhythms and jazzed-out jam sessions. The result of these recordings go deeper than a... Read Article
One of our favorite globetrotting DJs, Nickodemus is fresh off a gig at the first ever Manana Cuba festival and Musicabana Festival, so the timing couldn’t be more perfect for him to release a mix of hand-selected sounds from the entire Caribbean.... Read Article
Street art has always represented an integral aspect of creative expression in Latin America, as is the case in many other parts of the world. Their capacity to convey ideas and messages in public arenas, and to showcase... Read Article
Justin Podur’s Haiti’s New Dictatorship: The Coup, the Earthquake and the UN Occupation is a well-argued critique of how this nation has been consistently undermined from within and without by the benighted collusion of the local elite, geopolitical... Read Article