Sunday, January 12, 2020

At the Movies: 7 Movies That Represent Different Latino Immigration Experiences In The U.S.

Here is a list of movies that offer insights into differing Latinx immigration experiences. A few years back, Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez created the list for Mitu. I am not sure that it would be the list that I would create but it is a place to start. 

Here are the seven films on the list:

  1. Under The Same Moon (Immigration from Mexico)


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3.  Sin Nombre (Hondureas)



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4.  Mi Familia (My Family) (Mexico).  This is a Gregory Nava film with Edward James Olmos, Jimmy Smits, and Esai Morales.  It includes Jennifer Lopez in one of her early film roles.



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5.  The Perez Family (Cuba)



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6.  Desierto (US/Mexico border)




7.  Entre Nos (Colombia)


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