Festival celebrates Latino and Iberian Films

Festival celebrates Latino and Iberian Films

By Carrie Zhou – Staff Reporter – HeraldExtra.com – Image: Courtesy Of IFFY (Iberian Film Festival) at Yale. The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale will celebrate its 10th anniversary this week, featuring film screenings, Q and A sessions with...
Lou Diamond Phillips Reflects On ‘La Bamba’ 30 Years Later

Lou Diamond Phillips Reflects On ‘La Bamba’ 30 Years Later

By Jainice Llamoca – LatinoUSA.org – Photo Not Credited. It’s been over three decades since actor Lou Diamond Phillips portrayed Chicano rock ‘n’ roll legend Ritchie Valens on the silver screen. His role in the 1987 film, “La Bamba,” catapulted him into...
Edward James Olmos on strengthening Latino culture in film

Edward James Olmos on strengthening Latino culture in film

By Tribune Media Wire – WTVR.com – Video Capture: Courtesy Of LALIFF. Los Angeles, California — Edward James Olmos is a legendary Mexican-American actor, director, producer, and activist who has been in film and television roles for over 40 years....