Art and Culture

Corina Poore talks to the up and coming Argentine director Martin Rodriguez Redondo whose debut feature film “Marylin’ recounting the tragic real life events of a teenager targeted for challenging gender stereotypes in the Argentine countryside has made waves at The BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film...
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Corina J Poore marvels at an enchanting documentary about the Puerto Rican born fashion illustrator whose work in top fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle and The New York Times who was so well known and distinctive he signed his work simply as Antonio.
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Corina Poore revels in the wonderful short films at this year's LGBTQ Film Festival in London, including Ursinho, set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and The mexican The Swan 2016 (El Cisne) set in Mexico, and directed by Daniel Chávez Ontiveros. Elena (2017) form the Dominican director Ayerim...
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A beautiful film that illustrates how a little slice of extraordinary life can survive in a dark, fairytale environment.
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Is film the last refuge of poetry? Or a refuge of dreams? At the BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival, Corina J. Poore talks to Brazilian film maker Guto Parente, director of Inferninho (My Private Hell, 2018), about his film that illustrates how a little slice of extraordinary life can survive in...
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Love is really all that matters when it comes to relationships, so it is with great ‘Flare’ that the BFI brings a sizzling new selection of movies, including from Latin America, to celebrate Gay, Lesbian and Trans film-making. Corina J Poore talks to Brian Robinson, one of the chief festival...
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There's nothing quite like a Latin party, with rhythms flowing and ladies glowing. But where can you find the Real Latin Thing? Here’s our definitive directory of London’s best Latin drinks and club nights.
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Last week's Oscar winner for Foreign Language FIlm, this deeply moving film about love, sorrow and the resilience of the human spirit, will have you feeling like rushing into the film to help.
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The half-Argentine, half-Chilean journalism student turned film-maker is emerging as one of a generation of Latin American directors taking over Hollywood. With his deeply moving film 'A Fantastic Woman' about love, sorrow and the resilience of the human spirit, nominated for an Oscar, we...
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Guillermo del Toro’s stunning and superbly crafted fairy-tale fantasy is brimming with imagination, profound empathy and a deep and powerful sensuality.
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A gorgeously animated 3D musical fantasy, based on an original idea of Lee Unkrich, and directed by him, ‘Coco’ is up there with the best of Pixar Animation Studios, and in the process manages to shed Hollywood’s tired old stereotypes about Mexico and Mexicans.
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GUN SHY is a good natured, clever adventure caper with lots of fun and gags and Antonio Banderas as you have never seen him before!
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At Latino Life we like to bring in the New Year with Latin bang...here's a few ways to help
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