Google Is Honoring Katy Jurado With a Doodle. Here’s Why.


Learn more about Google Doodle honoring Mexican actress Katy Jurado. The Google Doodle celebrating her birthday was created by artist Ana Ramirez and includes a backdrop “inspired by the set of her film High Noon,” as well as a rose, which represents her birthplace of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Tales of Empowerment Power a Ñew Generation

Disney's first Latina Princess Elena of Avalor

Disney’s Elena of Avalor animated television series launched to overwhelming applause for the program’s ground-breaking embrace of Latino culture. From the start, her creative wizards at Disney Channel were inspired by Latino culture, customs and heritage as their journey began to create a new world for a new Disney princess. Season two will begin airing this month and a third season is in production – which says something about a kid’s program where the qualities of leadership, empathy and love of family share equal billing. Learn more about the making of this wonderful series.

Fergie Releases Double Dutchess


I am super excited to crank up Fergie’s new Double Dutchess album in my car. Listen to a few of the new songs from the much-anticipated album.

Cine+Más SF Presents the 9th Annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival


Cine+Más SF presents the 9th Annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival from September 15 – 30, 2017.

DOLORES: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother.


Dolores comes to theaters this fall, sharing the story of Dolores Huerta through rare footage and personal accounts of her life. The Watsonville Film Festival will host a regional premiere of the documentary film DOLORES and a Q&A with legendary organizer and activist Dolores Huerta will be in attendance.

Someone made lotería for millennials and it’s for sure gonna sell out fast


Meet Mike Alfaro the Guatemalan creator behind “Millennial Lotería” — updated Lotería cards for a “new generation.”

Now in Theaters: Beatriz at Dinner


Beatriz at Dinner starring Salma Hayek is in theaters now.

Lowriders Movie Cruises into Theaters on May 12, 2017


Eva Longoria and Demian Bechir star in Lowriders movie cruising into theaters on May 12, 2017. Check out the movie trailer.

Cinequest 2017 It’s a Wrap


Cinequest 2017 Film Festival in San Jose, CA delivered an amazing lineup of films. Modern Latina correspondent Eydie Mendoza shares a few of her favorites from the festival.

First Look at Coco


Check out the trailer for Disney Pixar animated movie Coco.