Survival, Spirit, Dreams, Nightmares
Works by artists addressing themes of culture and ethnicity, survival, and the power of the human spirit in overcoming adversity
Between 1942 and 1964, millions of Mexican men came to the United States on short-term labor contracts. Both bitter and sweet, the bracero experience tells a story of exploitation but also of opportunity.
The image is like an echo putting forth multiple waves that we can define as context, reality and at the very center – creativity.
A Better Life
A powerful, emotional and ultimately uplifting look at the heroic struggle of immigrants in their quest for the American dream.
A childless, Latino couple kidnap a young girl in order to create a family…but the little girl has ideas of her own…
Santiago Auserón, alias Juan Perro, former lead singer of Radio Futura and one of the most eminent names within Spanish rock of the 1980s, was the pioneer in spreading the roots of son cubano in Europe.
As fervent and poetic as a gospel hymn, this drama about faith, family, and loss was inspired by true events.