Latin America in Cinema and Television of the Americas: An Analysis of How Latin America is Portrayed in Inter-American Cinema and the Impact of these Representations

Lukens, Shannon

Cinema is often a reflective form of media which demonstrates popular opinion on a certain individual, group, or subject. The variety in subject of cinema reflects the vast amount of opinions that exist on every discernable subject.  Due to this, film analysis is a particularly relevant form of studying society or a specific subset. Racial or ethnic groups are one example of what can be studied through film analysis. Hispanics/Latinos as an ethnic group have received a  long history of bias, and are oftentimes represented by racial portrayals in North American media, and Latin American cinema is rarely consumed in North America.  

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PORTALES: The Undergraduate Journal of the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

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August 19, 2022


cinema, television, portrayals, Hispanics/Latinos, Disney