63. Sundance Film Festival 2022: “Call Jane,” “Marte Um,” “Emergency,” “Brian and Charles”

Sundance Film Festival 2022 coverage continues for Rosa and Cat. In this episode, they review four films from the festival: “Call Jane” Director: Phyllis Nagy Chicago, 1968. As a city and the nation are poised on the brink of violent political upheaval, suburban housewife Joy leads an ordinary life with her husband and daughter. When…

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62. Sundance Film Festival 2022: “Long Line of Ladies,” “Bestia,” “Watcher,” “The Princess”

Sundance Film Festival 2022 coverage continues for Rosa and Cat. In this episode, they review two short films and two feature films:  “Long Line of Ladies” Directors: Rayka Zehtabchi & Shaandiin Tome A girl and her community prepare for her Ihuk, the once dormant coming-of-age ceremony of the Karuk tribe of northern California. “Bestia” Director:…

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61. Sundance Film Festival 2022: “Mija,” “Riotsville, USA,” “Nothing Compares,” “Fire of Love”

Sundance Film Festival 2022 coverage continues for Rosa and Cat. In this episode, they review four films: “Mija” Director: Isabel Castro Doris Muñoz desperately longed for better representation in the indie music she listened to as a teenager. At 23, she took matters into her own hands and began a career in music talent management,…

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60. Sundance Film Festival 2022: “La Guerra Civil,” “Tantura”

Latinx Lens is attending the virtual Sundance Film Festival 2022! The festival runs January 20 to January 30.  In this episode, Rosa and Cat dive into two documentaries premiering at the festival: “La Guerra Civil” Director: Eva Longoria Bastón In 1996, Oscar De La Hoya, the charismatic golden boy from East LA, challenged Mexican-born boxing…

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59. Clara Sola, Blanco en Blanco, Prayers for the Stolen, Deserto Particular

In this episode, Rosa and Cat are reviewing four Latin American films that were submitted by their respective country for consideration in the Academy Awards Best International Feature Film category. “Clara Sola” (Costa Rica) Director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a 36-year-old woman, takes off on a journey to…

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58. Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Matrix Resurrections, Don’t Look Up

In this Latinx Lens reviews episode, Rosa and Cat review: “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021) Director: Jon Watts Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man’s is back! With Peter Parker’s identity now revealed, the web slinger can no longer separate his normal life from his super hero identity. Peter seeks help from Doctor Strange and the consequences of…

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57. Anya Taylor-Joy

In this episode, Rosa and Cat dive into Anya Taylor-Joy’s select filmography including: “The VVitch” (2015) Director: Robert Eggers In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the boy at the time…

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Episode 56. 2021 Year in Review

In our last episode of 2021, Rosa and Cat look back at 2021! They choose a few highlights from the podcast and chat about the growth they’ve both had in 2021! We’ll be back in 2022!! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more!

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Episode 55. Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Latinx Lens reviews and discusses the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary special: Return to Hogwarts. Cat and Rosa talk about their connection with the Harry Potter franchise, the reunion special format and the things they learned from the cast, 20 years later. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Play Stitcher

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Episode 54. “West Side Story,” “Being the Ricardos” and “Nightmare Alley”

Latinx Lens reviews three recent films including: “West Side Story” (2021) Dir. Steven Spielberg Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks, the two rival gangs vying for control…

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