So many of us grew up reading Latin America’s rich history as an aside in a history book written by the white colonizer. As Latinos begin to finally have an honest voice in the film industry, we’re hearing our history told by Latinos.
It’s both thrilling and painful to bear, and these 24 documentaries are at the top of our list.
1.” The Latino List: Volume 1″
Let’s begin with the obvious. This Netflix Original documentary features some of the biggest Latino names in entertainment, politics, business and science and their truth about what it was like to grow up Latino in America. Spoiler: there were obstacles. Then they conquered them.
This one features America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, and more!