danza de la mente

an exploration of Latin America through food, film, music and literature

What the heck is going on in the United States? How can anyone possibly defend taking innocent children from loving parents? I can’t even begin to imagine having my children taken away from me and I don’t understand how any US citizen could possibly justify such an inhumane act! I get that we have immigrations …

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Ratas Ratones Rateros (Rodents) is an emotionally charged movie about economically desperate people in Quito, Ecuador directed by Ecuadorian director Sebastián Cordero. Ratas Ratones Rateros is Cordero’s first film. It  was presented at the Venice Film Festival and has also been shown at festivals in Toronto, San Sabastián and Buenos Aires. It was nominated as …

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