LATINEGRAS: LOVE THE SKIN YOU’RE IN
RUNTIME: 62 mins
DIRECTOR: Omilani Alarcón
GENRE: Documentary, Travel
LOGLINE: Notions of beauty and identity are challenged as the question of “who I am” is re-defined through the lens of a multi-generational cast of AfroLatina women.
SYNOPSIS: In a picturesque, performative style documentary, Director/Founder/Filmmaker Omilani Alarcón combines the arts, music, and reflective voice-overs as echoes of the journey to seek one’s inner- “beautiful”. AfroLatina women confront and embrace the challenges of being Black and Latina in the United States and Caribbean, ultimately finding what makes them beautiful, resilient, and love the skin they are in.You will find yourself laughing, crying, and enlightened by the roller coaster of thought-provoking yet delightful accounts of what it was like growing up Black and Latina. This is a story that relates to anyone who has ever wondered who they are.
KEYWORDS: Women, Latinos, AfroLatinos, Academic, Travel, History, Haitian Revolution, Race, Gender, Feminism, African-American, Black History, Puerto Rico, Panama, Cuba, AfroCuban, Panama, Garifuna
HASHTAGS: #Latinegras #LatinegrasLove #LatinegrasDocumentary #LatinegrasDoc
SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter: @latinegra ; @latinegraslove Instagram: @latinegraslove Facebook: facebook.com/Latinegras