March 17, 2023
Liliana Torpey

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s virtual reality debut invites audiences to immerse themselves in the stories and journeys of refugees and migrants crossing the Mexico–U.S. border.

March 10, 2023
Peter Schmidt

Sarah T. Hines’s 140-year history of water conflict in Cochabamba, Bolivia paints a picture of environmental world-building that is plodding, messy, and sorely needed.

March 3, 2023
Madeline McSherry and Humberto J. Rocha

One of Mexico’s best feature films of 2022 sees Ángeles Cruz come into herself as a filmmaker, forging a new path for Indigenous representation in Mexican cinema.

February 24, 2023
Hilary Goodfriend

Irina Carlota Silber’s second book is a meditation on ethnography, politics, and El Salvador’s post-insurgent generation.

February 10, 2023
Jasmine Haniff

In the face of the massive intensification of extractive industries, Tom Gatehouse’s forthcoming book presents a sweeping study of key mining resistance movements across Latin America.

February 3, 2023
John Dinges

Jim Popkin’s Code Name Blue Wren recounts the astounding story of Defense Intelligence Agency mole Ana Montes, told by a veteran investigative reporter.

January 13, 2023
Caio Fernandes Barbosa

Rodrigo Lopes de Barros’ book serves as a guide for the Brazilian underground youth movements around the turn of the century, both in their political and cultural dimensions.

January 9, 2023
Lorgia García-Peña

Erased from the archive, the remarkable story of one Afro-Dominican revolutionary illuminates the Dominican colonial desire for whiteness at the expense of Black women’s lives.

January 6, 2023
Alexander Liebman

Laura Mora’s new film depicting five boys on a journey to claim a small piece of land severs the violent myths governing heterosexuality in Colombian society, crafting potent worlds of queer possibility, care, and liberation in the face of violence and dispossession.

December 23, 2022
Hilary Goodfriend

Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo and Laurel Marshal Potter’s new book provides a moving portrait of the liberatory praxis of El Salvador’s popular church, but its engagement with decolonial theory falls short.


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