Articles Posted by Leslie Ambriz

Why Hollywood is Still Failing Latinxs

by on September 18, 2019 0

The first time I watched the movie Selena was one of the first times I saw myself represented on screen. My cousins and I were having a sleepover, and one of them convinced us that watching Jennifer Lopez sing “Como La Flor” was about to rock our world. She was right. As I watched Lopez—as […]

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Ismael Loutfi Talks Netflix’s ‘Patriot Act’ and His Hopes For the Future of Muslim Comedians

by on July 1, 2019 0

Ismael Loutfi has always been religious. Truth be told, he feels he’s become more religious as he’s gotten older. It has made him sort of an anomaly in a time when millennials are less likely to affiliate themselves with faith-based groups all across the spectrum. The 26-year-old Syrian-American comedian has found a way to blend […]

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