This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re celebrating the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who inspire us all to reach new levels of success while remembering our unique histories and cultures.
Explore Hispanic Culture through Film and TV
TV’s Fearless Storytellers
Stream captivating shows that brilliantly tell Hispanic stories.
- Selena: The Series (Netflix) – Starring Christian Serratos, this biographical drama series tells the story of beloved Tejano singer Selena’s rise to fame.
- Vida (Hulu*) – Two Mexican-American sisters from East Los Angeles are forced to return to their old neighborhood and confront the past in this impactful drama series.
- Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Prime Video) – Gael García Bernal plays a prestigious conductor who learns about life and love on and off the stage.
- Mr. Iglesias (Netflix) – Watch hilarious high school teacher Gabriel Iglesias connect with underperforming kids at his alma mater in an effort to change their lives.
- This Fool (Hulu) – A comedy series about a 30-year-old man (Chris Estrada) who lives with his parents in South L.A and who’s forced to share the space with his older cousin (Frankie Quiñones).
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Hispanic Films for Everyone
Indulge in films from Latino directors and actors that offer different perspectives and even better entertainment.
- Roma (Netflix) – Winner of 3 Academy Awards®, Roma paints a vivid picture of a middle-class maid’s life in 1970s Mexico.
- Nightmare Alley (Hulu) – Guillermo del Toro’s film noir about a carny (Bradley Cooper) who swindles the elite with the help of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett).
- Guava Island (Amazon Prime Video) – A musician is determined to host a music festival to liberate the oppressed people of the island, starring Donald Glover and Rihanna.
- Vivo (Netflix) – This computer-animated comedy film is about a music-loving kinkajou who fulfills his destiny by delivering a love song to an old friend.
- Ma Ma (Hulu) – Penélope Cruz plays Magda, a woman with a recent breast cancer diagnosis who’s determined to live her life to the fullest.
Watch a compelling documentary to dive deep into Hispanic culture and history.
- Halftime (Netflix) – An intimate look at global superstar Jennifer Lopez and her extraordinary career.
- Constructing Albert (Hulu) – Learn about the man in the shadows who helped Ferran Adrià revolutionize modern cuisine by founding the Catalonian restaurant El Bulli.
- We Are Freestyle Love Supreme (Hulu) – A look at Lin-Manuel Miranda’s improvisation hip-hop group and the impact it had on the members’ personal, creative and professional lives.
- Truly Texas Mexican (Amazon Prime Video) – A road trip documentary that explores how Texas Mexican families preserved indigenous identity and memory in their food.
- Taco Chronicles (Netflix) – Explore the rich, little-known histories behind some of the most mouth-watering tacos in this tasty docuseries.
People Who Inspire
Learn about these individuals who’ve achieved extraordinary success and inspire us every day.
Cesar Chavez: A prominent civil rights leader, Cesar Chavez helped set up organizations benefiting Latinos and founded the United Farm Workers labor union with Dolores Huerta.
Frida Kahlo: A celebrated Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo is remembered for her vibrant self-portraits, depictions of love and pain and her representation of Mexican culture.
Juan Felipe Herrera
Juan Felipe Herrera: A renowned poet and teacher, Juan Herrera was the U.S. poet laureate from 2015 to 2017 and the California poet laureate from 2012 to 2015.
Roberto Clemente: Roberto Clemente paved the way for Hispanic Americans in Major League Baseball when he became the first Latin American and Caribbean to help lead his team to victory in the 1960s World Series as a star player.
Learn about Hispanic Heritage Month
Follow these resources to learn more about the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month and the invaluable contributions made by countless individuals.
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