Midlands Film Festival Highlights Latino Influence

Apr 7, 2017

Amanda Torruella
Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

While many are saying that it’s a brave new world for the Latino population in America, a Midlands film festival has, for the first time ever, accepted film submissions from Latin American countries and has made its theme: “Visiones”, which will look at the ways the explosive Latino population growth in the South is impacting our art, film and culture.

Mike Switzer interviews Amada Torruella, co-curator of the Indie Grits film festival at the Nickelodeon Theater in Columbia, SC.