Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month Events
Let’s get out to celebrate some local and virtual events to commemorate Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month.
- Ongoing, all month: Fiesta en la plaza, City Hall Plaza, Boston
- Ongoing, all month: Boston Public Library events
- Ongoing: Milton Public Library reading recommendations
- Released over the course of the month: Becoming Frida Kahlo on PBS. Explore the life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries.
- Ongoing: The newly released Amazon Original film A Million Miles Away tells the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández. The film follows him on a decades-long journey, from a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, to more than 200 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station.
- Ongoing: “Salud” podcast on GBH. “Salud” es un podcast en español que cuenta historias sobre los retos que han enfrentado latinos en Estados Unidos en cuanto a su salud y estilo de vida.
- Ongoing: Nuestra América: 30 latinas/latinos que han forjado la historia de los Estados Unidos. A virtual gallery from The National Museum of the American Latino.
- Ongoing: Latino Global, a Spotify playlist featuring global grooves
- Ongoing: Poesías de Martín Tonalmeyotl. Martín Tonalmeyotl is a Nahua poet and linguist from Atzacoaloya, Guerrero, México. He is the author of three bilingual poetry collections.
- Ongoing: Shaping Latino Representation at the Movies with Patricia Cardoso, Library of Congress series
- Monday 9/25: Premier of Uýra – The Rising Forest. Through dance, poetry, and stunning characterization, Uýra, a trans indigenous artist, boldly confronts historical racism, transphobia & environmental destruction in Brazil.
- Tuesday 9/26: Latinx Association Assembly on campus featuring speaker Maysa Akbar and performers Ten Tumbao
- Wednesday 9/27: GBH News welcomes Java with Jimi, live at the BPL Studio
- Wednesday 9/27 – Thursday 10/5: Cine Fest Latino Boston
- Monday 10/5: El Equipo. This GBH co-presentation with VOCES tracks the work of legendary anthropologist Dr. Clyde Snow as he and his team use modern forensic methods to find answers to decades-old questions in Argentina, El Salvador, Bolivia and Mexico.