5 Films and TV Shows With a Strong Latina Lead
There's nothing like watching a movie or TV show and thinking, "Wow, I can totally relate to the lead's experiences." For Latinas in the US, this isn't necessarily the case that often because we barely see ourselves represented in the main characters. It's so important and necessary to see more Latinas showcased in a strong and positive role, rather than just as the submissive maid, or the heavily accented comedic relief.
That's why we've rounded up five movies and TV shows with a strong Latina lead that you can stream on Canela.TV, the new minority and women-owned service that provides free access to unique, culturally relevant content for Hispanic and Latinx people. From groundbreaking women to boss ladies, this selection will provide new role models that Latinas — and women in general — can look up to. Keep scrolling to read more.