Latinos Have to Claim Their Own Place Within The Industry

September 8, 2014 5:53 PM

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Mexican actor Demian Bichir is one of those groundbreaking performers. He’s been able to balance a career in Mexico and in the United States successfully by undertaking a variety of roles, even though one of his most well received performances was as a gardener in Chris Weitz's "A Better Life," for which he was nominated for an Oscar.

“It's complicated because there are many stereotypes and clichés, and we have to break them as much as we can,” Bichir told Indiewire. “The only real way to break through them is to write new projects, new stories about success, stories that can inspire the Latino community.”

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