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Rita Moreno Says, “I’m Disappointed in Myself,” Following ‘In the Heights’ Colorism Defense

Rita Moreno has issued a statement to The Hollywood Reporter commenting on remarks she made Tuesday on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, saying she is “incredibly disappointed” with herself…

Sundance ‘Playing With Sharks’ Doc to Open newportFILM Outdoors Series

Sally Aitken’s Playing With Sharks, the Sundance title about pioneering marine conservationist Valerie Taylor, is set to open newportFILM’s lineup of documentaries for its 12th annual summer…

Rita Moreno Responds to ‘In the Heights’ Colorism Criticism: “You Can Never Do Right, It Seems”

Rita Moreno responded to critiques that musical adaptation In the Heights failed to represent Washington Heights’ Afro-Latino population in remarks made on Tuesday. In a guest appearance on The…

‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A trailblazing force in Latina representation traces her fight to break beyond stereotypical roles alongside her personal emancipation in the tribute for PBS' 'American Masters' series, 'Rita Moreno…