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Sofía Vergara portraying Griselda Blanco in the Netflix series 'Griselda.'

Throughout the history of storytelling, media representations of different cultures and communities have played a significant role in shaping public perceptions of people within those communities. Unsurprisingly, these depictions have a lasting cultural impact, and influence the way we interact with each other in real life.

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Thoughtful Latina girl observing a blonde, light-skinned doll

In the world where a child grows and learns, the toys they play with and the media they consume significantly influence their understanding of themselves and their surroundings. As they immerse themselves in these playful realities, they instinctively draw parallels between their personal experiences and those of the characters they encounter.

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an image of fanny grande from avenida productions

It's no secret that Latine voices, stories, and perspectives don't always get the attention they deserve in mainstream media. Avenida Productions decided to do something about that. Having launched a suite of products to help Latine creators, they are now setting their sights on building the first 100% Latino-owned movie studio in Hollywood.

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