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We Are Latinos - Discovering the Latino Community of Kansas City

We Are Latinos II

Latino trailblazers have long molded Kansas City into the bustling metro it is today. We Are Latinos II, the second installment of a series from filmmaker Victor Antillanca, captures that powerful legacy through the lens of four Kansas Citians currently making strides in the community.

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We Are Latinos II explores Kansas City’s Latino community in three short films.

 Support for We Are Latinos II provided by:

Health Forward Foundation  
The Kemper Family Foundations, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee

Watch Now: We Are Latinos


Explore stories of the vibrant - and underappreciated - Kansas City Latino community.

Featured Artists

Learn more about the artists featured in the films.

Hispanic and Latinx programs airing on Kansas City PBS 

As Heritage Month draws to a close, Kansas City PBS, Flatland and 90.9 The Bridge are excited to take a moment to reflect on all the Latinx trailblazers that have long molded Kansas City into the bustling metro it is today with a stellar line-up of content that you do not want to miss. 

About the Filmmaker

Victor Antillanca is a South American filmmaker from Santiago de Chile currently based in Los Angeles and Kansas City. He has over a decade of experience producing, directing, shooting, and editing documentary films, commercials, and extreme sports videos from concept to completion. At 15 he shot his first documentary, “Vendedores Ambulantes” about the police persecution of the Alameda street vendors in downtown Santiago. In 2020 he created Conception Video Magazine, an online video series that follows the print format of a magazine, featuring six Latin American filmmakers and the skateboarding communities of Chile, Mexico, USA, and Canada. More information at Victor Antillanca Films.

Victor Antillanca shares his curated playlist of diverse current and classic Latinx artists.

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