Cinema Escapist

Explore and connect the world through a cinematic lens

Recruiting: Latin America Staff Writers

About this Position

Cinema Escapist wants to look at Latin America’s unique politics, culture and history through a cinematic lens…and we want your help!

We’re looking for multiple Latin America Staff Writers who have cultural fluency with Latin America—whether that means you speak Spanish/Portuguese/Quechua/etc. or are passionate about relevant social issues.

As a Latin America Staff Writer, you’ll write articles (at least once per month) that offer an incisive look at films and socio-political issues from Latin America.

Want to interview a filmmaker who chases after Amazonian dolphins? Explore social inequality in movies like City of God? That’s all fair game. Here at CE, we want to help your creative juices flow.

How to Apply

Interested? E-mail join [at] Use the subject line “Application: Latin America Staff Writer – {Your Name Here}” and include the following within your email:

  1. A brief self-introduction.
  2. If available, previous writing samples (can be attached as documents or linked).
  3. A succinct proposal for what topic(s) you might want to focus on. Want to analyze gender roles in Mexican telenovelas? Start a column about Brazilian police movies? You can propose anything you want that relates to our mission of “explore and connect the world through a cinematic lens”; just explain the relation. We’re open to suggestions and want to give your creativity an audience!

About Cinema Escapist

Cinema Escapist is a fast-growing web publication aiming to “explore and connect the world through a cinematic lens”.

We review & analyze foreign films/TV with a unique bent. While normal critics ask “why is this movie good or bad”, we go beyond that and ask “why does this movie matter?”

This distinct focus has allowed us do things like…

Want to be a part of our mission? Join us today!

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