"Mucho Mucho Amor" is a documentary following the life of the iconic Puerto Rican astrologer, Walter Mercado. When I first heard that this documentary would be screened at Sundance, it immediately became my most anticipated film because I grew up watching him. I can recall seeing him on television Monday through Friday on Primer Impacto at approximately 5:45 pm to give the horoscope of the day. As this documentary accurately depicts, everybody at the house had to be quiet while he was on. We will all sit quietly and pay close attention to see what our horoscope will say, but then that was it, and we will continue with our day. I never knew anything outside of the celebrity, and this documentary navigates through Walter’s life, all leading to a special 50-year commemoration.
Illegal immigration has been a heated social topic for many years. "La Misma Luna" explores immigration and accurately portrays the life of an undocumented person in the United States. Again, I find myself deeply connected to a movie. I'm the daughter of an undocumented immigrant, my mother, and my father, who was a resident (both born in Mexico). I witnessed firsthand my mother's struggle