Today, Roku is kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with great streaming that celebrates our Latino community and I’m proud to be part of the team who has carefully selected some amazing content just for you.
From today through October 15, you and your family can enjoy a variety of free content – sí, GRATIS – created by and about Latino artists, directors, performers, story-tellers, and more on The Roku Channel.
There’s only once place that brings together free and premium entertainment from channels like HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME and CINEMAX, and gets you to the entertainment you love quicker – and that’s The Roku Channel.
Estan listo para streaming? Gather your loved ones, favorite snacks and get ready to fire up your Roku device because we’ve got titles the whole family can enjoy!
Here’s what you can stream for FREE on The Roku Channel for Hispanic Heritage Month:
Latinos in Movies
- Cesar Chavez – Famed labor organizer and civil-rights activist Cesar Chavez is torn between his duty to his family and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.
- Frontera – After crossing the border illegally, a Mexican worker is accused of murdering the wife of a former U.S. lawman.
- Bless Me, Ultima – A young man and an elderly medicine woman try to end the battle between good and evil that is waging out of control through their village during World War II.
- Goya’s Ghosts – A Spanish Inquisitor’s plan to curry favor with his superiors backfires after he targets the muse of artist Francisco Goya.
Unlocked Premium Subscriptions
- Los Espookys (Season 1: Episodes 1-3) | HBO – A group of friends turns its love for horror into a peculiar business in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life.
- Todxs Nosotrxs (Season 1: Episodes 101-103) |HBO – Three twentysomethings navigate adulthood and pursue their dreams in this series from Brazil.
- Diego Maradona | HBO – On July 5, 1984, Diego Maradona arrives in Naples for a world-record fee. The world’s most celebrated soccer icon and the most passionate but dangerous city in Europe are a perfect match for each other.
- Habla Now | HBO – Latino celebrities and inspiring personalities speak about their Latino identity and experience in this special. Premieres September 18
- The Latino List | HBO – Latino artists and leaders offer personal testimonies.
- Vida (Episode 101) | STARZ – Two Mexican-American sisters return to their old neighborhood in East Los Angeles, where they are confronted by the past when they learn the shocking truth about their mother’s identity.
Noticias en Vivo
Latino TV Shows
- Fluffy’s Food Adventures – Gabriel Iglesias and his tour mates visit the best, most indulgent restaurants in the country, and then engage in physical challenges in an attempt burn off the calories from the meal.
- Latino 101 – A hilarious group of comics, celebrities, and “experts” deliver lessons on Latin pop culture, family, religion, and more.
- Los Jets – A North Carolina high-school soccer team tries for a state championship.
- Love & Salsa – Contestants hope to find love through dance in this series hosted by actress Courtney Lopez.
- Mario Lopez: One on One – Actor and TV host Mario Lopez interviews some of America’s top Latino entertainers in this series.
- Jennifer Lopez: Let’s Get Real – The story of J. Lo, from the Bronx to Hollywood, and her success in acting, fashion, dancing and singing.
- Selena Gomez: Living the Dream – An up-close look at Selena Gomez’s dazzling ride to superstardom and how this multitalented child star became one of the most well-known women in entertainment.
- Shakira – Hits Don’t Lie – Follow the rise of one of the most successful Latin-American pop artists of all time.
- Enrique Iglesias: Latin Hero – The journey of Enrique Iglesias, an international Latin popstar.
- Famous Hispanic Americans – Stories of Hispanic Americans making their marks, including a baseball player, an astronaut, a journalist, a movie star and a musician.
- Mayan Renaissance – Examination of the glory of the ancient Mayan civilization, the Spanish conquest in 1519, 500 years of oppression and the struggle of the Maya to determine their future in Guatemala and Centra America.
- Pastport – Celebrities with Latin backgrounds return to their home countries to reconnect with their roots.
- Absolute Mexico – A captivating combination of water, cliff, and shore angles with epic surfing, massive waves and one of the most beautiful settings in the world.
Kids & Family on The Roku Channel
- Eva Longoria: Exquisite – Eva Longoria shows us “exquisite.”
- Spanish Me, English Me – A boy sings about being proud of speaking English AND Spanish.
- Counting in English and Spanish – Elmo and Grover count to ten in Spanish.
- Telephone in Spanish – Snuffy and Bird learn the Spanish for phone.
Did you know that you can use your Roku remote to search for channels, titles, or genres in Spanish? Learn more about Roku voice search in Spanish.
Just say “Lanza The Roku Channel” and enjoy hours of streaming!
Source: Official Roku Website