We Like It Like That

America ReFramed Season 4
  • Feature Film
  • 2016
  • 80 Mins

Created by largely Puerto Rican, Cuban and African American youths living alongside each other in the 1960s, Boogaloo served as an authentic and vibrant cultural expression. We Like It Like That explores a pivotal moment in '60s music history when blues, funk and traditional Caribbean rhythms were fused to define a new generation of urban Latinos.

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Film Credits

  • Mathew Ramirez Warren Director
  • Elena Martinez Producer

Critical Acclaim

We Like It Like That, a documentary that examines the rise and lasting influence of Latin Boogaloo...faded in prominence as salsa rose in the ‘70s and is now experiencing a resurgence.

Melinda Newman, Billboard