Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality
Documentary Short | Duration: 0:26:50 | Brooklyn, NY, USA
Description: How can the creator of the universe be smaller than me?” Black Latine people around the world practice a myriad of faith traditions. This short-form documentary explores dynamic identities of these AfroLatine people and their journey for a home, a faith in Blackness.
Charles Reynoso has been an educator, musician, and multimedia artist for over two decades. He is currently the Director of Education at Reel Works, a nonprofit organization that mentors, inspires, and empowers marginalized NYC youth to share their stories through filmmaking and career exploration. As a media producer, Charles collaborates with several non-profit organizations to bring awareness to issues surrounding the AfroLatino community. For many years Charles worked as a teacher with the Department of Education, during his time there he engaged his history students by creating short films with historical narratives to connect modern day injustices and inequalities to American history. Charles has a B.S. in Multimedia Journalism from CUNY Lehman College, and a Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Special Education within Urban Settings from Long Island University. He has recently discovered that his love language is coffee.