Anything For Selena

Publisher: Futuro Studios, WBUR

Critic Rating: 5.0/5

Description

Maria Garcia was 9 years old and living on the U.S.-Mexico border when Selena was murdered. Twenty five years later, Maria is on a quest to understand what it means to love, mourn and remember Selena. In this intimate journey, Maria explores what Selena’s legacy shows us about belonging in America. Produced by WBUR.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Emma Carey - Esquire - Jul 14, 2021

"Garcia’s deep reverence for the artist makes for powerful storytelling when matched with investigative reporting on the work and political significance of Selena."

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Score: 4.9

Eliana Dockterman - Time.com - May 20, 2021

"I was initially skeptical of the tone, worried that Garcia’s perspective might lead her to pull punches with interviewees. But the host’s love for the singer is an asset, not a distraction—she asks the hard questions."

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Score: 5

Nicholas Quah - Vulture - May 7, 2021

"Garcia is as much a subject of this podcast as the icon being considered. She stands as evidence of Selena’s impact, carrying forth the singer’s legacy by claiming back her narrative in bold, powerful ways."

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Score: 5

PR Staff - Podcast Review - Jan 13, 2021

"Anything for Selena is wise to always return to the personal, centering the power Selena holds in so many fans’ lives."

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