Irene Herrera

Irene Herrera

VJ + documentary filmmaker

Roving video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Asia-Pacific. Often covering Latin America as well. Eng-Spa-Jpn-Por-Fra spoken.

  • 83
  • 20K
stories for
Irene Herrera's stories for
Show all
P12 maickel a 20140301 870x580 article

The lesson of the long-distance runner: 'There are no impossibles | Japan Times

Disabled runner's message is that every step counts — and with support, nothing is beyond our potential

Screenshot 2014 10 29 13.44.22 article

Cuban salsa godfather keeps his stories real | The Japan Times

Despite the embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba since 1961, the music of this north Caribbean island has somehow made its way into every corner of the earth, including Japan. It is no coincidence that “The Sons of Cuba,” the most recent film from the creators of “Buena Vista Social Club,” culminates in a grand concert by an all-star salsa team on a Tokyo stage.

Screenshot 2014 10 29 13.34.53 article

Goya brought to life in flamenco | The Japan Times

La Yoko, as she is known by those in the flamenco world, is the woman responsible for not only bringing this ethnic gypsy-rooted form of dance into Japan but also establishing the first flamenco dance company on this far eastern island 36 years ago.