LATINO PUBLIC BROADCASTING PREMIERES ORIGINAL ONLINE PROGRAMMING ON PBS.ORG DURING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 15, 2014
(Los Angeles, CA) - Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) will premiere new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Río Grande is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños and the three-part New American Girls profiles three “DREAMers,” part…Continue
Posted by LPB on September 9, 2014 at 2:00pm
LPB is proud to announce that LATINO AMERICANS has been awarded an Imagen Award for Best National Informational Program. The Imagen Awards honor positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino culture in entertainment. Hosted by Latina comedian Aida Rodriguez, the 29th Annual Imagen Awards ceremony took place Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
Congratulations to the very talented LATINO…
Posted by LPB on September 2, 2014 at 6:51pm
Yolanda Cruz's short film, 'El Reloj', is a touching story that shows a day in the life of a Zapotec grandfather and his granddaughter; where every Sunday morning, the grandfather goes to the city of Oaxaca to visit his granddaughter for the day. Their ritual consists of attending mass and window-shopping throughout the city. On this particular Sunday, their routine is disrupted when they pass by a stand selling watches.
LPB talked to Cruz about her beautifully shot film. A filmmaker from Oaxaca, Mexico - Yolanda's work has screened at festivals worldwide. She is a 2011 Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Lab Fellow with her first feature script La Raya, to be produced by Canana Films in 2014. El Reloj, Yolanda’s second fiction short film, launched by Petate Productions…
Posted by LPB on June 27, 2014 at 3:34pm
'El Doctor' begins in an Arizona Home Depot parking lot, where a married couple - Andrew and Jen – hires undocumented day laborer Carlos and his buddy to repair their deck. As Carlos washes up in the family’s bathroom, 7-yr-old Jonah interrupts him. A tragedy of errors puts Carlos’s and Andrew’s lives at risk, leaving everyone caught between their individual consciences and the law.
Executive producer/writer/actress Jude Roth talks to LPB about the making of her captivating short film that humanizes the immigration debate. The now award-winning film has screened nationally and internationally and at several Oscar-qualifying…
Posted by LPB on June 24, 2014 at 7:30pm