Former Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the NYFF, Richard Peña to Speak at Conference Keynote Lunch!

Join us at NALIP 2013: Spotlight on the Trillion $ Latino Market to participate in a keynote conversation with Richard Peña, the former director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Film Festival and a current Professor of Professional Practice in the Film department at Columbia University.
 
Having organized retrospectives of Michelangelo Antonioni, Sacha Guitry, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Aldrich, Gabriel Figueroa, Ritwik Ghatak, Kira Muratova, Youssef Chahine, Yasujiro Ozu, Carlos Saura and Amitabh Bachchan, as well as major film series devoted to African, Chinese, Cuban, Polish, Hungarian, Arab, Korean, Japanese Soviet and Argentine cinema at the Film Society, Peña is a veritable expert on world cinema and will provide unique insight into the current state of Latino media both locally and globally.
 
Don't miss out on this opportunity to engage with Richard Peña, as well as participate in an exciting array of panels, workshops, and networking opportunities! Register for the conference at conference2013.nalip.org
 
Factoids
Did you know . . .
 
• The estimated Hispanic population of the United States is 52,000,000 (as of July 2011), making people of Hispanic origin the nation's largest ethnic or race minority. Hispanics constituted 16.7 percent of the nation's total population. In addition, there are 3.7 million residents of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory.
 
• The projected Hispanic population of the United States on July 1, 2050 will be 132.8 million. According to this projection, Hispanics will constitute 30 percent of the nation's population by that date.
 
• There are 8 states in the U.S. that have a population of 1 million or more Hispanic residents: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, August 2012.
 
Learn more about the evolving state of the Trillion $ Latino Market. NALIP’s 14th annual National Conference will be an inspiring weekend for Latino content creators and those interested in our media community. We're bringing top industry professionals and visionaries to examine the landslide shift in influence that Latinos are making in media making, distribution, marketing, creation and consumption. Register for the conference today!