Prime Latino Media Salon, Mar. 13 (NYC)

NALIP-NY and Tio Louie

invite you to the

PRIME LATINO MEDIA SALON

a monthly series for Latino multimedia-makers in the metro-New York area

A forum for Latinos and their supporters to connect and sustain one another in English and Spanish-language media, as well as feature a conversation with a speaker, screening or panel discussion.

Tuesday, March 13th   Networking:6-7:30PM

7:30PM: CONVERSATION celebrating Women’s History Month with Cynthia Lopez, Executive Vice President/Co-Executive Producer, American Documentary/POV and filmmaker, Lillian Jimenez who screens a clip from her documentary feature, Antonia Pantoja: ¡PRESENTE!

8:30PM: WISE LATINA (series): screening English and Spanish-language vignettes of educated, professional & community-oriented Latinas striving for greater goals in life. CONVERSATION with Claudio Fayngolz, DP & Editor of project series and two featured subjects: Serena Kerrigan and Gabriela Garcia.

Location: Casa Mezcal, 86 Orchard Street, basement lounge, Obra Negra, bet Delancey & Grand Street

Admission: NALIP members $5 and non-members $7

We have declared 2012 the "Year of the Latina" and will showcase Latinas behind or in front of the camera and Latinos who present Latinas in positive and affirming roles.

Taking place every second Tuesday of the month with the subsequent one on Tuesday, April 10th.

Cynthia Lopez

She is the Executive Vice President and Co-Executive Producer of the award-winning POV documentary series. POV programming has been honored with every coveted industry award including a Special Industry Emmy Award, IDA Award for Best Continuing Series (2009 and 2011), 27 Emmys, 13 George Foster Peabody Awards, 10 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Broadcast Journalism Awards, three Academy Awards, and the Prix Italia. She is also the founding chair of the board of directors and a trustee of NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) and is a board member of the Latino Public Broadcasting.

Lillian Jimenez

She has worked as media arts center manager, independent producer, media activist, exhibitor, funder and media literacy educator. Documentary credits range from Richie Perez to Antonia Pantoja¡ Presente!,re-broadcast on PBS’s Visiones. She was Founding Chair of the National Association of Independent Latino Producers (NALIP) and Interim Executive Director of Chica Luna Productions, a women of color media training center.