John Leguizamo's BTS Documentary

 

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Latin History for Morons: The Road to Broadway is a documentary in progress by filmmaker Ben DeJesus. The film captures John Leguizamo's quest to cram 3,000 years of history into 90 minutes of stage time as a one-man show. The road to his ultimate goal – his next Broadway hit, unfolds in a fun, intriguing, and poignant adventure that offers an intimate look into the journey of a passionate artist but also shines a light on the rarely-told stories of Latino heroes who made their mark on America.

Ben is a rising director/producer who began his career as an MTV intern, before producing and writing for several seasons of Cribs, MTV News, VH1, and many of the VJ’s on-air. He launched his production company Diamante Pictures out of his apartment, eventually growing it into a full-service production & post facility in the heart of NYC, delivering 100+ hours of television, plus hundreds of commercials, webisodes, music videos, and dvd titles. On YouTube, his videos have reached over 300 million views.

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He is now head of NGL Studios, which he co-founded with John Leguizamo and David Chitel, and creates a growing slate of branded content, television, digital and documentary projects. He has been filming with John Leguizamo for 4 years capturing fascinating behind-the-scenes footage in John's journey and process as he creates his latest one-man show.

For more information and to support the project visit their Campaign Site now.

 

 

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