The URBANWORLD Film Festival highlights Latino Filmmakers

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The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival will take place September 17-21, 2014 at Manhattan's AMC Loews 34th Street 14, and various other locations in New York. The 70 films will screen, that include and will showcase Latino talent.

Highlights of the festival include HBO Latino’s screening of Habla Men, the newest installment of its originally produced award-winning Habla series on what it means to be Latino in the United States and encapsulates testimonials of celebrities and everyday Latinos from New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Austin TX. Habla Men features stars from the Latino entertainment world including Carlos Ponce, Danny Trejo, Junot Diaz and Rick Najera.

“Our 2014 film slate reflects the significance and esteem the festival has achieved over the past 17 years. As the largest multicultural festival, we continue to strive to make Urbanworld 'THE' destination for filmmakers and studios to connect with a diverse movie-going audience," said Gabrielle Glore, Executive Producer and Head of Programming, Urbanworld. "This year, we are excited to add an even deeper variety of international films, as well as content that targets the Latino community.”

For a full festival line up visit: urbanworld.org

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