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Cine Sony, Sony Pictures Television’s premier movie channel for the bi-cultural U.S. Latino audience, and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) revealed the winners of the inaugural Voces Nuevas, a short film contest for aspiring filmmakers. The grand prize winner was Puerto Rico native Alejandra López, writer and director of La Capa Azul.
López’s short tells the story of Junior, a ten-year-old boy who must find medication for his grandfather in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. He puts on a blue cape made of the tarp that covers his roof and sets off on a journey to save his grandfather’s life. She received $10,000 and a NALIP scholarship and will attend the 2019 NALIP Media Summit (which kicks off today) where she will have the opportunity to meet with industry executives.
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