The NALIP LATINO LENS Filmmaker Showcase, October 18 presented in partnership with Time Warner, El Rey Network, Univision, WORLD Channel and Texican Media is a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and as an official part of the City of Los Angeles’ Latino Heritage LA.
It will feature Latino film screenings, media panels, interactive areas and raffles, all culminating with an Exclusive After-Party with DJs from KCRW, live musical performances and tacos and drinks! The showcase will highlight rising Latino filmmakers and creatives who represent the front line in improving diversity of participation and cultural representation in entertainment, as NALIP honors Luis Guzmán with the Latino Lens Legacy Award! Select films and their creators from the Showcase will be featured on the El Rey Network throughout Hispanic Heritage Month.
Watch Latino films
Learn from media panelists
Eat tacos from Candela Taco Bar and Lounge
Drink Puente de Rus Wine & Asombroso Tequila
Dance to live music and KCRW DJs
Participate in interactive areas and raffles
Catch special guest Luis Guzmán
- and NETWORK!
Select films and their creators from the Showcase will be featured on the El Rey Network throughout Hispanic Heritage Month. NALIP's Latino Lens programming is supported by Time Warner.
LUIS GUZMÁN TO RECEIVE LATINO LENS LEGACY AWARD
NALIP is honored to present the Latino Lens Legacy Award to Luis Guzmán in recognition of his extensive body of work in entertainment that continues to inspire Latino creatives in front and behind the camera. He has defined every character he has stepped into, whether the sidekick or lead, truly applying a creative perspective that we recognize as the “Latino Lens”. Join us in honoring Luis Guzmán at the Latino Lens Filmmaker Showcase as he receives this special award, October 18 at the Avalon Hollywood!
LATINO LENS Schedule
The Avalon Hollywood
2-3 pm - Picture Perfect, Part I: Broadcast Ready, From Pitch to Distro
3-4 pm - Picture Perfect, Part II: Creative Vision, Financial Responsibility
SHORT FILM SCREENINGS
4-5:30 pm - Short Film Showcase + Q&A
“Darkness of Night” Written and Directed by Vincent Cortez
“Sin City: Zorro Girl in Dead Man’s Alley” Written and Directed by Teresa Jolie
“Mateo” Written and Directed by Nancy C. Mejia
FEATURE FILM SCREENING
5:30-7:30 pm - TBA Feature Film Showcase + Q&A
8-11 pm - VIP After Party
Showcase ticket proceeds benefit NALIP's Latino Lens programming and Latino content creators' efforts.
1735 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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