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Posted by on March 19, 2019

Check out our Member news for the week of March 19, 2020!

News Update: 'One Day at a Time'

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After three seasons, Netflix's 'One Day at a Time' was not renewed for a fourth season. The reboot of Norman Lear's CBS series follows single mother and Afghanistan veteran Penelope Alvarez, as she raises her two children (played by Isabella Gomez and Marcel Ruiz) and navigates the relationship she has with her mother (played by Rita Moreno).

Check out what showrunner Gloria Calderon-Kellett shared on Twitter regarding the show's time on the streaming service. 

Thank you to Gloria, and the entire cast and crew at 'One Day at a Time' for three seasons showcasing the Latinx experience. We have been proud supporters of the show and the Alvarez family will forever be crucial to the advancement of Latinx representation in the industry. 

Recap: 'Last Looks with Nino Alicea'

NALIPsters joined Nino Alicea for a great workshop this past Saturday. Participants had the chance to learn all about production design from the ‘Burning Man’ featured artist himself and they helped a great cause as proceeds will benefit Nino's Puerto Rico Relief Fund!

Didn't get the chance to attend? Check out the highlights here!

'A Pesar de Todo' to Premiere on Netflix May 3rd

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From director Gabriela Tagliavini's 'A Pesar de Todo' is set to premiere May 3rd on Netflix! The film will also be screened as an official selection for the Film Festival of Malaga in Spain on Sunday, May 16th. 

The film centers on four sisters who embark on an emotional journey following the death of their mother.

Gabriela is a NALIP member and was a part of our #WeAreInclusion campaign. 

'Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla' Screening at the San Diego Latino Film Festival

Carlos Valdivia's short 'Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla' will be screening this Sunday at the San Diego Latino Film Festival! The short screened at the 2018 Latino Media Fest as a part of the Latino Lens: Beyond Graduation Showcase and was a 2018 Latino Lens finalist. It was also a part of this year's "Outfest Fusion". Following this festival, 'Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla' will screen at the Leeds International Film Festival. 

San Diego Film Festival screening will take place on March 17 @ 3:30PM.  

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Watch the First Episode of the Checkitow Podcast Featuring Comedian Anjelah Johnson

The Checkitow Podcast hosted by writer and comedian Humberto Guida is LATV's original platform for unfiltered, uncensored Latinos in comedy and entertainment to come tell it like it REALLY is. From politics to pop culture, and even some personal stuff (yeah, we go there), nothing is off limits on Checkitow! 

The first episode features Anjelah Johnson, comedian, actress, all around Latina badass and the woman behind Mad TV's most infamous character, Bon Qui Qui! 

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Queen of the Southbased on the best-selling book La Reina Del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, cast joined by David Andrews & Bailey Chase

Longmire and Saving Grace alum Bailey Chase and David Andrews (Shooter) have joined the Season 4 cast of USA Network’s Queen of the South drama series in key roles. 

Starring Alice Braga and based on the best-selling book La Reina Del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Queen of the South tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.  In season four of Queen of the South, Teresa Mendoza expands to the East Coast by taking on the Big Easy. But when new enemies emerge and familial trust is broken, Teresa is forced to make difficult decisions that weigh heavy on her soul.

Chase will play Eddie Brucks, a musician attempting to overcome his personal demons who crosses paths with Teresa.

Andrews portrays Judge Cecil Lafayette, a member of one of the oldest blue blood families in Louisiana who may prove to be one of the most dangerous adversaries Teresa has ever encountered.

Ben Lobato, the co-showrunner, has been featured on NALIP'S Latino Writers on the Rise series. 

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