Los Angeles, CA (date) – Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced the six projects and their makers who comprise the first cohort of its new Latino Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship (LEFF), an innovative program designed to advance the careers of up-and-coming Latino storytellers entering the field of independent media.
Los Angeles, CA (February 7, 2023) – Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced its latest round of projects selected for funding. Included are two projects by the Current Issues Fund, which supports films that explore contemporary social justice issues and have potential for civic dialogue beyond broadcast. The remaining projects are supported by LPB’s Public Media Content Fund and Digital Media Fund.
New three-part series follows John Leguizamo’s continued quest to uncover the history and often overlooked contributions of Latino people.
Awards Go to Film and Digital Media Projects Showcasing the Rich Diversity of the Latino Experience at Home and Abroad
New Three-Part Showcase of Short Films Explores the Identity and Culture of the Latinx Community
Luciela, an incredibly moving short film about a young girl who gets reminded how her family has been torn apart on her favorite holiday, premiered today on the PBS Short Film Festival.
GRAMMY nominee Sheila E. hosts Great Performances: Roots of Latin Jazz, a vibrant new program that takes viewers on a musical journey from Cuba to Miami and Africa to Brazil exploring the roots of Latin jazz