(Los Angeles, CA) June 29, 2016 – This summer, three original new short films from Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) will premiere on PBS.org as part of the PBS Online Film Festival and PBS Indies. The three new works by emerging young Latino filmmakers explore issues of gender, sexuality and acceptance. Drowning is the poignant story of a bullied overweight teenager and his first love, while Gold Star and Vámonos explore long-standing Latino cultural attitudes toward the LGBT community.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ Diversity and Inclusion Task Force announced a new initiative to address the lack of diversity in our workforce. The CHC Diversity and Inclusion Task Force is co-chaired by Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Ruben Gallego and includes Congressman Ben Ray Luján.
Awards Go to 11 Projects For Research and Development, Production and New Media
40 Years after Groundbreaking Lawsuit, Documentary Examines the Unwanted Sterilization of Mexican Immigrant Women at a Los Angeles County Hospital
A Story of Immigration, Childhood and Circumstance
The Fascinating True Story of American William Morgan,
Who Rose to the Rank of Comandante in the Cuban Revolution
THIRTEEN’s American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series join forces for the first time to explore the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero
(September 5, 1917-September 13, 2012), a Mexican American, born and raised in segregated Mesa, Arizona, who had an extraordinary international photography career. Premieres nationwide Friday, September 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during National Hispanic Heritage Month.
(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Latino Public Broadcasting announced today that season four of VOCES, the Latino arts and culture documentary showcase series, will premiere in spring 2015 with three new broadcasts on Fridays at 10:00 p.m. ET from April 17 to May 1, 2015 on PBS.
Awards Go to 8 Projects for Broadcast and New Media