Yearly Archives: 2014

Latino Public Broadcasting Announces the Recipients of the 2014 Public Media Content Fund

LATINO PUBLIC BROADCASTING ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 PUBLIC MEDIA CONTENT FUND Awards Go to 8 Projects for Broadcast and New Media  Los Angeles, CA (December 22, 2014) – Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), a non-profit organization funded by the

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#GivingTuesday, Support Latino Stories on Public Media

Latino Public Broadcasting is joining non-profits around the world in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global movement dedicated to giving back. Founded in 1998 with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, LPB has awarded over 10 million dollars to filmmakers nationwide,

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‘New American Girls’ – Q&A with Producers Mitchell Teplitsky

LPB caught up with producers Mitchell Teplitsky and Betty Bastidas and talked about the making of New American Girls a web-series that profiles the lives and struggles of three “DREAMers” who were brought to the US as children by undocumented parents

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‘Frontera! Revolt ande’ – Q&A with John Jota Leaños

Premiering on PBS.ORG as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, John Jota Leaños’ short animated film follows the 1680 Pueblo Revolt that occurred along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico when the Pueblo Indians broke from the Spanish Empire. Considered

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‘El Reloj’ Streaming on the PBS Online Film Festival – Q&A with Filmmaker Yolanda Cruz

Yolanda Cruz’s short film, ‘El Reloj’, is a touching story that shows a day in the life of a Zapotec grandfather and his granddaughter; where every Sunday morning, the grandfather goes to the city of Oaxaca to visit his granddaughter

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‘El Doctor’ Streaming on the PBS Online Film Festival

‘El Doctor‘ begins in an Arizona Home Depot parking lot, where a married couple – Andrew and Jen – hires undocumented day laborer Carlos and his buddy to repair their deck. As Carlos washes up in the family’s bathroom, 7-yr-old

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The New York Times Profiles Cynthia Lopez, Newly Appointed New York Film Commissioner

LPB proudly congratulates Cynthia Lopez, LPB board member and former Executive Vice President and Co-Executive Producer of the PBS documentary series POV, for her recent appointment to Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in New York. Under

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Four LPB Programs Nominated for the Prestigious Imagen Awards

LPB is thrilled to announce that Latino Americans, Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle, State of Arizona, and Street Knowledge 2 College have been nominated for an Imagen Award.The Imagen Foundation announced today the nominees for the 29th Annual Imagen (Spanish for “image”) Awards, honoring portrayals

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‘Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle’ and ‘Children of the Amazon’ Educational Resources Now Available on PBS Learning Media

LPB is excited to announce that RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE and CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON are now available for distribution in classrooms nationwide through PBS LearningMedia. By creating digital learning objects from LPB funded documentaries for PBS-Learning Media,

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Latino Public Broadcasting is the leader of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of non-commercial educational and cultural media that is representative of Latino people, or addresses issues of particular interest to Latino Americans. These programs are produced for dissemination to the public broadcasting stations and other public telecommunication entities. LPB provides a voice to the diverse Latino community on public media throughout the United States. Latino Public Broadcasting is a registered 501(c)(3), EIN: 95-4776447.
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