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Latino Public Broadcasting Announces 16 Newly-Funded Projects

  Awards Go to Film and Digital Media Projects Showcasing the Rich Diversity of the Latino Experience at Home and Abroad Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced its latest round of production funding recipients, including three projects supported by the

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Take a Stand with Edward James Olmos

Latino stories, told by Latino filmmakers, can be transformative. Representation changes everything, showing us who we are, where we’ve been and what’s possible. Representation acknowledges our presence, our accomplishments, and our vital place in the story of America. That’s why

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Help Keep Latino Stories on Public Media

“Despite sustained attention to the issue of diversity in film and television, statistics on Latino representation have been sparse and inconsistent, and what data does exist paints a stark picture: For more than a decade, on-screen representation has hardly improved

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A Message from Edward James Olmos

This year, LPB presented a film by the talented filmmaker Ben DeJesus called LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACCIÒN that looks at the contributions of Latinos in the entertainment industry. It also looks toward our future by giving voice to talented young artists

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Letters to Eloisa // Q&A with Filmmaker Adriana Bosch

By Monica Medina Adriana Bosch didn’t set out to make a documentary about Jóse Lezama Lima, the Cuban poet, author and philosopher. In fact, had it not been for a gift she received from a friend, around the time she

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American Exile: An un-American Story // Q&A with Filmmakers John Valadez and Ling Hsu

By Monica Medina When John Valadez was in Colorado in 2012, he wasn’t expecting to meet Manuel and Valente Valenzuela. He was there to screen his then latest film, The Longoria Affair, a documentary about Mexican-American GIs in World War

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Q&A with Chelsea Hernandez, director of ‘Building the American Dream’

Every year, from September 15-October 15, the United States commemorates the wide contributions of the American Latino community during Hispanic Heritage Month. Latino Public Broadcasting is proud to begin the month with the premiere of our VOCES special ‘Building the

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Women Behind the Camera

Women’s History Month may be over, but at LPB it’s always a perfect time to highlight women filmmakers behind a camera. A January 2020 study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative looked at the top 1,300 films from 2007 to

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We know the names of labor activists Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, but do you know the legacy of Maria Moreno? Moreno was the first woman farmworker to be hired in America as a union organizer. Her momentous accomplishments were

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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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