Latinos are Essential
The Seeds They Grow
Director/Producer: David Gonzalez
Filmmaker Gonzalez profiles his father and stepmother who have contracted COVID-19.
Director/Producer: Claudia Zamora Valencia
Astrid finds a job cleaning subway cars at the peak of the pandemic in New York City.
Growing in the Shadows
Director/Producer: Lidieth Arevalo
Anel Medina is a nurse and one of 200,000 DACA recipients classified as essential workers.
Night Shift
Director/Producer: Raúl O. Paz-Pastrana
Dulce Bueno is an EMT who works long nights during the difficult days of the pandemic.
All Around Us
Director/Producer: Andrés Caballero
Journalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her work reporting on the pandemic’s effect on Latino communities and her own bout with the virus.
Chelsea: An Essential City
Director: Sabrina Avilés
Meet a councilwoman and a sanitation worker who are keeping the city of Chelsea running.
El Paso Esta Presente
Director/Producer: Ramón Villa-Hernández
Monica Navarro takes pride in her work at Walmart, the site of the El Paso mass shooting.
Networked Education
Director/Producer: Juan Carlos Davila
Two married teachers struggle to teach virtually among the hardships of Puerto Rico.
A Pescador in the Town
Director/Producer, Producer/Editor: Yvan Iturriaga, María José Calderón
Meet Pancho Pescador, an artist who spends his pandemic-era days bringing art to Oakland.
Testing Community
Director/Producer: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
San Francisco’s Latino Task Force creates large-scale COVID testing for essential workers.
Todos Unidos y Yo
Director/Producer: Esaú Melendez
After his business declined, Alfonzo began a program that brings food to people in need.
Still Standing
Director/Producer: Rhonda Mitrani
Melanie navigates teaching her students online and caring for her three-year-old daughter.
About Us
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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