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Latino Filmmakers Shined At Hispanicize 2013

So besides Filly Brown, this year, Hispanicize 2013 featured a slew of Latino films that dealt with everything from immigration to brujeria, even a little rockabilly and technological singularity.  There were so many films premiering as part of the official Hispanicize Film Festival portion of the event that I wasn’t […]

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Stars React To Jenni Rivera’s Performance In ‘Filly Brown’

One of the highlights of my experience last week in Miami for Hispanicize was watching the premiere of the film Filly Brown.  The all Latino cast shined from top to bottom, but definitely the most powerful performance was the one given as a final farewell by Jenni Rivera.  I told […]

‘Filly Brown’ to Open New York International Latino Film Fest

Yes, the same film starring Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jenni Rivera, Chingo Bling, Baby Bash and newcomer Gina Rodriguez, is set to open the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) on August 14th.  Filly Brown tells the story of Maria Jose “Majo” Tonorio (Rodriguez), an aspiring rap […]