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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 […]

‘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 […]