Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PRIME LATINO MEDIA SALÓN: Summer Kick-Off– Bilingual Theater & Film Festival (June 2015)

New York metropolitan area's only monthly series
 for Latino multimedia-makers & actors

Join us at the
A support network to advocate, promote & advance 
mainstream & Latino projects in English and Spanish
Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 6-10pm

Summer Kick-Off: Bilingual Theater & Film Festival
English- and Spanish-language theater and cinema become one in an evening featuring the best in Latino media & entertainment. A Queens theatrical production brilliantly debates both sides in the sex abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church in a full English or Spanish-language performance based on real events. Shining four years in NYC, a Film Festival devoted to the Dominican diaspora from the mainland to around the world celebrates established and emerging talent. Join independent multimedia-makers and actors in theater, film, television, commercials and new media and partake in networking, conversation, wine and food.

6-8pm: Networking
8-9pm: TÍO LOUIE Reporta: Interviews with Actor, Director & Creative Director
9-10pm: Networking

•   Moderator: TÍO LOUIE/Louis E. Perego Moreno, President, Skyline Features
•      Interview #1: Francisco Fuertes, actor English & Spanish-language play, Abuse/Abuso until June 28, 2015 and Ángel Gil Orrios, Artistic/Executive Director of Thalia Spanish Theatre in Queens
•      Interview #2: James Duarte, Creative Director of the Dominican Film Festival in NY, June 24-28, 2015

Location: Lima’s Taste (Peruvian Restaurant & Bar), 122 Christopher Street, corner Bedford Street in Manhattan's West Village (1 train to Christopher Street or A, B, C, D, E, F, M trains to West 4 Street)

Francisco Fuertes

Actor and singer, he has appeared in theatrical works that have garnered him the HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors) Award for Excellence to an ACE (Spanish Entertainment Critics Association) Award for Best Character Actor. He is an accomplished classical singer. New York credits include 90 Miles of Separation, Mourning Becomes Elektra, The Rainmaker, The Lower Depths and Macbeth. His TV credits include "One Life to Live", "As the World Turns", "Search for Tomorrow", and "Ryan’s Hope".

Ángel Gil Orrios
He is a director/producer/designer and is the Artistic/Executive Director of Thalia Spanish Theatre, the only bilingual theater in Queens. He has been honored with the Mayor’s Award for Arts & Culture and the ACE Special Award for Artistic Achievement. In over 34 years he has produced, designed and directed more than 120 productions in Spain, the U.S., and France, which have met with international acclaim. He has written, produced & directed three short films, including Garcia Lorca’s only screenplay A Poet in New York (Trip to the Moon) with the late Raúl Juliá. He has an MFA. in Directing with “Premio Extraordinario” from the School of Dramatic Arts in his native Zaragoza, Spain.

James Duarte
For the past three years he has served as the Creative Director for the Dominican Film Festival in New York. James graduated from the City College of New York with a BFA in Film & Video Production and has produced work that has gone on to screen at venues including the NY International Latino Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Hollywood Shorts and MoMA. He is currently writing his first feature film.

Louis E. Perego Moreno/TÍO LOUIE
Founder & Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA, the largest network of Latino multimedia-makers and actors on the East Coast that hosts the PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón, metro-New York's only monthly network gathering in which over 60 narrative & documentary filmmakers, programmers, casting agents, TV & digital media producers and actors have been interviewed. An interactive content producer and educator who for the past 33 years has owned Skyline Features, a bilingual (English- and Spanish-language) multimedia and educational production company developing documentaries, television programming and advertising commercials featuring Latinos, Blacks, Women, Urban Youth and LGBT. Produced 70 documentary shorts with 1,500 Latino and Black Youth. Producer/Director/Writer of documentary feature, Latina Confessions (2010) and airing on PBS nationally was Co-producer on American Dreams Deferred (2012-2014).

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·      Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)
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