Monday, August 3, 2009

HOLA members at the New York International Latino Film Festival

The tenth annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) concluded on Sunday, August 2, 2009 and HOLA members were ever present-- at the parties, at the panels and, especially on the screen.

In addition, HOLA hosted a panel (with Screen Actors Guild) called The Changing Face of Latinos in Media in the 21st Century that will be highlighted in an upcoming blog entry (complete with photos).

Patricia Carreón acted in Lalo, a short directed by Daniel Maldonado. The short wound up winning the Best Short Award at the festival.

George Ruiz acted in the short film Dead in the Water, a short film directed by Marco Aguilar.

Mônica Steuer starred in the short film One Night Stand, directed by Mr. Moe.

Moisés Acevedo, Laura Patalano and Teresa Yenque appeared in the Cruz Ángeles film Don't Let Me Drown opposite Raúl Castillo, Ricardo Antonio Chavira, Gina Torres, Selenis Leyva, Adrián Martínez, R.N. Rao and Fidias Reyes.

Teresa Yenque also appeared in the Ron Daniels film The War Boys opposite Peter Gallagher and Víctor Rasuk.

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