Thursday, November 29, 2012

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members or Friends of HOLA who are getting acting, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface.

Actor-filmmaker Ed Trucco
The Tiny Lights Short Film Festival (TLSFF) offered its inaugural Best Dramatic Film award to Road to Esperanza (written, directed and starring Ed Trucco). Its inaugural Best Comedy Film award went to Circus (written and directed by Pablo Remón and starring an all-HOLA member cast in Mateo Gómez and Francisco Reyes). In addition, Mauricio Bustamante's film Caja de galletas (starring Bustamante, Laura Patalano, Ernesto De Villa Bejjani and Miguel Rangel) won the Best Foreign Film award. The film festival of short films took place at Teatro LATEA in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA). For more information on the film festival, click here.

Francisco Reyes

Mateo Gómez

Mauricio Bustamante
Ray Nelson wrapped up acting in and co-producing the film Real Premonition (written and directed by Ziad Ahmed). 

Luis Antonio Ramos
, Olga Merediz and Raúl Esparza star in the upcoming feature film Trouble in the Heights (written and directed by Jonathan Ullman). For more information, click here.

Francis Mateo will act in The Wars of the Roses. Adapted from William Shakespeare's Henry VI and Richard III, it is directed by Alexander Harrington and will have a December run at the HB Playwrights Theater in Manhattan's West Village.

Laura Patalano booked an episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (ABC).

Iván Camilo, Ismael Cruz Córdova, A.B. Lugo and G. Terracino, shown above clockwise from above left, can be seen in the October-November 2012 issue of Latino Leaders magazine as "Club Leaders of the Future - New York".  For more information on the issue (cover shown below), click here.

Francisco Ramos booked a J&B blended scotch whisky commercial. He can be seen playing piano in the commercial below.

Mario Golden can be seen acting in the German film Weil ich Schöner bin (directed by Frieder Schlaich). The film is scheduled for release in German movie theaters on December 27, 2012. He can be seen in the trailer (in German and Spanish), by clicking below.

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one

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