Monday, August 24, 2015

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. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Francisco Fuertes, shown at right, is co-starring in and co-produced the short film Tú. Yo. Baño. Sexo. Ahora. (You. Me. Bathroom. Sex. Now.) Written and directed by Francisco Lupini Basagoiti, the film has been hitting the film festival hard, winning several awards along the way. Its next stop will be at the Reeling 2015 Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, which will take place in September in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, click here, here and here.

2015 HOLA Awards recipient Sebastian Stimman will be starring in the film Vuelve con nosotros. Directed by Mario Ramos, the film is based on the Oscar Estrada short story "Paternidad", and will go into production in autumn 2015 in Washington, District of Columbia.

David Ponce, shown at left, and Noris Joffre are starring in the play Trapos sucios al aire. Written by 2015 HOLA Awards recipient Julie de Grandy and directed by Juan Roca, the play will have a run in September at Microteatro Miami at the Centro Cultural Español Miami in the downtown area of Miami, Florida. For more information, click here or here.

2015 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo Andrade, Luis Carlos de La Lombana and Gerardo Gudiño will star in the play La tía Julia y el escribidor. Written by Caridad Svich (based on the novel of the same name by Mario Vargas Llosa) and directed by José Zayas, it will premiere at Repertorio Español (located in the Rose Hill area of Manhattan) in October. For more information, click here.

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 live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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