Latinx – American Film Institute

AFI Movie Club: COCO

Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning COCO was brought to afterlife by countless artists and craftspeople – among them, Edward James Olmos, an AFI Honorary Degree recipient and longtime AFI Trustee.  Movie Trivia about COCO DID YOU KNOW?   Throughout the production, Pixar also worked with a team of cultural advisers, including Marcela Davison Aviles, playwright Octavio Solis and political cartoonist…

AFI DOCS: Loira Limbal on THROUGH THE NIGHT

“‘A country without documentary cinema is like a family without a photo album.’ That quote by Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman best encapsulates my feelings on the importance of documentary cinema.”-Loira Limbal, director of THROUGH THE NIGHT Any working parent can tell you how vital childcare providers are to their lives. As America’s economy requires more…

Watch: Eva Longoria and Dr. Stacy Smith at AFI Summit

Kicking off the AFI Summit at AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi, Eva Longoria and Dr. Stacy Smith from the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative had a frank and illuminating conversation about the alarming statistics involving the erasure of Latinx individuals in film, both behind and in front of the camera – and addressed a solutions-driven…

AFI FEST Interview: Dr. Stacy Smith on the Erasure of Latinx in Film

The AFI Summit with Eva Longoria And Dr. Stacy Smith on the Erasure of Latinx in Film will take place at AFI FEST on Friday, November 15 at the Hollywood Roosevelt. It’s no secret that Latinos are overwhelmingly underrepresented both in front of and behind the scenes in Hollywood. However, this summer Dr. Stacy Smith…
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