LALIFF LIVE: A PODCAST CONVERSATION ON LATINA TV REPRESENTATION
Sunday, August 4 – 3:45PM
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Theater 1
Latinx podcast trailblazers, Locatora Radio, lead a conversation on Latina representation on television with TV writer, Moises Zamora, Writer and Executive Producer of the up-and-coming Netflix series, Selena, and Aurora Guerrero, writer and director of Mosquita y Mari.
Moisés Zamora – Writer & Executive Producer of Selena on Netflix
Moisés Zamora is the Writer & Executive Producer of Netflix’s upcoming SELENA: The Series, the official story of Tejano music legend, Selena Quintanilla.
Previously, Moisés was a staff writer on the Emmy-winning series American Crime and Star on FOX. Born and raised in Jalisco, Mexico, this award-winning writer and filmmaker won the Binational Literary Prize for Young Novel Border of Words for his Spanish-language novel. He was twenty-five years old. In 2011, he received the award for Best Documentary by a Mexican Director at the Oaxaca FilmFest. He is a graduate of Brown University.
Aurora Guerrero – Writer & Director
Aurora Guerrero wrote and directed Mosquita Y Mari, her debut narrative feature film which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Her film traveled numerous film festivals including San Francisco, Melbourne, Goteburg, and Guadalajara and garnered multiple awards including Best First Narrative Feature and Best Leading Actress at Outfest and was nominated for a Cassavetes Spirit Award and a GLAAD Media Award. Guerrero was also named a Berlin Talent Campus Fellow and a Time Warner/Sundance Storytelling Fellow. In 2017, Guerrero was invited to direct an episode of Ava Duvernay’s television drama, Queen Sugar. Since then she has directed television episodes of The Red Line, 13 Reasons Why, Little America, and Gente-fied.
MODERATED BY DIOSA FEMME & MALA MUNOZ – HOSTS OF LOCATORA RADIO (A RADIOPHONIC NOVELA)
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