Category: New York Latino Film Festival 2019

LONG GONE BY Red Carpet Interview of Erica Muñoz & Izzy Hau’ula

By Gregg W. Morris – The lives of Ana Alvarez, a single Nicaraguan mother living and working hard in Warsaw, Indiana, and her teenage daughter, Izzy, also working hard as well as going to school and getting great grades, are disrupted because of the cruel fate of a routine check that leads to a deportation order for mom – but not for her daughter, who has just been accepted to Indiana University. The sacrifices and risks that Mom takes risks to help her daughter realize her dreams before she is deported will make many in the audience cringe.

A Wrap Up of Sorts of the New York Latino Film Festival 2019 – Other Articles in the Works

The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), the nation’s premier and most diverse Latino film festival, and a touchstone of the nation’s thriving multicultural cinematic movement, featured more than 83 films representing 10 countries, spanning all genres including features, shorts, documentaries, web series and experimental films starring, about and for the U.S. Latino community.

5Ws&H Q&A With PRINCESS OF THE ROW Director Max Carlson – Part 1

By Gregg W. Morris – Bouncing around a sometimes-abusive foster care system, a creative and spunky 12-year-old Alicia Willis (Tayler Buck) ditches school to visit her military veteran father Beaumont “Bo” Willis (Edi Gathegi) who, because of a battle-induced brain injury during his service in Iraq, suffers from PTSD, and is homeless and living on LA’s Skid Row. This brief synopsis is the tip of the iceberg for this compelling story.