NHMC Amplifies

November 10, 2023

New and Upcoming Projects from Latino Creatives

A Place in the Field, a film by NHMC Latinx Stream Showcase Alumni, Director Nikki Mejia shines a light on veterans suffering from guilt and PTSD. In the film, veteran Gio Scuderi (Don DiPetta) receives a package that sends him on a road trip to fulfill a promise he made while on deployment. A Place in the Field features a cast of extraordinary talent with Ashlee Brian, Kelvin Bryan, Troy Curvey III, Don DiPetta, Khorri Ellis, Marlene Forte, Jeremy Luke, Jack McGee, Lydia Martinez, Christiana Montoya, Xochitl Portillo, Kiki del Vecchio, and Mishel Prada.  

Video: Lionsgate Movies

A Place in the Field will be available for showings at the Lumiere Music Hall in Beverly Hills starting today, Friday, November 10th.

Congratulations to NHMC Series Scriptwriters Program Alum, Daniela Bailes who’s project, The Letters, was selected by The Sundance Institute this year. 

The Letters tells the story of Violet, who after discovering her mother’s extensive correspondence with a notorious serial killer on death row, finds herself entangled in a similar murder. 

Daniela was recently staffed on Kathryn Lyn’s sci-fi series The Shift for Paramount. Her horror feature She Lives was included on the 2023 Latinx List, and her thriller feature was sold and set to be produced for A+E.

Created and hosted by Journalist Nick Barili, the new Docuseries De La Calle dives into how the culture of Latin Music has evolved from underground to worldwide success. Nick Barili showcases Latino urban music from the U.S., Panama, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, and beyond. The series journeys into the Latine diaspora and explores the evolution of Urbano music. From perreo to political issues and the stories of rebellion, Barili engages with musicians, cultural icons, and fascinating characters who reveal the stories of Urbano music its significance today.

Video: Paramount+

De La Calle features interviews with artists such as Fat Joe, N.O.R.E., Residente, Mala Rodriguez, Nicky Jam, Nicki Nicole, Villano Antillano, Sech, Goyo, Nathy Peluso, Santa Fe Klan, Jessie Reyez, Feid, Aleman, Gente De Zona, Aczino, Princess Nokia, Kombilesa Mi, Renato and many more.

De La Calle is available for streaming now!

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