NHMC to be recognized at The Mexican-American Film & TV Festival

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The 2nd Annual Mexican-American Film & Televisions Festival is this weekend

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will be recognized for its media advocacy work and education & workforce development programs in entertainment at the Mexican American Film & Television Festival this weekend. 

Brenda Victoria Castillo, NHMC President and CEO, will be present to accept the recognition along with presenting the award for “Best Screenplay in Film.”

The festival will have a special appearance with 2022 NHMC Impact Awards co-host, Annie Gonzalez aka Judy Montañez in the upcoming Flamin’ Hot film. Gonzalez is also executive producing the Jenni Rivera biopic with Vix, as well as playing Jenni herself![/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="26642" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images

[/vc_column_text][nd_options_spacer nd_options_height="15"][vc_column_text]The Mexican-American Cultural Education Foundation (MACEF), celebrates Mexican-American and Chicano filmmaking and the art of storytelling. The annual festival will kick off with this year’s theme of, “Changing the Narrative, Recognizing Who We Are.” The festival will take place at Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles over the course of two days, Saturday, May 20th - Sunday, May 21st. Many of the films included in the festival are created by today’s leading Latino artists, along with classics like Cisco Kid and Zoot Suit, which will feature Q&A panels with the cast and crew.

The schedule for the two day festival is available and tickets are on sale now. You will not want to miss this celebration of Mexican-American Hollywood in film and television![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title="Get Your Tickets Here!" color="vista-blue" align="center" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fmacef.eventive.org%2Fwelcome|||"][nd_options_spacer nd_options_height="15"][vc_single_image image="26645" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]

Saturday, May 20, 2023 Schedule

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Festival Submission Screenings

1:00 p.m. 15-Minute Break

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Festival Submission Screenings

3:15 p.m. 15-Minute Break

3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Festival Submission Screenings

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Red Carpet, Drinks, and Food

6:00 p.m. Screening of “The Cisco Kid” + Q&A With Cast & Crew

8:00 p.m. After-Party

Sunday, May 21, 2023 Schedule

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Festival Submission Screenings

1:00 p.m. 15-Minute Break

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Festival Submission Screenings

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Red Carpet

3:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Screening of “Zoot Suit” + Q&A With Cast & Crew

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Red Carpet, Drinks, and Food

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Illustrious Awards!

8:30 p.m. After-Party

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National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a woman-led 501(c)(3) non-profit civil and human rights organization that was founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism toward the Latino communities.
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