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Edward James Olmos on Stand and Deliver's 25th Anniversary & the Release of Filly Brown

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

"It's an issue. Studios want to tell universal stories. We want to do the same thing. But, we want to use Latino stories with Latino faces to tell universal stories. We're all part of one group. We are all humans and we all want to tell human stories."

Jenni Rivera's ‘Filly Brown' Finally Closer To You

Blogamole | Posted 04.11.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez It’s been a long time coming and now, "Filly Brown" will finally be hitting theaters. The indie drama actually went into pr...

One Of Jenni Rivera's Last Projects

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.08.2013 | Latino Voices

A new song from late singer Jenni Rivera has been released - marking one of Rivera's last projects. Called "Hurts So Bad," the track was recorded b...

Jenni Rivera's 'Filly Brown' Trailer Debuts

Posted 01.16.2013 | Latino Voices

The highly anticipated trailer of Jenni Rivera’s new urban drama “Filly Brown,” recorded months before her death in a plane crash in Mexico in D...

How NYILFF Helped Birth 'Filly Brown'

Michael Olmos | Posted 10.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Michael Olmos

I guess you could say that Filly Brown (at least for me) was conceived at NYLIFF 2006, because I spent the entire week with Youssef. During this time we learned we had similar tastes in film and decided that we should collaborate on something down the line.

WATCH: 'Filly Brown' Opens The 2012 NY International Latino Film Fest

Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices

The New York International Latino Film Fest (NYILFF) kicks off it's 13th year tonight with the premiere of Filly Brown, the story of a young L.A. hip-...

Filly Brown at New York International Latino Film Festival

Youssef Delara | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Youssef Delara

Being an LA native there's nothing like the sights and sounds of the city, the energy and the passion for cinema. To be able to come back and open the fest is a major honor. Filly Brown was born from my stay in NYC.

Sundance 2012 Top Picks: Keeping Us Human

Roya Rastegar | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

In current times of civil unrest, economic injury, and political failure, we depend on love -- in all its complexity and even through untenable circumstances -- to keep ourselves human. Here are the top 10 films that cannot be missed in the coming year:

Latino-Themed Movie Starring Gina Rodriguez to Rock Sundance Film Festival: Filly Brown

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

New Latino voices. Rising talent. A directorial vision from a co-directing team of complementary talents. It could just be the recipe for a movie that packs a punch...or in the least, a really cool rhyme.