KQED is thrilled to host a double film screening to commemorate Latino Heritage Month at the School of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza with a FREE screening of Stable Life and an episode from Latino Americans.
Experience life in the stables at a California racetrack as Dionicia M. works long hours caring for racehorses while her teenage son José Luis is turning heads as a hotshot apprentice jockey. Will they succeed or will their lack of immigration papers prevent them from achieving the stable life of their dreams?
LATINO AMERICANS is led by Emmy Award-winning series producer Adriana Bosch and documents the evolution of a new “Latino American” identity from the 1500s to the present day, featuring interviews with close to 100 Latinos from the worlds of politics, business and pop culture — including Herman Badillo, Dolores Huerta, Gloria Estefan and Rita Moreno — as well as deeply personal portraits of lesser-known Latinos who lived through key chapters in American history.
Stable Life - http://vimeo.com/8600604
Latino Americans - http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en/watch-videos/#2365003936
Event Sposorship: Councilman Xavier Campos, Mexican Consul office of San Jose,Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival and Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley.
Major funding for LATINO AMERICANS is provided by Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Ford Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) and The Summerlee Foundation.
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