Latino Reel at Sundance - Filmmakers and Storytellers.

Friday, January 22, 1:00–8:00 p.m.
The Blackhouse, 804 Main St.

The annual Latino Reel event celebrates Latino film in a forum of networking and storytelling, featuring varied panel discussions from industry leaders and trailblazers who share their experiences, expertise, and advice. Latino Reel provides a meeting place in which aspiring and established Latino artists can network and share their knowledge and struggles while trying to hone their filmmaking skills. Panels include the following:

1:15–2:15 p.m.
Story, Art, and Impact: Examining the Capacity Latino Documentary Filmmakers Have to Re-Shape the National Narrative and Affect All Levels of the Contemporary American Culture
Moderated by Richard Ray Perez (director of creative partnerships, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program; director, Cesar’s Last Fast).

2:15–3:15 p.m.
What Happens When a Great Story Is Cast with Diverse Talent
Moderated by Dolly Turner, president, The Turner Group
Featured Guests: actors Adrian Martinez (Focus and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), Ralph Rodriguez (The Son of No One and Compliance), and Brian “Sene” Marc; writer/director Elizabeth Wood; and producer Gabriel Nussbaum.

3:30–4:30 p.m.
Elevating Latino Voices
Content creators from Time Warner's newly launched incubator discuss innovative ways to build a relationship with—and create content for—a leading media company. Time Warner, parent company of HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros., is embracing unique voices who push storytelling boundaries across film, television, and digital content to connect with today's audiences.

4:30–5:00 p.m.
Latino Lens Spotlight
Created by NALIP and presented by Time Warner Foundation, with support from a variety of industry, media, and organizational partners and sponsors. NALIP's Latino Lens is an exclusive incubation and media content production program designed to develop, nurture, and produce a series of Latino creators' projects with a keen eye towards strengthening the Latino media pipeline. NALIP will present this year's Latino Lens winners and discuss with partners Time Warner and HBO the importance and benefits around supporting these content creators during their journey.


Kasi Lemmons
Richard Ray Perez
Dolly Turner
Adrian Martinez
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