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PBS SoCaL presents the Latino Public Broadcasting signature arts and culture series VOCES, the only national television series devoted to exploring and celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino cultural experience. Coming to PBS in April, the fourth season includes a lineup of three original documentaries that showcases Latino artists, activists and performers who reflect their culture through the power of art and create social change.

VOCES Season Four Highlights


Children of Giant

Friday, April 17 10pm

 

 

Children of Giant explores the social effects of making the blockbuster Academy Award-winning movie Giant, during the summer of 1955 on the Anglo and Mexican-American citizens of the movie’s location in the small town of Marfa,Texas.  Producer/Director: Hector Galan



Photo Courtesy Richard C. Miller


Now En Español

Friday April 24 10pm


Now En Español follows five Latina actresses in Los Angeles who dub “Desperate Housewives” for Spanish language audiences in the US, while struggling to pursue their Hollywood careers and balancing family obligations.Producer/Director: Andrea Meller 

 


El Poeta

Friday, May 1 10pm



El Poeta
tells the story of renowned Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who ignited an international movement for peace after the brutal murder of his 24-year old son, who was collateral damage in a drug war that has left more than 70,000 dead since 2006.  Producers/Directors: Kelly Duane de la Vega/Katie Galloway

 

 

VOCES is a production of Latino Public Broadcasting and is funded in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

For VOCES: Executive Producer: Sandie Viquez Pedlow, Series Producer: Luis Ortiz, Digital Content Manager: Jennifer Ortiz.

PBS SoCaL is the Presenting Station for VOCES. For PBS SoCaL: President and CEO: Mel Rogers, COO: Andy Russell, Station Manager: Ed Miskevich, Executive Producer of Program Development & National Productions: Brenda Brkusic.

  

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