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
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
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
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.
- Press Release - PBS SoCaL partners with Latino Public Broadcasting to Present VOCES on PBS
- Press Release - Latino Public Broadcasting Presents New Season of VOCES April-May 2015 on PBS
- "Children of Giant" Los Angeles preview screening photos
- "Children of Giant" photos
Publicity and PR
- Mary Lugo and Cara White of CARAMar, Publicity for VOCES
- Stacy Shaffer, Marketing Manager for PBS SoCaL
PBS SoCaL Contact
- Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions for PBS SoCaL
More information about the series is available on the VOCES website
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