Seven characters deal with the effects of change in LA’s Boyle Heights. Bicultural millennials and old-school business owners hustle to create spaces that celebrate their Latino identities—even while faced with rent hikes, a housing crisis, and a steady stream of outsiders threatening to gentrify their barrio.
All seven episodes of the first season of this series will be screened.
Director: Marvin Lemus
Screenwriters: Marvin Lemus, Linda Yvette Chavez
Cast: Edsson Morales,
Salvador Velez Jr.,
Convo w/ America Ferrera
Following the screening, executive producers America Ferrera and Aaliyah Williams, director/creator/co-writer Marvin Lemus, and co-writer Linda Yvette Chavez will join a conversation on stage along with acclaimed writer Josefina López (Real Women Have Curves) and organizer Nancy Meza (of Defend Boyle Heights). The conversation will be moderated by Justin Simien (Dear White People).
Janicza Bravo's oddball 'Lemon' is tart and sweet.
—Los Angeles Times on Lemon
Tossing her hair, flashing a confident smile, and “Feelin’ good as hell,” Lizzo wields the kind of voice that’s right at home in soul, pop, hip-hop, R&B, rock, and gospel. The vivacious and versatile vocalist’s impassioned delivery and dynamic range bonds the six tracks on her critically acclaimed major label debut EP, Coconut Oil [Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic Records], achieving what she refers to as a “genre-less style.”