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Gente-fied

America Ferrera

Noon, Saturday, August 12
Theatre at Ace Hotel

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Noon, Saturday, August 12
Theatre at Ace Hotel

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It's definitely going to make us laugh AND cry.

—BuzzFeed on Gente-fied

Gente-fied

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, Victoria Ortiz, Rafael Sigler, Alicia Sixtos, Salvador Velez Jr., America Ferrera

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).