In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the groundbreaking 1984 film about a family traveling to the United States will screen in theaters nationwide. As director Gregory Nava says: “The message of this film is needed much more today.”
Program ambassador Shannon Lee, CEO of Bruce Lee Enterprises: “HBOAPA Visionaries is creating opportunities that didn’t exist for someone like my father back when he was making media in the ’60s and ’70s.”
“The North Pole,” a web comedy about Oakland friends fighting gentrification, climate injustice and mass deportation, is entering Season 2. Here, co-executive producer Rosario Dawson reflects on how she got involved with the show and the political power of storytelling.