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  1. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Storm That Swept Mexico

    October 5, 2011

    ITVS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Raymond Telles’ documentary and interactive website on the complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution and its legacy. The Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century, not only changed the course of

  2. Veteran Producer Raymond Telles Receives 2011 ALMA Award

    September 23, 2011

    The prestigious ALMA awards  promote accurate and balanced portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment industry. Raymond Telles was recently lauded with a  ALMA award for Outstanding Career Achievement.  Telles’s distinguished 30-year career as a documentary filmmaker includes three ITVS-funded films: The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the

  3. Tonight on Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair

    November 9, 2010

    When a Texas funeral home refused to provide a wake for a Mexican American soldier's body in WWII, it sparked a civil rights movement. Watch The Longoria Affair by filmmaker John J. Valadez tonight at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings). Independent Lens is excited to offer The Longoria Affair for free in its entirety online in English from

  4. Latino Art & Culture Shines in Visiones

    August 20, 2010

    Parts three and four of Visiones airs this Sunday on Global Voices on PBS World. The six-part series examines the richness and impact of Latino culture through the eyes of some of the most influential painters, musicians, dancers, and writers working in America today. The film, directed by Hector Galan, explores everything from New York’s break-dancing

  5. Visiones Kicks Off on Global Voices

    August 13, 2010

    Visiones: Latino Art and Culture profiles some of the most influential painters, musicians, dancers, and writers working in America today. Parts one and two of the six-part series air this Sunday, August 15 on Global Voices on PBS WORLD. Directed by Hector Galan, Visiones explores how contemporary Latino artists continue to build on rich traditions that