THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: HOLIDAY GIFTS, MOCTESUMA ESPARZA ON THE MOVIE SELENA, BURUNDANGA BORICUA ON THE MOVIE THE 33, HERMAN SILLAS ON THE END OF THE YEAR, AND ANGELA ORTIZ ON AUTUMN!
What up Latinopians! This week we visit with acclaimed Chicano motion picture producer Moctesuma Esparza as he recounts how he was able to secure the rights to the life of Selena Quintanilla for what became the epic blockbuster Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez and directed by Gregory Nava. Also this week Jose M. Umpierre returns with his Burundanga Boricua blog, this week reviewing the movie, The 33. Herman Sillas’ View form the Pier blog revisits major events of this year with a nod to next year. And be sure to catch Angela Ortiz’s Photo of the Week, this week it’s all about Autumn.
And as you go about your holiday shopping, be sure to keep in mind the work of our many talented Latino artists, musicians and writers. To help you along this road, check out our list of Holiday Gifts!
Enjoy your week on Latinopia!