Info About The Talento De Barrio Premiere in NYC

Showcase Premieres

Opening Night
Come join us in premiering “American Son” on Opening Night!
Starring Nick Cannon, Melonie Diaz, Jay Hernandez, Chi McBride, Matt O’Leary, Ray Santiago, Tom Sizemore.
Directed by Neil Abramson
July 22, 7:00pm Tuesday @ Directors Guild Theater

Dominican Night
Heineken Presents “60 Miles East”, a detailed documentary of Dominicans who risk their lifes in search of better ones.
Thursday July 24 7:00pm @ Directors Guild Theater

Closing Night
The World Premiere of “The Ministers” is screening on Saturday July 26, 7:00pm @ Directors Guild Theater.
Directed & Written by Franc. Reyes

Big Pun
On July 24, 9:30pm @ Directors Guild Theatre come to the World Premiere of “Big Pun: The Legacy”.
Featuring interviews with Rosie Perez, DMX, Snoop Dogg and Juelz Santana, among others.

Celia the Queen
Come to the Specical Screening of “Celia The Queen”
Directors Joe Cardona and Mario de Varona use archival footage of both Celia and her loving husband, Pedro Knight, to tell the inspiring story of a little girl from Havana who became an international diva.
Friday July 25 7:00pm @ Directors Guild Theater

Talento de Barrio
Hey Daddy Yankee fans!
Come see him in his World Premiere in “Talento de Barrio” as Edgar Dinero, a misunderstood product of the slums of Puerto Rico who becomes torn between the street life of his childhood neighborhood and his ambition to become something more.
Wednesday July 23 7:00pm @ Directors Guild Theater

Free Programming!

Youth Showcase
The New York International Latino Film Festival and Kodak Gallery present the 1st annual NYILFF Youth Showcase, which is a collection of films made by Latino youth from across the nation.
Saturday July 26 2:00pm @ Helen Mills 137-139 West 26th Street (Between 6th & 7th Avenues)

Cinema Under the Stars
Maria Victoria in “Los Paquetas de Paquita”
Saturday, July 26 Screening at Sundown (8:30pm)
@ Thomas Jefferson Park

"Humboldt Park" Sneak-Peek Panel with director, producers and actors from film
Meet cast members, producers, from State Street Pictures ("Barbershop", "Men of Honor", "Notorious", "Roll Bounce') and see advanced scenes from this highly anticipated release.
Wednesday July 23 4:00pm @ HBO - 1100 Avenue of the Americas
(42nd and 43nd Streets)