Escenas Latinas: Changing the Narrative with Prof. Haggins
Department: Film and Media StudiesDate and Time: November 5, 2017 | 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Event Location: Hammer Museum: 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Latina presence on American television has increased in recent years, with new shows creating dynamic and innovative roles for Latina actresses. Writers Vivien Mejia (Ugly Betty, East Los High), Carolina Rivera (Jane the Virgin, Devious Maids) and showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett (One Day at a Time) discuss the importance of bringing new narratives about women of color to the screen. Moderated by UC Irvine film and media studies professor Bambi Haggins.