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Saturday, September 21 • 10:00am - 11:00am
STORIES THAT CHANGE OUR WORLD - How The Film Industry Uses Social Media As Their Soap Box

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Good stories can move people to laughter, to tears and most importantly, to action. Filmmakers are creating content to raise awareness about the ever-changing and diverse Latino experience, our actions for social good, and the importance of social justice. They’re one step ahead, using the digital space as their soap box. Let’s talk with panelists in the film and television industries who use social media to spark the flame that lights the fires in our hearts and in our communities!

Moderators
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Lisann Valentin

Co-Director, NYC Chapter, Latinos in Social Media [LATISM]
| Lisann Valentin, Co-Director LATISM New York is a professional actor, writer and lawyer who is passionate about using social media as an inspirational and functional tool to create opportunities for Latinos. | | Lisann has appeared in films, commercials, episodics and within new media. She is also the founder of the lifestyle blog Her Deep Thoughts  where she promotes wellness and motivates her readers to pursue their bliss... Read More →

Speakers
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Maria Agui Carter

Writer/Director, REBEL and Chair, National Association of Latino Independent Producers., Iguana Films
President, Iguana Filmsiguanafilms.comfacebook.com/rebel-documentary youtube.com/user/IguanaFilmsChannel/videos | María Agui Carter immigrated to the U.S. from Ecuador as a child, grew up an undocumented "Dreamer," and graduated from Harvard University. She produces films for PBS and Cable, specializing in visual arresting and complex storytelling as a writer, director and producer. She is an advocate for Latino and social issue filmmakers... Read More →
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Michael Cordero

Manager of EdTech and Media, Urban Arts Partnership
Michael Shawn Cordero is a creative agitator who believes in growing community first through education, social equity and culture. He has launched several successful arts, community and media based businesses. His motivation stems from the desire to facilitate economic and intellectual contributions for the youth and community around him. With a strong reputation for promoting social, political and cultural awareness in order to provoke change... Read More →
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Edwin Pagán

Edwin Pagán is a New York-based filmmaker, producer, photographer, cinematographer, screenwriter and cultural activist with over 25-years of hands-on experience in content creation, film production, design concurrence and branding, and social media manager in both the documentary and narrative film sectors. | His extensive experience with arts groups includes working at the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA), Association of Hispanic... Read More →


Saturday September 21, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
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