Los Angeles, CA – Latino Media Visions hosted the premiere screening ofÂ ‘Strike One’ starring Danny Trejo (Machete) and Johnny Ortiz (American Crime, McFarland, USA) which took place at the Egyptian Theatre inÂ Hollywood.Â The event kicked off with a red carpet that included some of the stars from the film and latinos from within the media fields who supported Latino Media Visions.
Latino Media Visions is a non-profit organization that has multiple platforms toÂ inform, educate, connect, and empower latinos in entertainment by providing themÂ with tools and resources. This organization offers seminars for independentÂ producers, showcases Latino content, and gives the community an opportunity toÂ network. It also promotes and inspires Latinos to continue to grow as creatorsÂ across media.
The film ‘Strike One’ was shot in Boyle Heights that predominately has Latino andÂ was chosen because of the story it tells.Â This film is a perfect example of whatÂ Latino Media Visions wants to focus on and how well it carries a message. ‘StrikeÂ One’ allows Latinos to speak up because they are a group of people who get ignored.Â When interviewing the characters in the film, they told their story and how theyÂ were able to relate to their character. It was an honor for them to attend the eventÂ and to be a part of something that encourages young latinos to strive for the goalsÂ that they want to achieve.
Latino Media Visions will expand its geographical reach as it continues to grow.
Interview with ‘Strike One’ Star Johnny Ortiz:
For additional interviews please visit the M.U.S.E. YouTube Channel here.