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This edition: Julieta Venegas, M. Rondón y M. Ugás, Autismo, Lorena Borjas

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 18, 2015.

First aired: June 18, 2015.

Iniciamos este episodio con Julieta Venegas cuya exitosa carrera incluye siete discos y cinco Latin Grammy’s. Con esta compositora y cantante de pop-rock, nacida en California, conversamos sobre su disco “Los Momentos”.

Luego, Carmen Boullosa habla con las cineastas Mariana Rondón y Marité Ugás, quienes han creado películas de gran trascendencia en el cine latinoamericano. Ellas hablan de su exitosa colaboración cinematográfica y de “Pelo Malo”, su más reciente película.

Mas adelante, conoceremos desde la perspectiva de una madre, cómo llegar a entender y vivir el diagnóstico de un hijo con autismo; visitaremos la escuela pre-escolar Aim High y seremos testigos de la vida diaria de Simón y su familia.

Para finalizar, vamos a Queens a entrevistar a Lorena Borjas, creadora de la Fundación Lorena Borjas, dedicada a ayudar a la comunidad transgénero en la ciudad de Nueva York.
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We begin this episode with Julieta Venegas whose successful career includes seven records and five Latin Grammys. We'll speak with this songwriter and pop-rock singer, who was born in California, about her album Los Momentos.

Next, Carmen Boullosa speaks with filmmakers Mariana Rondón and Marité Ugás who have created films of great transcendence in Latin American cinema. They speak of their successful filmmaking collaboration and about Bad Hair, their most recent film.

Later, we will learn about one mother's perspective about how she has learned to understand and live with her son's autism diagnosis. We will witness Simon and his family's daily life.

Finally, we will travel to Queens, to interview Lorena Borjas, founder of the Lorena Borjas Foundation, who's mission is to help the transgender community in New York.

Guest List

Lorena Borjas Artista, Fundacion Lorna Borjas

Mariana Rondón Cineasta

Gisela Sanders-Alcantara Producer, Nueva York, CUNY TV

Marité Ugás Cineasta

Julieta Venegas Compositora y cantante

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