ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A major grant will help boost film programming at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The foundation was recently awarded $50,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
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Officials say the money will go towards the costs of presenting films during the Community Film series highlighting Hispanic and Latinx directors and actors. In a news release, according to a recent report by the University of Southern California Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, Hispanic and Latinx actors made up only 4.9% of speaking characters in 1,300 popular films released 2007-2019.
For more information, visit media.nmculture.org/release/1352/national-hispanic-cu.