Events & Screenings - 2008

Various screenings and events that took place in 2008 in Puerto Rico, New Jersey, Arizona, North Carolina, California, Illinois, Texas, Washington, DC, Florida and Indiana.

Top Row (left to right): Robert Patten (Mayor of Hightstown), Nilda Garcia (Pres. of Latina Council) and Ed Mazzeo (Chief of Veteran Services for Mercer County), Noemi and Gerson Martinez, Community Activist.  Bottom row (L to R): 65th veterans Wendell Vega, Jaime Lopez, Eugenio Quevedo and Researcher Ernest Acosta.

Real to Reel International Film Festival (Shelby, NC) - July 24, 2008

"The Borinqueneers" wins Best Professional Documentary

The 23rd Annual Imagen Awards (Beverly Hills, CA) - August 21, 2008

"The Borinqueneers" is nominated for "Best Documentary for Television".

Left to right: Luis Cruz (Managing Dir. of Latino Public Broadcasting), Producer Laurie Coyle, Noemi, Producers Almudena Carraceda and Robert Bahar, Patricia Boero (Exec. Dir. of Latino Public Broadcasting).

Ray and Noemi Figueroa with Edward James Olmos.