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JUNE 10, 2014 – PRES. OBAMA SIGNS BORINQUENEERS CGM BILL

On June 10, 2014, Pres. Obama signed Public Law No. 113-120, the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Bill (CGM), into law in the presence of eleven 65th Infantry veterans, politicians and others.  After a vigorous, national grassroots campaign by many organizations and individuals, H.R. 1726 was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on May...

APRIL 17, 2014 – Center for Digital Arts (Peekskill, NY)

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00pm, the Center for the Digital Arts of Westchester Community College will present Producer Noemi Figueroa Soulet in their Meet the Filmmaker Series.  A question-and-answer session will follow the screening of THE BORINQUENEERS with the filmmaker and 65th Infantry veteran, Juan O'Neill.  The Center is located at 27 North Division Street,...

Nov. 9, 2013 – CBIC Screening “Movies Under the Stars” of THE BORINQUENERS

The Community Business Initiative Council (CBIC) in collaboration with the Hispanic-American Professional and Business Women's Association (HAPBWA) and other community organizations present “Movies Under The Stars featuring a screening of THE BORINQUENEERS on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 6:00pm.  The free screening will take place at the 65th Infantry Park Bvl. and Royal Palm Drive in Kissimmee,...

PENTAGON CHANNEL BROADCAST OF THE BORINQUENEERS

THE BORINQUENEERS was broadcast from 2012 to 2014 on The Pentagon Channel as part of “The Best of the GI Film Festival,” which features films originally showcased during the festival.  The Pentagon Channel is broadcast to 34 million homes domestically via satellite and cable television and to all military bases worldwide.   The channel...

Awards & Honors

Award of Excellence– Accolade Competition, 2008 Award of Excellence– Insight Awards by National Association of Film & Digital Media Artists (NAFDMA), 2008 Award of Excellencefor Hector Elizondo –Voice-over Narration – Insight Awards by NAFDMA, 2008 Honorable Mention –Chris Awards, 2008 Nominee for Best Documentary for Television–Imagen Awards, 2008 Finalist- Outstanding Made-for-Television Documentary – ALMA Awards, 2008 Finalist–Estela Award–National Association...

ONE-HOUR VERSION NOW AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC SCREENINGS

In response to public demand, we are happy to report that we now have available a one-hour version of THE BORINQUENEERS which is appropriately suited for many organizations who would like to schedule screenings of the film but had time restraints. This shorter length is perfect for Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. If you...

PBS & ARMED FORCES NETWORK (AFN) BROADCASTS

PBS IS NO LONGER BROADCASTING THIS PROGRAM. The PBS Broadcast of the 1-hour version of THE BORINQUENEERS has been a great SUCCESS!  THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THE PROGRAM AND PLEDGING YOUR DONATIONS TO PBS. THE ARMED FORCES NETWORK (AFN) IS NO LONGER BROADCASTING THIS PROGRAM.  AFN aired THE BORINQUENEERS for five years to over 850,000 U.S. troops...