Author: borinqueneer

JANUARY, 2010 – PUERTO RICAN PANORAMA SHOW AIRINGS

Noemí Figueroa Soulet, producer of “The Borinqueneers”—a documentary about the legendary 65th Infantry Regiment of Puerto Rico—will be the prime guest on the next Puerto Rican Panorama.  Besides discussing the film, she will share information about an upcoming initiative intended to honor the historic military unit. Also appearing on the panel with Mrs. Figueroa...

OCTOBER 15th – SCREENING IN COLUMBUS, OHIO

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Nationwide Insurance is sponsoring a presentation of THE BORINQUENEERS at the Arena Grand Theater, 175 W Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215-2581 (614) 469-5000 (http://www.arenagrand.com/) on Thursday,October 15th, 2009. There will be a Nationwide Blue Carpet Entry beginning at 6:00 pm and the film will start promptly at 6:30 pm. Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa...

OCTOBER 4th – NY’S INSTITUTE OF PUERTO RICO HONORS NOEMI FIGUEROA SOULET

Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet, along with others, was an honoree of this year’s Institute of Puerto Rico cultural awards in New York City. The Institute recognizes and rewards, through an annual cultural ceremony, prominent people in the community. Among the honorees have been José Ferrer, Lucy Boscana, His Eminence Bishop Roberto O. Gonzalez, Raul Juliá, Rita Moreno, Pablo...

OCTOBER 2nd SCREENING AT THE YONKERS RIVERFRONT LIBRARY

THE BORINQUENEERS will be presented at the Yonkers Hispanic Culture Weekend in New York.  The event will take place on Friday, October 2, 2009 at the Yonkers Riverfront Library at One Larkin Center in downtown Yonkers, New York opposite the Metro-North Train Station.  It is open to the public and free of charge.  There will be...

Past Presentations

Past presentations have taken place at: July 13, 2007 Newark Museum World Premiere (Newark, NJ) July 28, 2007 Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture’s – The Puerto Rican Outdoor Film Festival (Chicago, IL) August 1, 2007 Clark University and the Committee of the Korean War Memorial of Central Massachusetts (Worcester, MA) August 3, 2007 Hispanic Professional Network and the Hispanic Veterans...

SEPTEMBER 27th RE-BROADCAST ON THE ARMED FORCES NETWORK

For the enjoyment of our U.S. troops overseas, THE BORINQUENEERS will be presented on the Armed Forces Network (AFN) on September 27th. To find out the exact time it will be shown for your time zone, visit their website at Armed Forces Network Schedule Search and type in “The Borinqueneers” in the search field and select...

SEPTEMBER 24TH – SCREENING AT YALE UNIVERSITY

THE BORINQUENEERS will be presented at Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University in honor of Hispanic Heritage month on September 24th from 4:00 to 7:00pm. The Peabody Museum is located in the Science Hill section of the Yale campus, at Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Filmmaker Noemi Figueroa Soulet will be...

THE BORINQUENEERS WINS TWO 2008 INSIGHT AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

El Pozo Productions received a 2008 Insight Award of Excellence by the National Association of Film and Digital Media Artists (NAFDMA) for its independent documentary film "The Borinqueneers" which showcases the history of the all-Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment.  A second Award of Excellence was also bestowed upon the acclaimed-actor, Hector Elizondo, for his outstanding voice-over work on...

HONORABLE MENTION BY THE CHRIS AWARDS

The Film Council of Greater Columbus takes pleasure in notifying you that your entries in the 56th Columbus International Film + Video Festival, also known as The Chris Awards, have won the following awards: The Borinqueneers Honorable Mention (5 out of 7 rating points) The Chris Statuettes, Bronze Plaque, and Honorable Mention awards will be presented...