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Events and screenings of THE BORINQUENEERS at Chicago, IL; Worcester, MA; Hartford, CT; Bronx and New York City, NY.
March 9, 2007 - Preview screening of our film at the National Assoc. of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) Conference in Newport Beach, California.
Producer Noemi and Editor Miguel Picker at the NALIP Conference.
May 29, 2007 - Jose Fajardo, President & CEO of WMFE, served as Host of the PBS Pledge Segments. taped in Orlando, Florida.
Roberto Rodriguez (of PBS National), Noemi and Jose Fajardo during PBS Pledge Break taping at WMFE (Orlando, FL).
Producer Noemi Figueroa Soulet stands in front of the Borinqueneers logo on the WMFE set.
July 7, 2007 - Noemi (center) at the Fiesta del Rio Festival with the Hispanic-American Veterans of Connecticut, Inc.in Hartford, CT.
Borinqueneers Motorcycle Club of Hartford, CT during the Fiesta del Rio celebration July 7, 2007.
Luis Caban awards Noemi the Key to the City of Hartford, Connecticut from Mayor Eddie Perez' Office.
July 10, 2007 - Jorge Ramos (Telemundo Anchor) interviews Noemi and 65th veterans Jaime Lopez and Eugenio Quevedo in their New Jersey studio.
July 28, 2007 - Jorge Felix, IPRAC program director and curator of the Puerto Rican Film Series. Our film was selected to be screened in Chicago, IL.
The screening took place outdoors at Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL.
Audience members find a spot for the outdoor screening.
Noemi and her second cousin who lives in Chicago.
Large, inflatable screen for the viewing.
August 1, 2007 - Film screening sponsored by Clark University and the Committee of the Korean War Memorial of Central Massachusetts in Worcester, MA.
The color guard presents and the National Anthem is sung.
Juan Cruz, Master of Ceremonies, sings the Puerto Rican National Anthem.
Col. Gilberto Villahermosa (left), on-camera historian in the film and Military Advisor attended.
65th veteran SFC Luis A. Colon (Ret.).
Producers Raquel Ortiz and Patricia Garcia-Rios.
August 3, 2007 - Hartford, CT Screening - L to R: Col. Gilberto Villahermosa, Inspector General of Massachusetts National Guard (and also appears in film), Producers Noemi & Raquel Ortiz.
Major Lesbia I. Nieves, CTNG presents Freedom Team Salute Commendations to 65th Retirees (L to R): SSG Luis R. Centeno, SSG Jose G. Pickard, SSG Jose Del Carmen Rivera Villarreal and SSG Dolores H. Nieves.
The question-and-answer session with Col. Gilberto Villahermosa, Noemi, Co-Producer Raquel Ortiz and 65th veteran Jose Pickard.
Taping a promo announcement for the PBS broadcast of our film at WEDU, the Tampa PBS station.
August 24, 2007 - Bronx, NY film screening sponsored by H.O.G.A.R., Inc. at Hostos Center Theater.
L to R: Unidentified, 65th Veterans Jaime Lopez, Tomas Lopez, Israel Montalvo.
Noris Colon, Dir. of H.O.G.A.R. (Sponsor of event) and Federico Perez, Director of Special Affairs in Congressman Jose Serrano's office.
Q&A Session, L to R: 65th Veterans Eugenio Quevedo, Israel Montalvo and Jaime Lopez with Producer Raquel Ortiz.
L to R: Federico Perez, 65th Vets Ralph Gil de Rubio, Jaime Lopez, Eugenio Quevedo, Israel Montalvo, Unidentified, Tomas Lopez, Noemi and Noris Colon.
After the screening,the El Pozo Productions Team celebrates with dinner.
August 29, 2007 - Noemi's interview at PBS' station V-ME in NYC.
August 29, 2007 - NBC Visiones interview with host Linda Baquero in NYC.
Associate Producer William Cruz, NBC Visiones reporter Linda Baquero and Noemi Figueroa.
Film screening at Trinity College (Hartford, CT). Photo shows the students and faculty.
Producers Raquel Ortiz & Noemi Figueroa at Trinity College participate in a Q&A session.