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Robert Rodriguez Discusses Future of Latino Images in Film and Media on May 2

Robert Rodriguez Talk

“The Future of Latino Images in Film and Media”

Director-producer-screenwriter-musician Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete) joins Professor Charles Ramírez Berg (Radio-Television-Film) to discuss Rodriguez’s vision for the future of Latino images in film and media, and how Rodriguez plans to make this vision a reality with his new Latino-themed cable channel, EL REY, which begins broadcasting in 2013.

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Time: 5 to 6:30 PM
Place: Burdine 106

/>Sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Department of Radio-Television-Film.

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez visits Charles Ramirez Berg’s “Latino Images in Film”

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez visited Charles Ramirez Berg’s “Latino Images in Film” class and spoke about his days as a Radio-TV-Film student at The University of Texas at Austin, his film career and his next film, which starts production next week.

Background: Best known for the films “El Mariachi,” “Desperado,” “Sin City” and “Grindhouse,” Robert Rodriguez studied filmmaking in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at The University of Texas at Austin.

This event was co-sponsored by The Department of Radio-TV-Film, The Latino Media Studies Program of the College of Communication, The Center for Mexican American Studies and The College of Communication.