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Latinos in 60 Seconds

Latinos in 60 Seconds
In 2001, Latino Public Broadcasting offered a call for emerging producers to create one-minute interstitials that showcased the Latino community. Ten projects were selected ranging from animation to biographies. The projects portray such themes as the lack of Latinos in popular culture, Latino inspired art and family interaction.

Latest Episodes

Seranade Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246811998/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch a playful look at the traditional serenata, where a man brings music to his beloved's window to show his love and admiration. The viewer doesn't realize that the serenade is happening in modern times, in a cosmopolitan city, where the lady of this man's desires looks down from her window on... /episodes/get/1606 /episode/1606 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Seranade /episode-player/1606
Fear of a Latin Planet Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246563580/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Two performance artists deliver a searing critique of Latino media imagery by reciting a litany of stereotypes in spoken-word poetry. Produced by Bernardo Ruiz. /episodes/get/1600 /episode/1600 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Fear of a Latin Planet /episode-player/1600
The Director Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246880174/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow the success stories of four women who were once teen mothers, including the videos producer/director, Dora Pena. It encourages young women to not give up on their dreams. Produced by Dora Pena. /episodes/get/1607 /episode/1607 Latinos in 60 Seconds: The Director /episode-player/1607
Grandma's Hip Hop Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246806834/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by... /episodes/get/1601 /episode/1601 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Grandma's Hip Hop /episode-player/1601
Woman With Earrings Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246883027/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez. /episodes/get/1608 /episode/1608 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Woman With Earrings /episode-player/1608
Is My Neighbor Latino? Air date: 09-09-2001 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246542442/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A person wonders if their new neighbor may be Latino, because the neighbor does not fit the common stereotype. He asks a popular newscaster, and she goes out to investigate what signs demonstrate the Latinness of this person. Produced by Jorge A. Aguirre. /episodes/get/1602 /episode/1602 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Is My Neighbor Latino? /episode-player/1602
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Episode Archive

Seranade
Watch a playful look at the traditional serenata, where a man brings music to his beloved's window to show his love and admiration. The viewer doesn't realize that the serenade is happening in modern times, in a cosmopolitan city, where the lady of this man's desires looks down from her window on...
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246811998/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Watch a playful look at the traditional serenata, where a man brings music to his beloved's window to show his love and admiration. The viewer doesn't realize that the serenade is happening in modern times, in a cosmopolitan city, where the lady of this man's desires looks down from her window on... /episodes/get/1606 /episode/1606 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Seranade /episode-player/1606
Fear of a Latin Planet
Two performance artists deliver a searing critique of Latino media imagery by reciting a litany of stereotypes in spoken-word poetry. Produced by Bernardo Ruiz.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246563580/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Two performance artists deliver a searing critique of Latino media imagery by reciting a litany of stereotypes in spoken-word poetry. Produced by Bernardo Ruiz. /episodes/get/1600 /episode/1600 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Fear of a Latin Planet /episode-player/1600
The Director
Follow the success stories of four women who were once teen mothers, including the videos producer/director, Dora Pena. It encourages young women to not give up on their dreams. Produced by Dora Pena.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246880174/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow the success stories of four women who were once teen mothers, including the videos producer/director, Dora Pena. It encourages young women to not give up on their dreams. Produced by Dora Pena. /episodes/get/1607 /episode/1607 Latinos in 60 Seconds: The Director /episode-player/1607
Grandma's Hip Hop
A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by...
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246806834/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A character driven story about a grandmother who is losing her hearing, but as she cooks salsa, she begins to imagine the sounds around her become a song. Grandma builds a youthful energetic melody with each click of the fork or sizzle from her grill building up to a climactic clang. Produced by... /episodes/get/1601 /episode/1601 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Grandma's Hip Hop /episode-player/1601
Woman With Earrings
Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez.
Air date: 09/09/2001
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1246883027/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Woman With Earrings highlights the work of Latino choreographer Francisco Martinez. It's a 60-second adaptation from his 2000, Horton Award-winning piece, Miniatures. Produced by Rachel M. Perez. /episodes/get/1608 /episode/1608 Latinos in 60 Seconds: Woman With Earrings /episode-player/1608
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