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Variety’s 10 Latinxs To Watch


Miami Film Festival, Variety’s official partner for its annual 10 Latinxs To Watch list, will host a virtual panel with some of the 2020 selected rising talents in the world of film, television and music. The event, rescheduled from the March festival, will premiere as part of the Miami Film Festival GEMS event on Friday, October 9 at 12 noon. Festival director Jaie Laplante will introduce moderator and Variety senior editor Malina Saval, with participants to be announced.

This year’s honorees are Melissa Barrera (actor, “Vida,” “In the Heights”); Angel Bismark Curiel (actor “Pose,” “Critical Thinking”); Julissa Calderon (actor, “Gentefied”); Carolina Costa (cinematographer, “Hala,” Workforce”); Mariana di Girolamo (actor, “EMA”); Gonzalo Maza (director, “This is Cristina”); Cesar Mazariegos (writer, “High & Mighty,” “The Simpsons”); Camila Mendes (actor, “Riverdale”); Tainy (music producer, Bad Bunny’s “X 100pre”); and artist-singer-dancer Chesca.

Event Dates

October 9, 2020 to October 9, 2020 12pm ET

Virtual Panel

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