June 8, 2020
Today's Fam Share is Paloma Valenzula's coverage of the Black Lives Matter Protest on May 31st. Valenzula is Boston native and an accomplished Dominican-American writer, director and actress. As of late, mainstream media coverage has been disheartening and frustrating to say the least, so Brain Arts is happy to share this powerful video from an independent voice.
Filmed and edited by Valenzula herself, the video documents protesters marching from Nubian Square to the State House. Valenzula captions her video saying:
In the description of her video, Valenzula provides the following resources to donate to bail funds, Black Lives Matter, and other organizations working in the fight for justice:
One La Gringa Loca Productions project, The Pineapple Diaries, has received the recognition from several international Film Festivals. The Pineapple Diaries is a comedic web series following the lives of three best friends and their neighbor living in predominantly Dominican neighborhood of Jamaica Plain. All episodes of Seasons 1, 2, and 3 are currently available on YouTube.
Her most recent endevor is “A Show with La Gringa Loca” is an ongoing project airing on Youtube. “A Show with La Gringa Loca” is, "a homemade variety show created and produced by Paloma Valenzuela of La Gringa Loca Productions. It is in collaboration with friends and family, including performances, games, interviews, informational tutorials, segments and skits."
The cover photo for this article was originally posted on La Gringa Loca Productions' website