Thursday, May 18, 2006


Documentary Film Premiere

Terramax Entertainment, an independent film and television production company, in association with the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO) at Hunter College/CUNY are presenting the Premiere of the documentary film Politics Con Sabor, the film chronicles the history of the political empowerment of Hispanic in New York State from the early 1900’s to the present.
Writer/Producer/Director, Rafael J. Rivera-Viruet says…“the film is told in vignettes by over sixty former and present elected officials, community and business leaders; and contains candid interviews and footage that will surprise the audience.”
CENTRO sees the potential of the Hispanic voting block on a national level and wants to be part of a National Hispanic Agenda to establish a college level course to teach the importance of political empowerment in the United States.
The film will be shown in two parts:

Part I, takes place from 1898 through 1969 mostly in Brooklyn and Manhattan and will have its Premiere at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College on Lexington Avenue and 68th Street at 8:00PM on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Part II, takes place from 1970 to the present and will make its Premiere at Hostos Community College/CUNY on 149th Street and the Grand Concourse in the Bronx at 8:00 PM on Friday, May 26th.
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