The Illinois Film Office and OMEE will join filmmaker Erika Valenciana, filmmaker Christian Mejía, and Latino Film Festival Pepe Vargas for a talk about the importance of racial equity in film. The panel will be moderated by Film programmer Raul Benitez.
The State of Illinois has planned a series of events in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month, beginning September 15 and running through October 15. Events will be offered in Spanish and English, and include topics such as accessing capital, branding, grants application, and special panels with subject matter experts in the industries of film, manufacturing and government contracting.
Events for businesses free to join. More information on how to register is found below, or on DCEO’s Office of Minority Economic Empowerment website.