New Hollywood Podcast: ‘Gentefied’s Marvin Lemus And Linda Yvette Chávez Talk Latinx Representation And How Netflix Series Reflects Their Own Lives
The journey for Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez‘s Netflix collection Gentefied began off as an internet collection that premiered at Sundance in 2017 that by no means noticed its time on the Web — not less than as an internet collection it didn’t. As an alternative, it premiered on the streaming big as a full-blown collection placing a highlight on the Latinx group and, because the title suggests, the recent matter of gentrification.
The collection, which is govt produced by America Ferrera and has Monica Macer (Queen Sugar, Nashville) as showrunner, is drenched in Latinx id because it options brown love, intersectionality, the significance of group and the nuanced arguments that include the subject of gentrification in addition to displaced communities.
Gentefied follows three cousins, Erik (J.J. Soria), Ana (Karrie Martin) and Chris (Carlos Santos) as they attempt to save their grandfather, Pop’s (Joaquín Cosío) Boyle Heights taco store because the Los Angeles panorama adjustments — for the great and the unhealthy — with the time. Lemus and Chavez stopped by the New Hollywood Podcast to debate their definition of gentrification, how the present displays their very own lives as first-gen Mexican People, the significance of genuine storytelling and a expertise they secretly want they’d. Take heed to the episode under.
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