“La Mission” Screening at NMSU Corbett Center Auditorium

Sponsored by Chicano Programs and the Sexual Gender Diversity Resource Center at New Mexico State University, a screening of “La Mission” is scheduled for

  • Thursday, October 7, 2010, from 6:30 to 8 pm in the Corbett Center Auditorium, Las Cruces, NM.

For more information, contact Chicano Programs at NMSU at 575-646-4206.

NMSU Chicano Programs and SGDRC to show film in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

“La Mission” Film Showing

Free Screening of “La Mission” Tonight

Tonight, Wednesday, September 29, a free screening of “La Mission” is due at Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista, California.

It will be the last screening of San Diego Latino Film Festival and Otay Ranch Town Center’s 4th Annual Que Viva! Cine Latino Film Series of free movies and live entertainment.

Music by Todo Mundo and complimentary reception begins at 6:30 pm, outdoor free screening begins at 7:30 pm.

For details, visit the Otay Ranch Town Center web site (www.otayranchtowncenter.com) or the Media Arts Center San Diego’s San Diego Latino Film Festival web site (www.sdlatinofilm.com), or call the Media Arts Center San Diego at 619-230-1938.

“La Mission” on IndiWIRE’s 2010 Mid Year Report: Specialty Box Office On a Roll

“La Mission” earned a mention in IndiWIRE’s 2010 Mid Year Report: Specialty Box Office On a Roll and features on their chart of 2010’s thirty highest grossing specialty films that opened in limited release in 2010 as of June 29, 2010.

IndiWIRE: 2010 Mid Year Report: Specialty Box Office On a Roll

“Songs from La Mission” CD Release Party

A  “Songs from La Mission” CD Release Party is happening October 31, 2010, at Roccapulco Night Club in San Francisco’s Mission District, with a lowrider show, low and slow fashion show, and Dia de los muertos festival, and La Mission Band playing the songs from the movie live.

Every ticket (costing US$ 20) includes the La Mission CD.  Proceeds benefit The Chocolate Project.

Tickets are available at Latin Rock Inc. and Julio’s Records (2884 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110).

To read about The Chocolate Project, please go to


“Modern Family” Season 1 on DVD and Season 2 Premiere

The first season of “Modern Family” – Benjamin Bratt guest starred on episode 11, “Up All Night” – is released on Region 1 (US and Canada) DVD today, Tuesday, September 21, 2010, and on Region 2 (Europe) DVD on Monday, October 4, 2010. The DVD can be bought online from

  • Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble (Region 1),
  • Amazon.co.uk and Play.com (Region 2).

Fans of the series living in the USA can catch the Season 2 premiere of the series on ABC tomorrow, Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at 9/8c.

“Follow Me Home” Screening at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

I’d like to remind those living in in and around Indianapolis that “Follow Me Home” – directed by Peter Bratt and starring Benjamin Bratt and Jesse Borrego – will be screened at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on Friday, September 24, 2010, at 7 pm, with an introduction and Q&A with Peter Bratt and Jesse Borrego.

Follow Me Home With Filmmaker Peter Bratt

“La Mission”: the Movie and its Songs on iTunes Charts

A short note to say that”Songs from La Mission” music CD got in the Top 100 R&B and Top 75 Latin charts on iTunes, while “La Mission” the movie got intop 100 charts for movie rentals and downloads on iTune.

You can download “Songs from La Mission” from iTunes or Amazon.com or buy the actual CD from Round Wheeled Records. As for the movie “La Mission”, you can download it from iTunes or buy the actual DVD from Amazon.com or Screen Media Films.

The Art of TV on DVD: The Cleaner

CBS launched a new fall campaign, “The Art of TV on DVD”.

They’ve created a new website for their fall TV on DVD releases, where fans can preview DVD-exclusive special features from their recently released and upcoming titles including the final season of “The Cleaner”. The site has some great previews of features: fans of Benjamin Bratt and “The Cleaner” might be interested in checking out “Coming Clean” and “Warren Boyd: The Real Cleaner.”

The site is CBS: The Art of TV on DVD