On this special mini-episode of Movies Are Magic with Jennifer, author Luis I Reyes and I talk about his recent visit to Lone Pine Film Festival, his new book "Viva Hollywood," and his friendship with actor Jimmy Smits. Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept 15 to Oct 15 each year, and the 2022 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month was “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” Luis I. Reyes is a renowned scholar and author, and you can explore the rich history of the Latin and Hispanic community of Hollywood with his new book, new to the TCM Library. The book is titled “Viva Hollywood: The Legacy of Latin and Hispanic Artists in American Film.”
SPECIAL GUEST: Luis I. Reyes
Movies Are Magic with Jennifer host Jennifer Churchill also hosts Classic Films For Kids on The Film Detective. Check out her children's book Movies Are Magic: The Director’s Cut.