Uploaded on Jun 21, 2011
"Homeboy" examines the lives of several gay Latino men living in and around Los Angeles who are former gang members.
Ranging in age from early-20's to mid-40's, most of these men entered gangs while in their early teenage years. This is a story of their individual journeys.
Includes an interview with Luis J. Rodriguez, poet, activist and author of the bestselling memoir, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in LA.
Running Time: 56:00
SCREENING DATES TBD
Director and Producer : Dino Dinco
Associate Producer: Raquel Gutierrez
Editor: Nick Oceano
Original Music: El-Haru Kuroi
Title Art: Rafael Esparza
Illustrations: Hector Silva / www.artbyhector.com
Audio Sweetening / Trailer Editor: AlphaDogs, Burbank
In memory of: Marco Araujo (1974 - 2008), Robert Jaramillo (1974 - 2007) and Enrique Nunez (1967 - 2002).
"Homeboy" is supported in part by the Ford Foundation through a grant from the NALAC Fund for the Arts. Additional funding was supplied from The Durfee Foundation (Santa Monica, CA) and through the generosity of friends.
"Homeboy" is not affiliated with Homeboy Industries, its services or products.
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