Copies of THE BRONZE SCREEN: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood Cinema
Will Be Provided Free to Educators Courtesy of Farmers Insurance Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity What: Over 1 million students across California will learn about Latino contributions to Hollywood cinema thanks to Farmers Insurance. In partnership with local school districts and educator organizations across the state, Farmers will provide teachers with 10,000 copies of the highly-acclaimed documentary, The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood. The free copies will be available in DVD or VHS formats. Teachers will also be able to receive a free companion teaching guide that includes lessons plans applicable across academic subjects and grade levels. Farmers will also host an Historia (or Story) competition that invites students in grades 6-12 to tell a story about a person, place or event that is important to them. Entries will be accepted as either written compositions or finished videos. Who: Jose Huizar, LAUSD Board President Antonio Villaraigosa, LA City Councilmember Victoria Castro, Hollenbeck Middle School Principal Nancy de los Santos, Producer of THE BRONZE SCREEN Tony Plana, Actor and one of THE BRONZE SCREEN featured artists Jeff Beyer, Sr. Vice President, Farmers Insurance When: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 9:00am Where: Hollenbeck Middle School - Library 2510 E. 6th Street East Los Angeles Why: Farmers Insurance, a strong supporter of the arts, diversity and education, is the exclusive corporate sponsor of the film. Farmers has been honored for several of its education initiatives, including Young Americanos and American Promise.
SOURCE: Farmers Insurance
CONTACT: Luisa Acosta-Franco, +1-323-932-3083, or Luis Sahagun,
+1-323-691-6300, both of Farmers Insurance