“Mentors and Movie Stars”. Interview with Angel Lady director Edgar Pablos Part 2

ANGEL LADY director Edgar Pablos tells great stories about the directors and the movie stars who impacted his career. Joe Dante, Mike Figgis, Jamie Blanks, Antoine Fuqua. Actors James Earl Jones, James  Coburn, Selma Hayek, Jared Lehto. 60 min.

Edgar comes from the U.S./Mexico borderlands of El Paso, Texas. Born to a Spanish-speaking family, he not only learned to speak English watching American movies but also to assimilate and understand the world through storytelling.

He made his short film directorial debut with his magical realist western, Agua Dulce, which won several awards nationally and internationally, including Jury Prize/Best Short Film at the Ajijic International Film Festival in Mexico, Silver Award at the Houston International Film Festival, and Finalist at the 33rd Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas, Texas. Agua Dulce was the Featured Short Film at the Hispanic Cultural Center Inauguration Ceremonies in Albuquerque, NM, and was an Official Selection at several more U.S. film festivals, including New York, Chicago, Santa Monica and Santa Fe.

With writing and producing partner Judith Cummings, Pablos formed Tribesmen Pictures, a production company where he directs, writes, edits, and produces in multiple formats including: documentaries, commercials, PSAs, and educational programming. Clients include: Time Warner Cable, USC Latino Alumni Association, Charming Asia Tours, SABEResPODER, TELACU, California State University, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, AECOM, and MALDEF, the nation’s leading Latino civil rights organization.


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