Obviously I’ve represented the Latino community since “La Bamba” and “Stand and Deliver.” Now once again with “Created Equal” and “The 33.” I take that responsibility very seriously and I applaud the fact that the conversation has grown more pointed in the last few years because the status quo has not addressed it," said Phillips.“I remember when we did “La Bamba” and “Stand and Deliver,” and people were throwing their hands in the air and applauding the new Latino wave of filmmaking, but it never turned into a constant tide. And it comes and goes every few years,” Phillips said.In the years Hernandez has worked on both the award show and the foundation, her focus has been on the day, she says, when Imagen won’t be necessary.
Thanks for honoring our family y nuestra gente, always,” Lin-Manuel posted on his Twitter, after the event.
Hernandez, along with acclaimed industry veteran and show creator Norman Lear, first started the Imagen Awards in 1985.“It was a luncheon.
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Rita Moreno, at center, Norman Lear to her left, showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett, in black and actress Justina Machado, all part of the winning show "One Day At a Time" at the Imagen Awards, Aug. Best Actor-TV award was given to Guillermo Diaz, for his role on “Scandal,” and Best Supporting Actor-TV went to Peter Gadiot, for “Queen of The South.”“Queen of the South,” took home Best Primetime TV program.