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What is the essence of a Latina? How do find it? How do you extract it or study it? The complexity of being a Latina ranges from place of birth to skin color to career choice. Yet there is something distinct—the way they communicate, their intrinsic strength, wit that seems genetically handed down from generation to generation, even a sense of humor—that makes a woman not just any woman, but a Latina. HBO Latino’s Habla Women brings together a mosaic cast of Latinas who share their personal narratives with such intimacy and candor that viewers are left with no choice but to respond with tears—tears of laughter, tears of nostalgia, tears of sorrow…but tears nonetheless.
With a cast list like this—Vanessa Del Rio @vanessadelrio (former porn star…you know her!), Adriana Ocampo (planetary geologist for @NASA), Marlen Esparza @Marlen112Boxing (Olympic Boxer), Denise Bidot @DeniseBidot (plus-size model), Gina Rodriguez @HereIsGina (actress), Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja” @LaBrujaNYC (poet and activist), Daisy Martinez @La_Daisy (chef), Rossana Rosado (publisher and CEO), Rosemary Almonte (comedian), Cecilia Gaston (violence intervention executive director), Kadine Anckle (producer), Peggy Robles @Robleswrites (teacher and writer) and more—get ready to be rocked.
Habla Women premieres April 18 at 8 pm/7c on HBO Latino.