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Latinx Representation in Film

Gregory Nava

Gregory Nava delves deep into his artistic influences and journey as a storyteller. He details the importance of going beyond inclusivity to truly tell the Latino story. He also shares unique insight into the making of his National Film Registry nominated films.

About Gregory Nava

Gregory Nava is a Mexican-American film director, writer, and producer from San Diego, California. His filmmaking career has highlighted the narratives and perspectives of the Latino community. Mr. Nava’s directorial works include the 1983 film "El Norte" and 1997 film "Selena," which were both inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry. These films were deemed historically, culturally and aesthetically important to our American film history.