Gina Rodriguez is FILLY BROWN, a young artist striving to find her voice and seize her dreams without compromise. Director, Producer, Writer Youssef Delara started out in the film industry as a Visual Effects Associate on the highly successful Paramount Television series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine where he moved up to Visual Effects Supervisor before going on to produce visual effects for Star Trek: Voyager as well as sequences for the popular Star Trek feature films Generations and Insurrection. In 2003, Mr. Delara devoted himself full time to his own projects.
Synopsis: With an incarcerated mother, and a father struggling to provide for his daughters, a record contract could be the ticket out for her family. But when a record producer offers Majo a crack at stardom, she is suddenly faced with losing who she is as an artist and the friends who helped her reach the cusp of success.
Filly Brown celebrates the power of music and family. Directed by Youssef Delara and Michael Olmos and fused with a fierce hip-hop score, and propelled by an exceptional cast that features Golden Globe® nominee Lou Diamond Phillips, Academy Award® nominee Edward James Olmos, legendary Latin music sensation Jenni Rivera in her final performance, Filly Brown heralds the arrival of Gina Rodriguez in the electrifying title role.
In theaters April 19, 2013
Youssef Delara‘s other film works include:
- English as a Second Language (ESL) – Winner – Best Feature Newport Beach, Boston Latino, Orlando Latino, Portland Pine and the Santa Film Festivals.
- Bedrooms premiered on the Showtime Network and released domestically and internationally in the fall 2011.
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