HBO Max Pa’lante! Celebrates Latin Heritage Month 2021

LATINE COMMUNITYBy 2022-04-11T14:39:31-04:00September 15th, 2021|

HBO Max has crafted a month-long program of events in celebration Latin Heritage Month. Programming throughout the month includes a free closing night event at the New York Latino Film Festival, a panel at the Latin Billboard Conference, a Pa’lante! pop-up event in Los Angeles, and more.

Pa’lante! was founded on the vision of empowerment, resilience, and hope. With those core values, HBO Max will approach Latin Heritage month with a message of unity and forward momentum: Moving Pa’Lante, together. Below is a snapshot of how HBO Max will commemorate the month.

Programming Highlights

Sept. 18th → Moving Pa’lante @ NY Latino Film Festival (NYC)

HBO Max Pa’lante! will close out the summer at NYLFF and salute la cultura with live music performances, food, games and an evening that will have you Moving Pa’lante!

Sept. 21st → Moving Our Music Pa’lante: How HBO Max is Taking Sound to Screen (Billboard Latin Music Week – Miami)

Go beyond music sales and take music storytelling to another level while moving “la cultura Pa’lante.” Join HBO Max executives Jessica Vargas and Leslie Cohen and artist Farruko, and Loud and Live producer Edgar Martinez, as they delve into how HBO Max creates and markets its slate of acquired Latin music films and documentaries, sharing their creative process and the strategies they use to deliver compelling content that resonates with fans across the US and Latin America.

Sept. 24th – 26th Pa’lante! Virtual Concert Watch Parties

Ada Rojas from Vecina Couture and influencers will host virtual watch parties in partnership with Pa’lante! to promote concert specials on the

Oct. 12th – Pa’lante! Pop Up: Pa’lante! University (LA)

Coming in October: This IRL activation, which stands for inclusivity, celebrates LHM and honors the work that HBO Max Pa’lante continues to do to uplift, celebrate, and educate the Latinx community and culture. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks.

Moving Pa’lante Spotlight 

Beginning September 15, the streaming platform will honor Latin Heritage Month 2021 with the launch ofthe Moving Pa’lante spotlight page on the HBO Max app. This spotlight will showcase a collection of programming, featuring compelling films, music specials, documentaries, and original programming that celebrates Latino experiences. Titles include Selena, City of God, Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Los Espookys.

Below you will find a list of curations that will be included on the Moving Pa’lante! spotlight page in the HBO Max app:

For the Love of Música

Unforgettable espectáculos, plus more stories from our comunidad.

  • A Tiny Audience (HBO)
  • Carlos Santana de Corazón Live From Mexico Live It To Believe It
  • Diego Torres Sinfonico (HBO)
  • En Letra de Otro: Farruko (HBO)
  • En Letra de Otro: Gente de Zona (HBO)
  • En Letra de Otro: Pedro Capo (HBO)
  • Farruko: En Letra de Otro (HBO)
  • Gente De Zona: En Letre de Otro (HBO)
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa, 40… y Contando (HBO)
  • Havana Street Party Presents Beatriz Luengo (HBO)
  • Havana Street Party Presents Orishas (HBO)
  • Juan Luis Guerra 4.40: Entre Mar y Palmeras (HBO)
  • Piano y Mujer (HBO)
  • Poet of Havana (HBO)
  • Reik: En Vivo Desde el Auditorio Nacional (HBO)
  • Romeo Santos: King Stays King: Live at Madison Square Garden (2013) (HBO)
  • Romeo Santos: Utopia LIVE from METLife Stadium
  • Shakira in Concert: El Dorado World Tour (HBO)
  • Thalia Viva Tour En Vivo (HBO)
  • Yandel: Legacy, De Lider A La Leyenda (HBO)

Critically Acclaimed

Award-winning film and television, plus more stories from our comunidad.

  • Buena Vista Social Club
  • El Jardin de Bronce (HBO)
  • El Negocio (HBO)
  • En Letra de Otro: Pedro Capo (HBO)
  • Fandango at the Wall (HBO)
  • Frida (HBO)
  • En Letra de Otro: Gente de Zona (HBO)
  • Guerras Ajenas (HBO)
  • Heroes Cotidianos (HBO)
  • Hormigas (HBO)
  • La Ciénaga
  • La Odisea de los Giles (HBO)
  • La Vida Secreta de La Parejas (HBO)
  • Like Water for Chocolate
  • Los Lobos (HBO)
  • The Official Story
  • Once Upon a Time In Mexico
  • Pedro Capo: En Letra de Otro (HBO)
  • Santos Dumont (HBO)
  • Avila (HBO)
  • The Sentence (HBO)
  • Which Way Home (HBO)

Somos Directors

Can’t-miss work behind the camera, plus more stories from our comunidad.

  • ¡Ánimo Juventud!
  • ¡Come!
  • 1, 2, 3 All Eyes on Me (2020 Latinx Short Film Competition Winner)
  • A Little Princess
  • Blade II
  • Cesar Chavez (HBO)
  • Charm City Kings
  • Cronos
  • Desperado
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Her Body (HBO)
  • It (2017)
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
  • Pepito (2020 Latinx Short Film Competition Winner)
  • Princess Cut (2020 Latinx Short Film Competition Winner)
  • Real Women Have Curves (HBO)
  • The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl
  • What Bitch? (HBO)

Especiales de Stand Up

  • Entre Nos (HBO)
  • Erik RIvera: Super white (HBO)
  • Frankie Quiñones: Superhomies (HBO)
  • George Lopez: America’s Mexican (HBO)
  • George Lopez: It’s Not You (HBO)
  • George Lopez: Tall, Dark & Chicano (HBO)
  • George Lopez: The Wall – Live From Washington, C. (HBO)
  • Gina Brillon: Easily Offended (HBO)
  • HA Festival: The Art of Comedy
  • Jerry Garcia: It’s Not My Weekend (HBO)
  • My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres (HBO)
  • Orlando Leyba: Adorable (HBO)
  • Shayla Rivera: It’s Not Rocket Science (HBO)

Moving Pa’lante Together

Changing the narrative for our comunidad.

  • A La Calle
  • A Tiny Audience (S1 + 2) (HBO)
  • Amaraica (HBO)
  • City of God
  • Desperado
  • El Cuartito (9.17) (HBO)
  • El Ultimo Balsero (HBO)
  • Entre Nos (Comedy Specials) (HBO)
  • Frida (HBO)
  • From Dusk Til Dawn (9.30)
  • Generation
  • Gossip Girl (New)
  • Half Brothers (HBO)
  • Hotel Coppelia (HBO)
  • Huracan (HBO)
  • Isabel
  • La Bamba
  • Like Water For Chocolate
  • Lo Que Siento Por Ti (HBO)
  • Los Espookys (HBO)
  • Lupe (HBO)
  • Maria Full of Grace (HBO)
  • No Sudden Move
  • Real Women Have Curves (HBO)
  • Reefa (HBO)
  • Rent (HBO)
  • Romeo Santos: King of Bachata
  • Selena
  • Selena + Chef

About HBO Max Pa’lante!

HBO Max Pa’lante! is a social-first audience initiative breaking down barriers for new voices and driving awareness to culturally relevant programming across HBO Max for Latinx audiences. Founded on the visionof empowerment, resilience, and hope, Pa’lante! (Forward) is a celebration of the ambicultural movement that elevates Latinx stories and voices from across HBO Max.

HBO Max Pa’lante Art Direction by Sergio Fermin

Pa’lante Illustrations by Katty Huertas