WHY HAS IT BEEN 8 YEARS IN THE MAKING?
Well it's been 8 years that we first started filming. Our first interview was Daniel, this was back in 2010 when he had just come out of a coma. However we had worked together before, Daniel, Richard, JG, the producer Heather and the director Louis.
WHEN WILL IT RELEASE AND THROUGH WHAT DISTRIBUTION METHOD?
Our release date is December 24, 2018. We are open to offers for distribution for ALL territories. Our main goal as any film is to be seen around the world and to stir emotions and inspire the watchers. Subscribe for up to date release information.
WHO IS THE DIRECTOR?
Louis was born in Hollywood, CA and was raised in the Silver Lake Hills of Los Angeles. He grew-up around the entertainment and fashion industry's. He formed Armenta Studios, a production company that creates content for entertainment. Louis has many strategic business ventures, www.armenx.com and is working on launching the Nuklyo Network. Both his wife and mother work in the entertainment industry. Louis a writer, producer and director. He loves being a husband, father and son. Learn more>>>
YOU HAVE BOOKS FOR SALE?
Yes. We have six books for sale at the moment, Make Believe, I Witness Testimony, Silver Celluloid and our children's collection, Kids Blocks. Along with our books we teamed up with Cholo Threads to bring you our documentary inspired apparel. You can also hear and purchase our lead single, Nailed To The Block. Subscribe to keep up to date on when and where we are releasing.
WHO IS RICHARD CABRAL?
Richard is a rehabilitated gang member from the middle-class area of Montebello, California. He grew up with a single mother that worked for the police department. His father left them when he was a child. His father moved to Texas, Richard would visit him along with his grandmother. He joined a tag banging crew in his teens and was incarcerated at an early age, for robbery and other crimes including attempted murder. Richard started working with Homeboy Industries where the opportunity presented itself to act and would eventually lead to a Emmy® Award nomination. He's now staring in Mayans M.C.® a Sons Of Anarchy® spin-off on FX®.
WHO IS DANIEL BARAJAS?
Daniel is a rehabilitated gang member. He comes from a hardworking Mexican-American family. The family owned a tortilla company and would later sell to a corporation. He was raised in Montebello, California and would become gang affiliated early in his teens. He's been shot and stabbed, has done jail time. His family has suffered tremendous loss. He's a proud grandson of a Mexican matador, bullfighter. He's now a motivational speaker to the youth. Still finds time to act, record and perform his music.
WHO IS JG GONZALEZ?
JG was born in South L.A. to a hardworking mother. His mother Araceli, while running her own business would take care of her mentally disabled son Israel, adopt her nephew and raise JG in the high crime areas of both East L.A. and Boyle Heights. JG's father would go onto start another family. JG would dropout of school but he had a love for music and with his mother and father's blessing he enrolled into music school, graduating with a degree in engineering. After graduating he would begin an internship with David Salas, son of co-founder Tierra. Soon after he opened his own recording studio where he works today.