Bridging the Cultural Uncanny Alley: Image and Story in the 21st Century

When: Thu., Oct. 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2021

San Antonio native Jesse Borrego, one of four Latino actors recently invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will share his perspective on cultural identity and image, especially as it pertains to the trillion dollar entertainment industry, consumerism, and ultimately, our American cultural identity. As a veteran of stage, screen and television, Borrego has a unique understanding of the challenges of a Chicano actor. Exploring the highlights of his professional career, he identifies certain milestones in our shared cultural evolution and the potential empowerment of the cultural narrative in our digital information age.

Price: Free