Fuego a play by playwright Juan Shamsul Alam will be presented along with EXTREMES at LA TEA theatre…..
Fuego is the story of a family trying to put all the loose ends together by dealing with a son who is Bipolar and radical.
EXTREMES, is the story of a married couple who after so many years together live a contrast life.. Alam is a brilliant playwright who always delivers the massage and you leave the theater entertained..
Said the News…..
Ana Reynoso a rising Star from Santo Domingo is Fantastic in both plays And so is Angel Caban, Boricua actor in the roles of Fuego and Fred in Extremes…
Look out for Juan Shamsul’s Alam’s films on Youtube.com once upon a time en el barrio, The Familia and The Sunshines on the other side of the street with Tito Puente Jr, Santo Alam and Cris Rosa
From: “The Familia”
Date: Jan 29, 2009 10:41 PM
Casting Notice: Open call for: Taino Rosa Productions.
(For February 7, Saturday…12-5)
We will be casting many roles for the feature film “The Familia” (The Rise of Don Pedro). A Latino Mob/Love Story, starring Emilio Rosa , Tito Puente Jr., Santo Alam and many others .Open call for all types, especially Latino’s/Italian’s. Written and Directed by Emilio Rosa, Juan Shamsul Alam. Executive Producer, Marty Gross. Union/Non Union film to be filmed on Long Island must be willing to work for deferred payment. Those who have worked with us in the past, do not need to come down, we have you on file already. Must be available in May, for three weeks.
The Familia has already created a buzz for itself with a preliminary film trailer made to gage general interest level. This trailer started in New York City and has garnered inquiries from as far north as Canada and as far south as Columbia, South America. This pre-advertising has set the slate for a successful debut and international demand. In addition to the word of mouth already created by the trailer, the movie will be promoted on multiple Latino websites, radio and TV interviews. This film needs to be made because of the demand for Latino product and will be the first in the same caliber as “Scarface” The Godfather” with a real Puerto Rican flavor.
Bring pictures and resume
Call time is 12:00 sharp till 5:00 pm, February 7th (Saturday)
New York Screenings Village East Cinemas
181 2nd Ave at 12th St.
New York City
You can order tickets ($12.00) at nyfilmvideo.com.
This Brother has two films in this festival.
“Once Upon a Time En El Barrio” (37 minutes)
Saturday, July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Director and Writer Juan Shamsul Alam
The story revolves around Lolita Lebron, A Nationalist Puerto Rican who with five men went to Washington DC. And shot up the house of congress in March of 1954.
Actors: Angel Caban, Ana Reynos and Emilio Rosa.
Co-Stars: Anibal O’lleras, Angel Ramirez Jr., Santo Alam, Dania Brache, Eddie Rivera and Angelino Rodriguez
“Purple Paradise” (78 minutes)
Tuesday, July 24 @ 4:00 pm.
Writer Juan Shamsul Alam/R. Bobby Persad
A Man escapes from Prison and ends up in a bar with strange characters. Out of Hell.
Starring Ron Randle, R. Bobby Persad, Carolyn Demares and Santo Alam as Poncho.
We urge the community to come out and support these films. Palante Juan Shamsul !!!!!