Filmmaker Jesus Nebot to present lecture on immigration at UALR

LITTLE ROCK, AR – UALR is offering the opportunity to meet Jesus Nebot, a truly inspiring Latino film winner of 21 International Awards, filmmaker and lecturer.

Nebot will participate in a box lunch discussion at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the DLC’s Leadership Lounge on The Hidden Truth About Immigration: Solutions Revealed. The actor, renowned in Latin America and Spain, starring in the popular television series La Loba Herida and Divina Obsesion, distributed by Warner Brothers International in over 27 countries. He came to the U.S. to branch out his career, and started Zokalo

Entertainment to produce films geared to the growing Latino audience in the U.S.

Nebot produced, acted and directed the film, No Turning Back. The film has received a

tremendous critical acclaim and was recently picked up by UNIVERSAL for distribution. You may view the impactful trailer at

Early this year the Ozark Foothills FilmFest festival showed Nebot’s film No Turning Back. ¡Hola! Arkansas sponsored the exhibit in Little Rock at the Market Street Cinema.

Other Hispanic Heritage Month activities include a Latino film Festival 7 p.m. Monday

to Wednesday, Oct. 2 to Oct. 4 at the DSC. Films to be screened include, No Turning Back, Rosita, S.P.I C., and The Storyboard of My Life.

For more information about Hispanic Heritage Month, call Tashayla Collins in the Office

of Campus Life at (501) 569-3308.

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