The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced select honorees for the 2nd annual Celebration of Latino Cinema & Television.
This year’s show will be hosted by actress and producer Justina Machado, the event will take place on November 13, 2022 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA. The Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Latino Cinema & Television showcases standout Latino performances and work, both onscreen and offscreen. This year’s event has expanded to include television honorees, in addition to film honorees. Actor, producer, and musician Desi Arnaz will be posthumously honored with the Icon Award for his incredible career. Arnaz is the subject, alongside his wife and partner Lucille Ball, of Prime Video’s documentary, Lucy and Desi. Their daughter, actress, singer, and producer Lucie Arnaz, will accept the award on his behalf. Two-time Oscar-winning producer, writer and director Guillermo del Toro will receive the Career Achievement Award for his decades-long career, and for his recent work on Netflix’s film, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, while five-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu will receive the Director Award for Film for Netflix’s film, Bardo.
“These Celebrations are not only reflective of the CCA’s ever-increasing diverse membership, but of the industry as well,” said CCA CEO Joey Berlin. “The range of Latino talent in front of and behind the camera at this year’s event is incredible.”
A portion of the proceeds of the event will be donated to fund scholarships for Latine Artists participating in Sundance Collab, Sundance Institute’s digital online learning and community platform.
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