Mónica Esmeralda León
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Mónica Esmeralda León (born July 20, 1991) is a Mexican and an American film actress, producer and director. León is also the founder of the first Latino film studio Ave Fenix Pictures in Chicago and created the La Raza filmmaking concept.
- It was a project for those who believed in us, a movement that started in the streets and out of poverty, humility and esteeming those who are viewed a less.
- México: Huellas De Mexico (Spanish) 2016: La actriz, productora y directora Mónica Esmeralda León, unificando artistas alrededor del mundo
- I worked with kids at risk to help them get back in school and stay out of trouble.
- WGN Chicago 2016: Chicagoland’s own Latino film studio making its mark in cinema
- I wanted to start an artistic revolution to empower our neighborhood and people.
- ABC Eyewitness News Chicago 2016: Award-winning Latino filmmakers thrive in Aurora
- It is a La Raza effort, the city and the people made this story happen.
- WBEZ Chicago 2017: Aurora Home To Only Latina-Owned Movie Studio In Midwest