Imagen Awards Today recognize positive portrayal of Latinos and Latino culture
Andy Garcia, Carlos Mencia, America Ferrera, Sofia Vergara and John Leguizamo are among the nominees heading into Sunday’s 25th annual Imagen Awards, which recognize positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino cultures in entertainment.
The awards are sponsored by the Imagen Foundation, which also oversees programs and initiatives to bridge the entertainment industry and the Latino community.
ABC’s “Lost’ and “Grey’s Anatomy’ are nominated for best prime-time television program or movie of the week, along with Lifetime’s “One Hot Summer’ and CBS’ “Cold Case.’
Nominated for best feature film are “The Dry Land,’ “La Mission,’ “Casi Divas’ and “Our Family Wedding.’
The award winners, chosen by a panel entertainment industry leaders and Latino community leaders, will be announced at a luncheon at the Century Plaza Hotel.“