Beverly Hills, CA– Starz debuts the official trailer for new original Latinx series Vida ahead of its World Premiere at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. The series was chosen as an Official Episodic Selections at the festival and will screen with a Q&A to follow on Sunday, March 11th.
In addition to the series panel, Starz will also be hosting a fully immersive Sensory House activation at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival is celebrating the unique tones and experiences of Vida which officially premieres May 6, 2018.
Located on Rainey Street in the heart of Austin, the STARZ Sensory House will bring attendees on a journey of sight, smell, taste, touch and sound through the offerings of local female artisans. Guests will be invited to sample a custom collection of scents inspired the show Vida The Chulita Vinyl Club, an all-female DJ collective; mini-manis featuring five custom designs inspired by Vida and painted by local nail artist Meghann Rosales and her Nails Y’all shop, as well as portraits on display by celebrated Mexican textile artist Victoria Villasana. The Starz Sensory House will be open to festival attendees March 9th-11th beginning at 11:00 AM daily at 88 Rainey Street, Austin. Join the conversation with #STARZSensoryHouse.
Sunday, March 11th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
World premiere screening of first two episodes, followed by a Q&A with Executive Producer Tanya Saracho (Looking, Girls) and actors Melissa Barrera (Club de Cuervos), Mishel Prada (Fear The Walking Dead: Passage), Ser Anzoategui (East Los High), Chelsea Rendon (Bright), Carlos Miranda (The Bling Ring) and Maria Elena Laas (Vital Signs).
Vida is a half-hour series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity.