ATLANTA — The Indie Night Film Festival recently screened Roberto Sanchez’s Heroes, a film that captures the journey of a Cuban immigrant pursuing his American Dream, on Sunday, June 11, 2023.
The screening took place at the historic Plaza Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, and featured a Q&A with the filmmaker and lead actor, Roberto Sanchez.
Sanchez, a Cuban American actor, and filmmaker is known for his unforgettable appearances in popular TV shows like S.W.A.T. and Law & Order: Special Victims Unity, and breakthrough roles in action-packed films such as 2 Fast 2 Furious.
He is set to star in the upcoming action film As Good As Dead, opposite Michael Jai White and Tom Berenger.
“We are thrilled to feature such a prominent and talented filmmaker and actor at the Indie Night Film Festival,” said the festival’s founder and director, John Johnson. “Sanchez’s work explores the diverse experiences of marginalized communities, and we believe his film ‘Heroes’ will resonate with our audiences in Atlanta.”
Sanchez is also set to star in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series, Palm Royale, alongside Laura Dern and Allison Janney.
“Look at how many people have been discovered by putting videos up on Tik Tok or Instagram or any of the hundreds of social media platforms out there. With all the different streaming platforms, you now have more avenues to use to pitch your projects or your ideas. I believe it’s a great time for performers,” said Sanchez.
In addition to acting, he recently wrote the story for the feature film 72 Hours, which was developed for the big screen by Christian Sesma and Sean Crayne.
“It was an incredible experience working on this series,” said Sanchez on his success on in his career.. “The opportunity to work with such a talented cast like Laura Dern, Allison Janney, Kristen Wiig, Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas, and the incomparable Carol Burnett has been one of the highlights of my career.”
Indie Night Film Festival’s screening of Heroes promises an immersive experience for its audience and an opportunity to hear from one of Hollywood’s leading Latino voices.
“It’s not about the fame or money for me. It’s being able to live blissfully in this thing we call life. Empty your tank! When that day comes, be able to say… I tried and did it all. I emptied my tank. That is a successful life,” said Sanchez in his rise to successs.
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