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America Ferrera-Produced Web Series "Gente-Fied" Aims To Elevate Latinx Voices

Gente + Gentrified = Gente-Fied

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The new trailer for the bilingual digitial series Gente-Fied has dropped, and judging from this preview, it's definitely going to make us laugh AND cry.

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The series, produced by America Ferrera, follows the lives of seven people as they they tackle gentrification head-on in the rapidly-changing Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights.

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The trailer gives us a sneak peek at some of the clashes between the Latinx residents and those who threaten their established spaces...

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...highlights real-life issues, like rising rent costs...

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...gives us a tinge of romance...

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...all while inserting its sharp comedic twist.

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America Ferrera, who also makes an appearance, said it's "a series that proudly features all Latinos both in front of and behind the camera!"

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And the trailer explicitly states that it's not out to perpetuate the harmful Latinx stereotypes Hollywood has gotten much too comfortable with.

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The series does not yet have a release date, but in the meantime, let's rejoice in the wonder that is Latinx stories!

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