[VIDEO] HBO Latino’s “Habla Women” captures the real stories of Latinas

NBC Latino

If you ever craved an intimate conversation with Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza, to find out what she had to sacrifice to achieve her dream, or understand what it was like to be 100 percent open about your sexuality and hear the details from former porn star Vanessa del Rio, HBO Latino’s “Habla Women,” will give you that up-close experience.

Sixteen faces of exceptional everyday Latinas and two Latinos are featured telling some of their most personal stories in this 58-minute documentary, which will air on April 18, including some well-known faces: Food Network chef Daisy Martinez, comedian Rosemery Almonte, and poet and activist Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja.”

“This is something we couldn’t do without Latinas,” says the director of the award-winning 10-year-old HBO Latino “Habla” series, Alberto Ferreras. “Being a guy, I was amazed at how moved I was…We really wanted to give women the…

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