Welcome to “Making the Portrait’s Secret” a documentary about the psychological drama full length film, El Secreto del Retrato directed by Dr. Janet Alvarez Gonzalez an international investigative reporter, writer, director and producer. http://www.imdb.me/janetalvarezgonzalez
The Portrait’s Secret includes the particpation of 50 Class A actors and Academy Award Creative Producers from 19 countries from Bolivia, Colombia, United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe. This documentary it is going to be transmitted live all over the world via internet for socially responsible viwers like you. Through this holistic approach we seek to share and disseminate experiences and propose new ways of living to promote fairness, justice and dignity in our world. If you want to sponsor this documentary call 903-952-1211 or send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the movie that we are Making
El Secreto del Retrato is a multi-story tale that denounces various violations of human rights and ecological abuse. El Secreto del Retrato is a group of international actors, writers and producers from all over the world who seek to stimulate, generate, integrate and disseminate experiences of psychological and physical abuse. Through this effort we seek to promote fairness, justice and dignity in the world by discussing, sharing, promoting, acting, filming and distributing El Secreto del Retrato.
Maria Conchita Alonso
Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso moved to the United States in 1982, going on to make her English-speaking film debut in Abel Ferrara’s Fear City (1984); though only a small part in a large cast, this led to a supporting role as Robin Williams’s girl friend in Moscow Hudson (1986), which moved her up in the film world to the status of a co-star. In addition to finding steady work in films such as Running Man (1987), House of the Spirits (1993), Caught (1995), Alonso is also a Grammy-nominated singer who has become a top-selling artist in South America. In 1995, while filming Caught, Alonso became the first South American woman to star on Broadway when she won the role of Aurora/Spider Woman in Kiss of the Spider Woman. She continued to work steadily for the next fifteen years playing lead parts in a variety of films ranging from Catherine’s Grove The Code Conspiracy, and Chasing Papi, as well as finding work on various television shows including Kingpin.
Denise Quiñones won Miss Universe 2001. After serving her title, she attended the School for Film and Television’s two-year conservatory acting program. Quiñones has starred in the Spanish version of Nilo Cruz’s play “Ana en el Trópico” (Anna in the Tropics) and continues to hone her talent in the U.S. For her role in “Ana en el Trópico” she was nominated and awarded an HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors) Award and an ACE Award. In October 2005 she was selected for the role of “Doña Rosita,” in the play “Federico Garcia Lorca.” Quiñones guest-starred in season 5 of the Warner Brothers Network television series “Smallville,” and was cast in the role of “Rachel”, a young fighter pilot, in the TV pilot “Aquaman,” which was in development for the CW Television Network. In November 2006, Quiñones led the Off-Broadway cast of “Zanahorias,” and was nominated and subsequently won an ACE Award in 2007. Quiñones has also performed in the films “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell,” “Elite,” “La Soga,” “Party Time,” and “Bad Boys II.”
Ivelin Giro was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. At an early age, Giro began studying theater and folk dance, and later taught dance to younger children in Havana. In Cuba, Giro studied acting with the renowned actor and director Alejandro Lugo, who founded the Actors School of the Cuban Broadcasting Institute. While studying with Lugo, Giro had her first starring role in the Cuban film La Novia para David. She also hosted the program Revista de la Mañana Cubana for the Cuban Television Network ICRT Instituto Cubano de Radio y Television.
During an international fashion event held in Cuba, she was chosen as the event’s “Most Popular Model.” Thanks to the publicity from that event, she signed with a Milan-based modeling agency. Giro landed campaigns with Givenchy, L’Oreal, and others. She was also featured on many magazine covers around the world for international publications such as Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and Madame Figaro. As an international model, Giro walked in couture shows for designers Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Chloé, and Valentino, just to name a few. It was during this period that Giro lived in Italy for two years, followed by a 5-year residence in Paris where she gave birth to her first child, daughter Zoe. Giro later relocated to Miami in order to move her family out of Cuba; after much struggle and hardship, she reunited her family after 10 years of separation. During that time, Giro gave birth to her two sons, Samuel and Marlon.
In Miami, Giro re-launched her acting career with the play Baño de Damas, in which she played the character Marines, a cocaine-addicted young woman. Later, she performed the role of Olga Knipper, a Russian actress, in the play I Take Your Hand in Mine for the director Jim Tommaney. A passionate actor and teacher, Giro co-founded an experimental theatre company called Obstaculo with director Victor Varela. Obstaculo provides acting classes for adults and children, as well as producing original theatrical works.
Giro persuaded her acting career on television leading many episodes of the Telemundo series “Decisiones”, as well as several series as “El Zorro La Espada y la Rosa” where she played the leading role of Queen of Spain for Telemundo, Sony Pictures Television transmitted in All Latin America, United States, the Caribbean, Spain, Russia, all the Scandinavian countries, all Eastern Europe, Japan, and China. She performed a variety of leading roles for different soap operas for Univision and Televisa. Giro also hosted the Telemundo program Cada Dia. At the same time she had a part in the movie “Bad Boys 2” with Will Smith. She also participated in other movies as: “Hey DJ” ”Category 4″ and “Tumbe”.
Ivelin Giro is fluent in: Spanish, English, Italian, French and she can also speak different regional accents such as Mexican and Cuban.