Region: Ontario and Nunavut
Year of Production: 2015
Duration: 60 minutes
Tres…Dos…Uno…Yo Juego! Univision Canada and TLN TV kick off exclusive Spanish language TV coverage of TO2015 Pan Am Games with the premiere of original documentary Yo Juego (I Play).
Yo Juego is a TLN Original Production presented by Univision Canada in collaboration with LuloFilms and their award winning Writer, Director and Producer, Colombian-born Canadian, Jaime Escallon Buraglia. Through their personal stories and day-to-day preparation with trainers and families, this moving documentary showcases the excitement of the TO2015 Games through the eyes of Hispanic Canadians featuring:
- Melissa Humaña Paredes; a Chilean-Canadian volleyball player, as she qualifies to represent Canada in beach volleyball;
- Andrés Torres, Uruguayan-Canadian interning at TO2015;
- Patricia Ruiz; a Colombian-Canadian who hopes volunteering at the Games will open the path for new opportunities;
- Fito Blanko and Amanda Martinez, two of Canada’s biggest Hispanic musical artists who contribute their talents to the Games; and
- Cuban-Canadian Parapan hopeful “Papito” Wilson who takes us on his inspiring personal journey as he trains to become part of the Canadian delegation.
PRODUCTION COMPANY: TLN Telelatino Network Inc.
Cast/Participants: Felipe Humaña Paredes, Melissa Humaña Paredes, Patricia Ruiz, Andrés Torres,Fito Blanko, Amanda Martinez, Papito” Wilson