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The Official "Soy La Segovia, Soy El Gotán"
is here! ENJOY!!
Film Featuring "La
Segovia "La Gotán" was chosen for a important role in the short
directed by Mary Ann Kellogg. This short was a product of the American
Film Institute's (AFI)
Directing Workshop for Women. It features famous argentinean born actor, Castulo
the "abuelo" (grandfather), Brit Flatmo
as the young granddaughter, Greg Baglia as the dad, Norma
Maldonado as the store clerk and Esther Segovia "La Gotán" as
the tango singer.
This film, directed by Mary Ann Kellogg, written by Doug Cooney, and
produced by Laurie Siedman,
tells the heartwarming story of a 12 year old girl born in Los Angeles
who loses her mother, and
her grandfather comes from Argentina to care for her.
Esther was chosen for the role as the result of a recommendation by
a friend. After meeting with the
director, ideas were exchanged regarding the music score of the film,
and Esther's original song,
"Soy La Segovia, Soy El Gotán" , written by composer, Lito
Solanas, was picked as the film's music
score and original theme.
The film was showcased at the Director's Guild of America (DGA) in Hollywood
with great reviews.
RealTVFilms.com interview)It is currently competing around the
US in important film festivals
including the 13th Annual LA Shorts
Fest, the 14th Nantucket Film
Festival of 2009 in New York, the 15th
Annual Palm Springs International Shortfest 2009 in California, Rhode Island International Film Festival 2009,
HBO Latino International
Film Festival 2009. "Abuelo" has already won the "Family
Award" at the USA Film
and Video Competition Festival in Texas.
A screenplay for a long feature is on the works expecting to begin shooting
in the summer of 2010.
Go to "Abuelo" film official website and trailer >>
A Third "La Gotán" Album Coming Soon!!
Esther's third tango album is on the works. Planning a release date
in 2010, she will travel to
Buenos Aires, Argentina to record with some of the top tango musicians of the
moment. This new album
it's guaranteed to be among the best with new original songs and old
classics. More news coming soon...
Check Out The New Picture Galleries! -
We have new galleries featuring the
"Abuelo" short film premier, Presentation with Pablo and Pepe Motta
at the Skirball Center, Frente A Frente Show with Pepe Rocha, and many more...
go to the galleries.
A Poem From A Friend... - September
Mr. Rodolfo Spadano, the man in charge of lighting
effects at this year's Fiesta Argentina at the
Ford Theatre, a dear friend
of Esther, wrote a poem in her honor after witnessing her brilliant
here to view.
See what the LA Times had to say about
Fiesta Argentina '06 - August 2006
here to download the article.
La Opinion... - August
Los Angeles latino newspaper, La Opinion, talks
about "Fiesta Argentina" at the Ford Amphitheatre and
some of it's participants in their "Espectaculos"
here to download that article.
Behind The Scenes... - February
For all Esther's fans, we have a new gallery showing a little "behind
the scenes" of Esther's newest cd
recording, "Soy La Seovia, Soy
El Tango" in Bs. As. Argentina this past January. Enjoy it!
here to view it.
Esther on "People En Español" - July
here to download article.