Francisco Aragon

Francisco Aragon is an American filmmaker, a member of the DGA officially joined in 2013 and a member of SAG since 1989. The producer of Down for Life, 2009 Official Selection at Toronto International Film Festival. Francisco known as Frank was born and raised in the streets of Boyle Heights, he has been involved in the creation of films as an actor, writer, director, and producer for over 25 years. Aragon was drawn to the industry as an actor starring in Angel Town (1990) opposite Theresa Saldana and appearing in Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) starring Charles Bronson. He then found himself being captivated to behind the scenes work as location manager on Real Women Have Curves (2002), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), and The Brothers Garcia (2000). His company goals are American-Latino themed films with universal appeal formed 2000. Down for Life (2009) is his 5th film in the capacity of producer and 2nd unit director. Some of his Entertainment’s emerging library of films include Aragon’s past works: Love (2001), Boyle Heights (2010), Hollywood Familia (2006), and Miracle at Donna (2011). Aragon is a recipient of the 2001 Golden Eagle Award as Outstanding Independent Filmmaker from Nosotros for his work on Love (2001). He is dedicated to making a difference with his community and his passion continues to drive him to tell the stories of the struggles, triumphs, heart aches, and joy that often go unheard but when told disclose a universal message that brings understanding and awareness helping to unite our society. Francisco is producing, directing and starring in A Time of Love and War as August 2018. Francisco is Co-chair of the DGA Latino committee and a member of NALIP National Association of Latino Independent producers

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