Netflix Finally Released The ‘Gentefied’ Trailer And The Show Looks Like An Instant Hit
We have been waiting for a look at “Gentefied” since we first heard that the project was in the works. Now, after so much waiting, we finally know what the show we’ve been waiting for is going to look like. Here is the trailer for the upcoming and highly anticipated “Gentefied.”
The trailer for “Gentefied” is here and it looks like one of the most authentic representations of East LA life.
It all centers around a family-owned restaurant in Boyle Heights. Like most people in Boyle Heights, the restaurant is in jeopardy because of the rising scourge of gentrification. To fight back, a community unites to push back against the rising threat of gentrification.
A lot of people are excited but many are still concerned that Netflix will cancel the show like “One Day At A Time.”
Who can forget the day Netflix announced that they were cutting a very culturally relevant and beloved show? The growing outcry from fans around the world eventually led to “One Day At A Time” being saved by Pop TV. Thankfully there was one network that understood the importance of the show.
Legit, people are really concerned that Netflix will give us a little bit of representation only to take it away again.
It’s hard to trust people in this world, especially when they have proven they will take beloved things away. We still aren’t over the sudden and never-fully-explained cancelation of “One Day At A Time.” They literally left Lydia stranded in Cuba…
Yet, people are still here to support the show because representation matters and we need more of it.
Our community is often overlooked by Hollywood. In fact, studies about Latino representation in front of and behind the camera shows an overwhelming underrepresentation of our community. “Gentefied” is bringing a clearer look into our community and a fight to protect the community against rampant gentrification.
Check out “Gentefied” coming to a Netflix account near you Feb. 21.
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READ: “Gente-Fied” Tackles Gentrification In Boyle Heights With Jokes (And Some Awkward Gringos)
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