Critic’s Choice Association Names Celebration of Latino Cinema Honorees and Presenters

The Critic’s Choice Association announced the honorees and presenters for the inaugural Celebration of Latino Cinema, taking place virtually on Dec.

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Writer, producer, actress and comedian Cristela Alonzo will host the event.The director award will go to Reinaldo Marcus Green, director of “King Richard,” the biopic starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams.

Presenting the award will be Aunjanue Ellis, who plays Venus and Serena’s mother Oracene in the film.Clifton Collins Jr.

will receive the actor award for starring as Jackson Silva in Clint Bentley’s drama film “Jockey.” The role also won him a Sundance special jury award in 2021.

Don Cheadle will present the award.Olga Merediz will receive the actress award for playing Abuela Claudia in Jon M.

Chu’s film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights.

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