TLN Media Group Presents Original Documentary Feature:
The Invisible Men (Los Hombres Invisibles)
Giving a voice to migrant workers – one of Canada`s most vulnerable communities
(Toronto, ON) July 15, 2020 – During COVID-19, the plight of migrant workers is once again front and center. TLN Media Group (TMG), Canada’s most influential multilingual media company is broadcasting its original documentary production The Invisible Men (Los Hombres Invisibles) on Sunday, July 19 on TLN Television at 6pm/et and Univision Canada at 10pm/et.
With the Canadian food system reeling from widespread COVID-19 outbreaks among Ontario farms, The Invisible Men shines a light on an industry that is otherwise overlooked and gives a voice to one of Canada’s most vulnerable communities: migrant workers. With the majority arriving from Mexico, it examines the challenges and personal journeys of Canada’s “invisible men”.
In a recent Globe and Mail investigation, migrant farm workers in southern Ontario have not been adequately tested for COVID-19, putting their lives at risk in controversial living and working conditions as well as putting Canada’s food system in jeopardy during a critical harvest season.
As a leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism, TLN Media Group produces and commissions hundreds of culturally significant programs each year with an extensive catalogue of original titles in English, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Tagalog. Its original productions tell unique stories of Canada’s diverse citizens, history and the future of Canadian multiculturalism in the wake of globalization.
The Invisible Men (Los Hombres Invisibles) – A TLN Media Group Original Production
Sunday, July 19, 2020
6pm/et on TLN TV (Spanish with English subtitles)
10pm/et on Unvision Canada (Spanish language)
For more information contact:
Bruna Aloe | Senior Director of Communications & Marketing
416.744.5745 | [email protected]
About TLN Media Group
At 35-years young, the original single ethnic TV channel “Telelatino” has grown and evolved into TLN Media Group (TMG), an independent, immigrant-owned organization. TMG is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting communities through storytelling and shared experiences. As a multicultural advocacy leader, TMG selects, curates, produces and commissions unique and culturally significant TV and digital content distributed both in Canada and worldwide through TMG Worldwide Media Distribution.
TMG’s flagship TLN TV channel has evolved into an English-language channel providing multiculturally rich content. Additionally, TMG operates Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language TV channels led by Spanish language leader Univision Canada and top Italian language services Mediaset Italia Canada and TGCOM24 news network. TMG also launched and manages Canada’s first and only heritage language channels for kids, Telebimbi and Teleniños; EuroWorld Sport TV, a channel dedicated to sports fandom; and is active in producing and promoting cultural events and festivals. | www.tlnmediagroup.com
About TLN Television
TLN is the English-language specialty TV channel delighting mainstream appetites for rich multicultural lifestyle and entertainment programming. We are home to programs that unite cultures through shared experiences and memorable moments. Delightful personalities take us on scenic adventures in far off places and at home in the kitchen. Add big movies, music specials and regular live international soccer and this is our recipe for bringing more fun, more joy and more colour into the lives of millions of Canadians. TLN television is a TLN Media Group channel available from coast to coast. | www.tln.ca
About Univision Canada
Univision Canada is the leading Spanish-language television channel delivering the best programming from the Hispanic world to Canada’s 1.8 million Spanish speakers. The lineup features daily news, award-winning telenovelas, talk and reality shows, live music specials and top soccer coverage. Univision Canada is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in close to 2 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms. | www.univision.ca