NOTE: "A Zest for Life" was Finalist in the category Best Documentary, San Diego Black Film Festival, 2016.
Palomino Productions (whose legal name is Palomino Pro, LLC) is the production arm of filmmaker Eve A. Ma. Productions include her more than 15 documentaries, several experimental shorts, and a one-hour drama.
Ma’s work has been in festivals and important events in seven countries on three continents (North America, Europe and Asia). Her work has won awards, and much of it is presented in two languages – English and Spanish. Her principal concerns are ethnic and cultural diversity, the arts, and communicating across boundaries. As she explains, “I’d like everyone to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.”
Major work in HD includes the recently completed Masters of Rhythm, which has an expected release of summer 2016; and Domino: Caught in the Crisis (Dominó: agarrado por la crisis) which was released in 2014.
In addition, she has created a series of broadcast one-hour documentaries about world music and dance, one of which is A Zest for Life; the others are Of Beauty & Deities: Music & Dance of India and Pearls from the Sea: Music & Dance of Tahiti. All three have and continue to be broadcast over educational stations in the United States. Ma's other work includes experimental shorts shot in Spain and the United States.