Filly Brown


A young Latina musician on the verge of shooting to hip-hop stardom finds herself having to choose between the people she loves and her dreams.

EJO's Role

Edward James Olmos appears in Filly Brown

Edward James Olmos stars as Leandro.

Mr. Olmos also performs a duet with film star Gina Rodriguez on the film's soundtrack.

The Numbers

Filly Brown debuted on January 20, 2012, at the Sundance Film Festival, and was a part of the London branch of the festival in the following April. The film made its theatrical debut on April 19, 2013.

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  • Filly Brown was a part of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and the inaugural 2012 Sundance London.
  • Filly Brown reunites Edward James Olmos with his Stand and Deliver co-star Lou Diamond Phillips.
  • Filly Brown is co-directed by Edward James Olmos' son Michael, and is produced by his son Mico.
  • Edward James Olmos' son Bodie, who has appeared in several other projects with his dad, also has a cameo role in Filly Brown.
  • Edward James Olmos' "Battlestar Galactica" co-stars Jamie Bamber and Kerry Norton also have parts in Filly Brown
  • Youssef Delara also co-directed Bedrooms with Edward James Olmos' son Michael.

  • 2012 Imagen Awards: won Best Actress Feature Film (Gina Rodriguez) and Best Actor Feature Film (Lou Diamond Phillips); nominations for Best Feature Film and Best Director Feature Film (Youssef Delara and Michael D. Olmos).


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