Casting Call for Latino Harley-Davidson Riders

Calling all Latino Harley-Davidson Riders! Harley-Davidson Motor Company will host casting calls throughout the U.S. for a Harlista documentary. The passion and commitment of Latino Harley-Davidson riders will be showcased in this documentary directed by award-winning Alfredo de Villa.

The documentary will highlight the experiences of real Harley Latino riders and capture the essence of their passion and camaraderie as Harlistas. A Harlista is a Harley rider of Latino heritage. Alfredo de Villa, who recently completed "Nothing Like the Holidays," is an accomplished film director whose work has received accolades from the Sundance Film Festival and the TriBeCa Film Festival.

Latino Harley riders are invited to attend a casting call and share their Harley-Davidson experiences for an opportunity to be featured in the film. Casting calls with Alfredo de Villa and his team will take place at Harley-Davidson dealerships in Chicago; Los Angeles; Laredo and Corpus Christi, Texas. The casting call events are as follows:

Casting Calls:

Corpus Christi Harley-Davidson (Corpus Christi, Texas)
Friday, June 12, 2009
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Laredo Harley-Davidson (Laredo, Texas)
Saturday, June 13, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Illinois Harley-Davidson (Chicago)
Saturday, June 20, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

In the cities of New York, New Jersey and Miami, Latino Harley-Davidson riders are encouraged to visit their local Harley-Davidson dealerships during scheduled story collection events where they will be able to upload their personal videos on These stories will also be considered for the documentary.

Story Collection Events:

Harley-Davidson of New York (Long Island City, N.Y.)
Saturday June 13, 2009
10 a.m. - 4p.m.

Harley-Davidson of Bergen County (Rochelle Park, N.J.)
Saturday June 20, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Petersons Harley-Davidson South (Miami, Fla.)
Saturday July 11, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.