About Martinez Béisbol Films

Max Martinez Almenas, Executive Producer and Director of Martinez Béisbol Films, studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy, and worked in Broadcasting with NBC Universal, Mun2 (Telemundo), and is a proud member of Society for American Baseball Research. Max's maternal grandfather and three uncles are the subject of the documentary.

Through his collaboration with Danae and Ari from Black Pug Films, they are dedicated to producing a compelling documentary that showcases the remarkable lives of the Martinez Brothers. Through their story, the filmmaking team aims to shed light on the challenges faced by professional Afro-Latino and Negro baseball players, and honor their legacy.

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BLACK PUG FILMS is a full-service, nationwide production company, with branches in both NYC & LA. BLACK PUG was created to provide clients with a one-stop shop for all their creative and production needs. Services range from the ability to fully produce a project from inception to completion, including all pre-production, filming, and post-production needs. To learn more, click here or the Black Pug Films logo.

Queen Collective documentary trailer by Black Pug Film

A rare photo (1937) of two of the four Martinez brothers (left to right 1st row) Horacio (1st) and Aquiles (3rd) with their team, Águilas Cibaeñas from Santiago, Dominican Republic. Hall of Famer Martín Dihigo is standing fifth back row. Photo credit: LatinoBaseball.com

Our principles

We are dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Martinez brothers and their contributions to baseball, ensuring their legacy lives on.

Inspiring Future Generations

Celebrating Diversity

Preserving History

We celebrate the diversity of the Martinez brothers and their impact on breaking barriers in the world of baseball, promoting inclusivity and equality.

Through their remarkable journey, we aim to inspire future generations to pursue their dreams, overcome obstacles, and make a lasting impact in their chosen fields.

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