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Jasmine Leyva

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Latest 1 Oct 2022 | Updated Daily

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Jasmine Leyva: Her Plant-Based Passion is Kindness & Health

UnchainedTV

The amazingly prolific filmmaker, writer, actress and producer Jasmine Leyva has just published two magical children’s books designed to help children navigate the world in a healthy, positive way: “King Vegus and Princess Parsley: Creating a Healthy Kingdom” and “Queen Vegana and Princess Apple: The Magical World of Vegetables.” These books teach children how to live a healthy lifestyle. It promotes the importance of getting enough sleep, drinking water, staying away from negativity, eating vegetables, etc. The books are available here: amzn.to/3l7zS6r & amzn.to/3Mi7NVK.In 2019, Jasmine and Kenny Leyva released their own feature-length documentary, The Invisible Vegan, a film that chronicles Jasmine’s personal experience with plant-based eating.  The film also explains how plant-based eating is directly linked to African roots and how African-American eating habits have been debased by a chain of oppression stemming from slavery, economic inequality, and modern agribusiness.You can watch the documentary on UnchainedTV. It’s highly recommended. UnchainedTV is a free, plant-based streaming network available for download via the APP store on your phone, smartTV or via streaming devices like AppleTV, Roku and Amazon Fire Stick. Visit UnchainedTV.com for more.

1hr

16 May 2022

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The Story Behind “The Invisible Vegan” With Jasmine Leyva

TIG Talks

There’s a deeper meaning to the relationship we have as a society with the food we choose personally. The show’s guest today is Jasmine Leyva, the director of the film The Invisible Vegan. In this enlightening episode, Jasmine shares with Elliot Begoun how one of the reasons why people think it's okay to treat black people this way is because we normalize treating animals a certain way. As long as it's okay to be cruel to one being, that can be used as justification as to why it's okay to be cruel to another being. Do you want to learn more about how our food choices have far-reaching effects on our society? Then tune in and absorb this mind-nourishing content to your heart’s desire. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! tigbrands.com/tig-talks/

52mins

19 May 2021

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The Invisible Vegan With Jasmine Leyva

The Shit Show Of My Twenties

Today I am joined with Jasmine Leyva. Jasmine Leyva is a filmmaker and actress based in Los Angeles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in TV, Film, and Media and a Masters of Fine Arts in Screenwriting. She went on to star in commercials and print ads for major brands like Nissan, Sony, Apple, Uber, American Express, Diesel, BlackPeopleMeet, Credit Sesame, Michelle Watches, Elle magazine and more.  She also starred in the Lifetime show, My Crazy Ex, along with other TV projects.Jasmine and Kenny Leyva produced their own feature length documentary, The Invisible Vegan, a film that chronicles Jasmine’s personal experience with plant-based eating.  The film also explains how plant-based eating is directly linked to African roots and how African-American eating habits have been debased by a chain of oppression stemming from slavery, economics and modern agribusiness. They are currently in pre-production for a few projects.We talk about what inspired her to start acting,  how she created her documentary The Invisible Vegan, what inspired her to go vegan, and navigating relationships when transitioning to veganism.Her Instagram https://www.instagram.com/theinvisiblevegan/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

37mins

17 May 2021

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Filmmaker Jasmine Leyva on Making The Invisible Vegan Film

The Vegan Sexy Cool Podcast

Filmmaker Jasmine Leyva stops by to talk about her documentary, The Invisible Vegan. We discuss unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community. Jasmine also shares her thoughts on black representation in the vegan community, and why patience is a necessity on your vegan journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28mins

27 Mar 2021

Most Popular

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Interview with Filmmaker/Producer & Actress - Jasmine Leyva

Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"

Jasmine is a successful actress and filmmaker she has been in alot of movies, commercials and print ads and still remain focus and humble. She has produced her own documentaries and they are showing a different aspect as an African American. She is so brilliant and inspiring. ALL ABOUT JASMINE: Just “Jas” to her friends — she is unapologetically an artist, vegan actress, and filmmaker. With a Bachelor of Arts in TV, Film and Media and a Master of Fine Arts in screenwriting, she worked as an associate producer on a NAACP winning docuseries entitled Unsung, and shortly after, was given the opportunity to write and produce on Being, a docuseries highlighting dynamic entertainers in film and music. She’s done court shows, casted for Food Network productions and made strides in front of the camera.She went on to star in commercials and print ads for major brands like Nissan, Sony, Apple, Uber, American Express, Diesel, BlackPeopleMeet, Credit Sesame, Michelle Watches, Elle magazine, and more. She also starred in the Lifetime show, My Crazy Ex, along with other TV projects.Happy to be doing what she loved, but simultaneously unhappy about not telling her own stories, she decided to let go of her nine-to-five and focus on her own goals. Just Jasmine. No limits and no boss except for her own creativity.Jasmine and Kenny Leyva produced their own feature-length documentary, The Invisible Vegan, a film that chronicles Jasmine’s personal experience with plant-based eating. The film also explains how plant-based eating is directly linked to African roots and how African-American eating habits have been debased by a chain of oppression stemming from slavery, economics, and modern agribusiness. They are currently in pre-production for a few projects.If you would like to following Jasmine on social media you can find her as @JasmineLeyva or @theinvisiblevegan you can also go to her website at www.jasmineleyva.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/caramel-lucas/message

20mins

15 Feb 2021

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We Can All Be Activists with Jasmine Leyva

Consciously Clueless

Jasmine is an artist in every sense of the word.  With a Bachelor of Arts in TV, Film and Media and a Master of Fine Arts in screenwriting, she worked as an associate producer on a NAACP winning docuseries entitled Unsung, and shortly after, was given the opportunity to write and produce on Being, a docuseries highlighting dynamic entertainers in film and music. She’s done court shows, casted for Food Network productions and made strides in front of the camera.She went on to star in commercials and print ads for major brands like Nissan, Sony, Apple, Uber, American Express, Diesel, BlackPeopleMeet, Credit Sesame, Michelle Watches, Elle magazine and more.  She also starred in the Lifetime show, My Crazy Ex, along with other TV projects.Jasmine and Kenny Leyva produced their own feature length documentary, The InvisibleVegan, a film that chronicles Jasmine’s personal experience with plant-based eating.  The film also explains how plant-based eating is directly linked to African roots and how African-American eating habits have been debased by a chain of oppression stemming from slavery, economics and modern agribusiness. They are currently in pre-production for a few projects.Jasmine and Carly talk about her career in film, how she became vegan, and how no matter how small the act we can all find a way to be activists. Resources/Links: Thanks for listening to another episode. Follow, review and share to help Consciously Clueless grow!Support Carly on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/consciouslycarlyConnect on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/consciously.carly/Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/consciously.carly.blogConnect on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/carlyjean5/Explore the Website: https://www.consciouslycarly.com/Music by Matthew BaxleySupport the show

40mins

11 Nov 2020

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Watch Your Language and The Invisible Vegan Filmmaker Jasmine Leyva

Hope for the Animals

In Episode 12, Hope starts us off with a discussion about language. Our use of language shapes how we perceive the world. Our language around animals is especially important because it can influence how society thinks and feels about animals. Hope offers some suggestions for changing and improving our language to help people see animals as individuals. To recognize them beyond mere property, and see animals as sentient beings deserving of our protection and respect. Next on the podcast we have the fun and fabulous, Jasmine Leyva. Jasmine is an actress and filmmaker who created the documentary The Invisible Vegan. This 90-minute independent documentary brings to light the health and wellness possibilities for the African-American community with a plant-based vegan diet and lifestyle. The Invisible Vegan offers both historical and contemporary perspectives on dietary trends among African-Americans. Hope and Jasmine talk about the importance of supporting vegan voices from black communities and all communities of color to help create the diverse, compassionate, interconnected vegan world we all want to see. Resources and Links:Understanding Euthanasia: When Life and Words Become Worthless by Karen DavisWatch The Invisible Vegan on:Amazon Prime (Free with Prime subscription) Tubi TV (Free) KweliTV (Black female-owned streaming service) 

48mins

13 Oct 2020

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S03E6: Jasmine Leyva

Day Ones Podcast

Peace Day Ones! On this episode we get a chance to sit with Jasmine Leyva, filmmaker and creator to discuss her documentary "The Invisible Vegan." On this insightful episode, we learn about her journey as a vegan and the creative process of making a feature length documentary. We also discuss the cultural roots of clean eating and urban farming, and discuss the many amazing projects that Jasmine has her hands in.  Invisible Vegan Trailer @theinvisiblevegan @jasmine_c_leyva @storytellertone @justinandthehonorednone--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

46mins

24 Aug 2020

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Walk + Talk with Jasmine Leyva

The Weekly Walk

Join Joyce and Jasmine Leyva, actress, filmmaker and director of The Invisible Vegan, for a 30 minute casual conversation you can walk to.

32mins

21 Jul 2020

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A conversation with Jasmine Leyva, director and star of The Invisible Vegan.

The Wizard's Corner Podcast

In this episode, Jasmine Leyva and I discuss her latest documentary, The Invisible Vegan and her transition from the Standard American Diet (SAD), to a vegan lifestyle.Jasmine digs deep into why there is just a divide within the African American to transition to a more healthy diet and lifestyle because the heritage and tradition of soul food reaches back several generations and is so ingrained in the culture. Eye-opening as it is entertaining, The Invisible Vegan is available right now on these streams:➡️ Amazon Prime: https://amzn.to/2VZy6Iu ➡️ Tubi: https://bit.ly/2ZbKgjp ➡️ KweliTV: https://www.kweli.tv/programs/the-invisible-vegan➡️ Website: https://www.theinvisiblevegan.com/ This podcast is a joy to create for you and I hope that you find it useful to your life. And so, it is.➡️ iHeart Podcast: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1248-the-wizards-corner-53098164/➡️ Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-wizards-corner-podcast/id1489811852➡️ Spotify Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/3DAcbXBv8Pp2EaRtMIM4Jg?si=UvZPoXCpSfCWCsZf6qj4MQ&dl_branch=1

20mins

9 Jul 2020

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