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Monika Tuncbilek to Represent Mrs. Latina USA

San Diego Film Producer and Entrepreneur to Be Honored in Mexico


Tijuana, Mexico – 3 August 2017 – Monika Tuncbilek will be representing Mrs. Universe Latina USA 2017 at Blanc Jardin in Tijuana, Mexico on August 3, 2017 at 11:30am. The San Diego Producer will be heading to Durban, South Africa to participate in the Mrs. Universe 2017 pageant. The International Pageantry Organization will be hosting the crowning event in Tijuana. Tuncbilek will be honored for her efforts in filmmaking, humanitarianism, and entrepreneurialism on August 3rd.


Mrs. Tuncbilek recently wrapped up marketing efforts for her Honduran theatrical release of ¿Y Los Tamales? The producer has said that she made ¿Y Los Tamales? to strengthen and promote the film industry in Honduras. The comedy is the first Honduran film to be included in the San Diego Latino Film Festival. The producer’s cultural and familial roots run deep within the country. Sharing a slice of Honduran humor and life is what Tuncbilek wants to achieve in the distribution of her film.


Monika Tuncbilek worked with locally renowned director Thomas Chi in the Honduran cities of El Progreso and San Pedro Sula to finish the film in 2016. Sula Studios is the official production company Tuncbilek started to launch the film. ¿Y Los Tamales? is currently making its rounds within the film festival circuit. It will be screening at The 2nd United Latino Film Festival in Ohio on August 11th. The official trailer and other general information can be found at the film’s website:


Monika Tuncbilek is the owner of, a regional plumbing company in Southern California that was established in San Diego, CA over a decade ago.’s success has been a considerable influencing force in Tuncbilek’s filmmaking career. The emerging producer hopes to use her business prowess to make her mark in the independent film industry.