By Megan Vick – – Photo Vida.

Photo: Chelsea Rendon

The middle of East Los Angeles as its newest dramedy Vida explores the gentrified neighborhood and the lives of its Mexican-American inhabitants.  The series centers on two sisters, Emma (Mishel Prada) and Lyn (Melissa Barrera), who return home to Los Angeles to bury their mother, only to find she’s left a mountain of debt, a bar and a wife behind for them to look after. They must face their childhood demons, their exes and their personal messes in the midst of their grief as the place they grew up in is threatened to be erased by bougie hipsters taking over the neighborhood.

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