Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena in Milwaukee

Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena

Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena












As part of Mes de la Muxer – Womyn’s Month Series of Events!

“Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena”

In this 1999 documentary, filmmaker Lourdes Portillo explores the life and image of Selena Quintanilla. Chicana intellectuals challenge Selena’s legacy and the image constructed by her family. The film tries to study how Selena continues to inspire and influence young people in our communities.

Discussion to follow film screening!

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