Category Archives: Chicana/o Documentary

Observando al Observador at Brava Theatre in San Francisco (June 21st)

    Observando al Observador Brava presents the US premiere of Observando al Observador, a documentary film by Malena Juanatey Observando al Observador (Observing the Observer) tells the story of two US citizens, Olga Talamante and Patricia Erb, who were … Continue reading

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“Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados” – September 19 – Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado

  “Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados”, is a documentary film about a 21-year-old University of Colorado undergraduate who was killed, along with two other Chicano activists, in a car bomb in May of 1974 at the Colorado Chautauqua. Forty-eight hours later … Continue reading

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No Más Bebé’s Screening w/ Q&A at Tía Chuchas (9/30/15)

                                  “No Más Bebés” is the story of Mexican immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were … Continue reading

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Film Screening of “César’s Last Fast” at UCLA (5/7/15)

    Cesar’s Last Fast is a 2014 American documentary film narrating the events of 1988, when Cesar Chavez began his “Fast for Life,” a 36-day water-only hunger strike, to draw attention to the horrific effects of unfettered pesticide use on farm workers, … Continue reading

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Entrance is not Acceptance in Chon A. Noriega’s Shot in America: Television, the State, and the Rise of Chicano Cinema

Through the wonders of social media, namely Twitter, I have been sharing and recommending hundreds of Chicana/o books and film titles amongst my “followers” for the last four years in order to promote Chicana/o literacy, encourage students to major or … Continue reading

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Telling Our Stories at UC San Diego

                                    In celebration of the life and achievements of César E. Chávez and in conjunction with the California State holiday, the Raza Resource … Continue reading

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Screening of “Everything Comes from the Streets” in El Paso

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Chicano Poster Making & Film Screening at San Anto Cultural Arts

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A Forgotten Injustice at LA Plaza in DTLA (2/22/15)

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Huicholes Documentary

Saludos, We want to share a powerful new documentary,  “Huicholes, The Last Peyote Guardians.”  This film portrays the movement to save the Huichol people’s most sacred site, the destination of their pilgrimages since time immemorial, from Canadian mining companies.  Tracy Barnett … Continue reading

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