Category Archives: 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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March in the Rain Film and Discussion at the University of Arizona (2/28/17)





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Requiem 29 at the University of Arizona (12/15/16)





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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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Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena in Milwaukee

                      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 … Continue reading



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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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Barrio Roots Street Arts Fest in Southeast L.A. (September 19-21, 2014)





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