CHICANO PARK

CHICANO PARK

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1364
    Format: DVD

    Chronicles the history of Chicano Park, famous for its giant murals painted on freeway pillars, which became the focus for the revitalization of San Diego's Chicano community in the 1970s and '80s. The video highlights the artists, musicians, and activists involved in this struggle, and explores such issues as cultural identity and stereotypes, the nature of ethnic and racial relations in the U.S., and the role of popular culture in addressing social issues.

    Produced by Marilyn Mulford and Mario Barrera
    1989, 60 minutes
    Purchase: $310 | Classroom Rental: $125

    * Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival
    * Gold Award, Houston International Film Festival
    * CINE Golden Eagle Award
    * Best of Northern California Award, National Educational Film and Video Festival

    "...an important film for contemporary Hispanic history...highly recommended."--La Red (National Chicano Council on Higher Education)

    *** "Excellent...a celebration of life, empowerment, and ethnic pride."--American Film and Video Association Evaluations



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