THE LEMON GROVE INCIDENT
1985, 58 minutes
Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125
Based on actual historical events, this docudrama, which blends archival photos, dramatic reenactments and interviews with former students, portrays the efforts of the Mexican- American community in Lemon Grove, California, to challenge local school segregation practices and racial discrimination in Depression-era America.
* Three Emmys, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
* Gold Award, Houston Film Festival
"A top-notch, polished presentation." - Booklist (American Library Association)
"Well-researched docudrama. Highly recommended for use in law schools, undergraduate courses in American history and Chicano studies, and for high school and general audiences." - Choice (American Library Association)