Yo Soy Chicano
Film Cinco Vidas + Yo Soy Chicano Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Mar 21, 2018
  • 9PM
 
Running Time: 110min Format: Digital

The history, richness, and diversity of Mexican-American identity is celebrated in these documentaries, which trace Chicano culture from its pre-Columbian origins to the political activism of the 1960s and 70s.

GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
 
 

Cinco Vidas

Dir. José Luis Ruiz
1972, 51min, Digital

 

The richness and diversity of East Los Angeles' Chicano community is revealed through profiles of five residents, ranging from a grandmother to law student to a school principal, in this Emmy winning documentary

Preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive

 
Yo Soy Chicano

Dir. Jesús Salvador Treviño
1971, 59min, Digital

 

Director Jesús Salvador Treviño offers a comprehensive view of Chicano history and identity, tracing the culture from its pre-Columbian origins to the political activism of the 1960s and 70s.