Si Se Puede Chicano portillo program
Film Lourdes Portillo Program Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Mar 20, 2018
  • 7PM
Running Time: 69min

The innovative works of Lourdes Portillo—which draw on avant-garde, documentary, narrative, and political filmmaking traditions—address issues central to Latinx life from a feminist, activist point of view.

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

After the Earthquake

Dir. Lourdes Portillo
With Vilma Coronado
1979, 23min, Digital


Portillo's first film charts the experiences of a young Guatemalan woman (Coronado) as she adjusts to life in Los Angeles, offering an incisive comparison of American and Latin American cultures.

CORPUS: A Home Movie for Selena

Dir. Lourdes Portillo
1999, 47min, Digital


This probing documentary explores the legacy of Selena, the late Tejano music superstar, and her enduring centrality to Chicano culture through rare archival footage and interviews with her family and fans.

Women Make Movies co-presenter