Chicana
Film Sylvia Morales Program Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Mar 21, 2018
  • 7PM
 
Running Time: 81min

Sylvia Morales' crucial documentaries shed light on the important role women have played throughout Chicano history and in the ongoing push for liberation.

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

A Crushing Love

Dir. Sylvia Morales
2009, 58min, Digital

 

A companion to Chicana, A Crushing Love profiles five contemporary Latina activists, single mothers who balance family with their tireless work of advancing Chicano rights.

 
Chicana

Dir. Sylvia Morales
1979, 23min

 

A vital corrective to the male-dominated work of much of the Chicano Movement, this watershed alternative history illustrates the contributions of Latina women from the Aztec era to the present, with an emphasis on their roles as revolutionary leaders.

Women Make Movies co-presenter