The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

Challenging stereotypes that persist today, The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez examines the nature of “foreignness” through the true story of Gregorio Cortez, a Mexican-American farmer accused in 1901 of murdering a Texas lawman.  Edward James Olmos stars as the legendary Cortez who eludes a large-scale search for two weeks.

Los Angeles: August 1. Full details here.  Actor Edward James Olmos and director Robert M. Young in person for a pre-film discussion