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¡Sí Se Puede! Pioneers of Chicano Cinema

The path-breaking Chicano filmmakers who emerged in the 1970s and 80s represented onscreen, for the first time, a community hitherto ignored—or misrepresented—by mainstream media. Defying the odds, these directors created a counter-cinema that spoke to the unique experiences of Chicano life. Their films are chronicles both of struggle—against racism, economic exploitation, police abuse—and of a vibrant culture's history and traditions.

Popular favorites such as La Bamba and Selena will be shown along lesser-known gems including Please Don't Bury Me Alive!The Devil Never Sleeps,  and shorts programs.

New York: March 16 - 22 at BAM.

Earlier Event: March 15
San Diego Latino Film Festival
Later Event: March 16
Holy Mountain