Category Archives: Experimental

No Movies with Harry Gamboa Jr.

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Los Illegals – We Don’t Need a Tan 1981

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ASCO

Asco: Elite of the Obscure, A Retrospective, 1972–1987 is the first retrospective to present the wide-ranging work of the Chicano performance and conceptual art group Asco. Asco (1972–1987) began as a tight-knit core group of artists from East Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Silent No Longer: The Visual Poetic Resistance of Chicana/o Cinema in the Experimental Films of Frances Salomé España

During the formative years of the motion picture industry in the early 1900s, silent films exemplified the egregiously racist and misogynist nature of American cinema towards Mexicans. The films Let Katie Do It and D.W. Griffith’s little known, The Martyrs … Continue reading

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