The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies presents

Film Screening: "The Longoria Affair"
with Director John J. Valadez

Thursday, April 14, 2011
8:00 p.m.
Humanities Gateway, Room 1070 (McCormick Screening Room)

About the film:
A funeral home in rural Texas denied services to a soldier’s family because “the whites wouldn't like it,” sparking the Mexican American civil rights movement but dividing a town forever. Learn more about the film: http://www.thelongoriaaffair.com/Longoria_Affair/Longoria_HOME.html
 
About the director:
Director John J. Valadez is a founding member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers.  He has been producing and directing award winning, nationally broadcast documentaries for the past 16 years. His previous films include: The Chicano Wave (PBS, 2009), The Last Conquistador (P.O.V., 2008), High Stakes (CNN, 2005), Matters of Race (PBS 2001), and Passin’ It On (P.O.V., 1994).

For further information, please contact Debbie Michel, dmichel@uci.edu.

 

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