A film by the National Women's History Project, 1992, 30 min., Color
Spanning five centuries, this comprehensive video, produced by the National Women's History Project, focuses exclusively on the history of Mexican-Ame...
After the Earthquake
A film by Lourdes Portillo, 1979, 23 min., BW
This dramatic story follows a young Nicaraguan immigrant, Irene, as she faces the challenges of life in the U.S. and re-evaluates her relationships wi...
A film by Sylvia Morales, 1979, 23 min., Color
CHICANA traces the history of Chicana and Mexican women from pre-Columbian times to the present. It covers women's role in Aztec society, their partic...
CORPUS: A Home Movie for Selena
A film by Lourdes Portillo, 1999, 47 min., Color
This classic rerelease from award-winning filmmaker Lourdes Portillo (Señorita Extraviada, Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo ) is a complex tri...
A Crushing Love
A film by Sylvia Morales, 2009, 58 min., Color
A CRUSHING LOVE, Sylvia Morales’ sequel to her groundbreaking history of Chicana women, CHICANA (1979), honors the achievements of five activist Latin...
The Desert Is No Lady
A film by Shelley Williams in collaboration with Susan Palmer, 1995, 45 min., Color
With provocative imagery and spirited juxtapositions, THE DESERT IS NO LADY looks at the Southwest through the eyes of its leading contemporary women ...
The Devil Never Sleeps
A film by Lourdes Portillo, 1996, 82 min., Color
Academy Award nominated filmmaker Lourdes Portillo (LAS MADRES: THE MOTHERS OF PLAZA DE MAYO) mines the complicated intersections of analysis and auto...
Everyone Their Grain of Sand
A film by Beth Bird, 2005, 87 min., Color
This award-winning documentary reveals the struggles of the citizens of Maclovio Rojas in Tijuana, Mexico as they battle the state government’s attemp...
A film by Hannah Weyer, 2000, 53 min., Color
In an intimate portrait of migrant life along the U.S.-Mexican border, Hannah Weyer’s new film LA BODA delves into the challenges faced by a community...
Performing the Border
A film by Ursula Biemann, 1999, 42 min., Color
A video essay set in the Mexican-U.S. border town of Ciudad Juarez, where U.S. multinational corporations assemble electronic and digital equipment j...
Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
A film by Lourdes Portillo, 2001, 74 min., Color
SENORITA EXTRAVIADA, MISSING YOUNG WOMAN tells the haunting story of the more than 350 kidnapped, raped and murdered young women of Juárez, Mexico. Vi...
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A film by Sharon Genasci and Dorothy Velasco, 1990, 30 min., Color
This award-winning documentary examines the lives of women migrant workers from Mexico and Central America as they work in grape, strawberry and cherr...