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Chicana

1979

Dir. Sylvia Morales, 16mm Color Sound 00:23:00

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Description

Chicana focuses on the image of the Mexican/ Chicana woman from pre-Columbian times to the present. An important text in the Chicano/a movement, Sylvia Moreales' film acts as an affirmation of the Chicanas and a critique of the male-centerdness in other films of the movement.
[Source: Scratching the Belly of the Beast Catalogue, 1994]