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Mexican American Studies: Documentaries


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Hispanic America .

New York: CBS News, ©1980.
Examines America's diverse Hispanic population and its impact on the nation's politics and economics. 1 film reel (ca. 13 min.) Media Film B-12,190

Hispanic Americans: The Second Generation

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998.
Examines how the second generation Hispanics are adapting to American society, and how they are maintaining their Latino roots while assimilating into the American cultural mainstream. Explores how they view themselves and how they view each other. In English with some Spanish. (44 min.) Media E184.S75 H59516 1998

The Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Video Collection

Bala Cynwyd, PA: Schlessinger Video Productions, ©1995.
10 cassettes [1] Joan Baez: Mexican-American folksinger -- [2] Simon Bolivar: Latin American revolutionary -- [3] Cesar Chavez: Mexican-American labor leader -- [4] Roberto Clemente: Puerto Rican baseball great -- [5] Hernan Cortes: Spanish explorer -- [6] Ferdinand & Isabella: Spanish monarchs -- [7] Pablo Neruda: Chilean poet and diplomat -- [8] Juan & Evita Peron: President & First Lady of Argentina -- [9] George Santayana: Spanish philosopher and poet -- [10] Pancho Villa: Mexican revolutionary. (ca. 30 min. ea.) Media CT501 .H67 1995

Hispanic Education at the Crossroads

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Examines how Hispanic American children are faring in the educational system, with an emphasis on bilingual education. (ca. 44 min.) Media E184.S75 H5675 1998

Hispanic Entrepreneurs: Against All Odds

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Geraldo Rivera and a host of Hispanic American executives discuss how they overcame racial and financial discrimination to turn their fledgling businesses into million-dollar corporations. Includes interviews with construction mogul Linda Alvarado, owner of the Colorado Rockies football team and the developer of the Simpsons and Garfield cartoon programs. (ca. 44 min.) Media E184.S75 H5676 1998

Hispanic Magazine's Guide to Hispanic Excellence

[S.l.]: Conrad & Associates, 1993-1994.
Dedicated to the belief that children need positive role models in order to learn and grow, this three-part video series introduces Hispanic students to prominent Hispanics who have attained success in a range of fields. 3 videocassettes (ca. 35 min. each) Media E184.S75 .H575 1993

Hispanic Women's Contributions (Hispanic Journal I & II)

Pasadena, CA: Rod Enterprises, ©1988.
Two programs showing interviews with panels of Hispanic American professional women from the Los Angeles area. (54 min.) Media E184.S75 H572 1988

Hispanics in the Media

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Explores the current role of Hispanics in the media including interviews with Geraldo Rivera, Moctesuma Esparz, David Valdez, Rita Moreno, Elizabeth Peña, Jimmy Smits and Isiah Morales. (44 min.) Media P94.5.H58 H57 1998

Hispanics: The Changing Role of Women

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
In this program, several prominent Latina women, including author Isabel Allende, discuss their changing role within the context of Hispanic family values, male machismo, and the traditional role of females as the center of family and community life. Also examines the issue from the male perspective. (ca. 44 min.) Media E184.S75 H59515 1998

Hispanics, Their Differences: Myth or Fact

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Examines the differences and similarities between Hispanics in the United States. Three families are spotlighted; one Puerto Rican, one Mexican American and one Cuban American. Explores how they view themselves and how they view each other. (ca. 44 min.) Media E184.S75 H595172 1998

El hombre cine Mexicano: Pedro Infante

[S.l.]: Mexcinema Video Corp.; Madera, CA: distributed by Madera CineVideo, 1985.
"Pedro Infante, a quien podemos llamar con justificada razon 'el senor cine Mexicano', interpreta los mas diversos papeles en su vida artistica. Desde el osado y bravo charro Mexicano, hasta el ingenuo y timido indio."--Container. (90 min.) Main? PN1997.5 .H65 1985

El Hombre, cuando es hombre (A Man, When He's a Man)

New York: Women Make Movies, 1982.
A documentary illuminating the social climate and cultural conditions which nurture "machismo" and allow the domination of women by men to flourish in Latin America. Media HQ18.L29 H65 1982

Home is Struggle: Historias Paralelas

New York: Women Make Movies, 1991.
Film explores the lives of women who have immigrated to the United States from different Latin American countries for very different reasons, economic and political. In sharing their stories they present an absorbing picture of the construction of Latina identity and the immigrant experience. Note In English and Spanish with English subtitles. (37 min.) Media HQ1410 .H65 1991

Homelessness among Hispanics

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Inc., ©1991.
Discussion of inadequate housing and substandard public housing among Hispanic Americans and refugees from Central America in the United States. (30 min.) Media E184.S75 H66 1991

How's School, Enrique?

[S.l.]: Frager Productions, 1970.
A documentary film which depicts some of the educational and environmental problems that are faced by Mexican-American youth. 1 film reel (18 min.) Media Film B-10,867

The Hunt for Pancho Villa

Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, ©1993.
A story of the 1916 "Punitive Expedition" into Mexico that failed to capture Pancho Villa and brought the United States and Mexico to the brink of war. (56 min.) Media F1234 .H85 1993.

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