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Mexican American Studies: Documentaries


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Octavio Paz

Los Angeles: Lannan Foundation, ©1988.
"Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container. Readings in Spanish with English subtitles. (60 min.) Media PQ7297.P285 A6 1988

Octavio Paz: An Uncommon Poet

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities, 1979.
Mexican poet Octavio Paz talks about his childhood, his activities as a political activist, and his views on poets, poetry, and language. (29 min.) Media PQ7297.P285 O29

Octavio Paz: An Uncommon Poet

Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities, ©1988.
Paz, dean of Latin American writers and intellectuals, reveals his thoughts on poets, poetry and language, discusses his career as a political observer and activist, and draws sharp distinctions between politics and poetry (and between politicians and poets). (29 min.) Media PQ7297.P285 O29 1988

Octavio Paz: Mexico's Muse (SEE Biografía: The Lives of Latin American Writers)

La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead

San Francisco: Xochitl Film Productions, 1989.
Presents a non-traditional look at the ceremonies and rituals observed in the Mexican culture, in both Mexico and the U.S., to celebrate the Days of the Dead (Nov. 1 & 2). (50 min.) Media GR455 .O44 1989

Other Side of the Fence: Mexican Border Towns (Copper State Chronicles)

[S.l.]: Phelps Dodge Corporation, ©1993. (26 min.) Media F811 .C77 1993

El Otro Lado (The Other Side)

Clintondale, NY: Bleak Beauty Video, 1978, ©1979.
Documentary film about Mexican farmworkers and their struggle to cross the U.S. border into Arizona. Spanish, with English subtitles. (60 min.) Media KF4704 .O87 1978.

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