A two-part exploration of depictions of Latin American and border cultures through the moving image and sound
Ore-Giron presented the film Chulas Fronteras. This 1976 documentary, directed by Les Blank, explores the Chicano experience through the lives and music of the Norteño musicians of the Texas-Mexican border. Eamon Ore-Giron introduced the film, discussed its relevance to his practice as an artist and musician, and hosted a Q&A session at the close of the screening.
The film was available for viewing in advance of this program, from November 10 through November 12. Run time: 59 minutes, 32 seconds.
Part One of this program took place on October 29.
An additional program with Eamon Ore-Giron took place on October 22.