Distributor:  Kartemquin Films
Length:  12 minutes
Date:  1974
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Color
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Viva la Causa

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A colorful record of the making of a mural in Chicago's Pilsen community by Ray Patlán, and the roots of the mural movement of the mid-1970's in Mexico.

Viva la Causa

Not just a colorful record of the making of a mural in Chicago's Pilsen community led by Ray Patlán, this film traces the mural movement of the mid-1970's back to murals in Mexico. Different people view the mural and reflect on its meaning for themselves as Latinos.

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Awards

NEW YORK CITY AMERICAN FESTIVAL 1979

Citation

Main credits

Webb, Teena (Producer)
Dudek, Matt (mus)

Other credits

Music, Matt Dudek, Sharon Karp.


Distributor credits

0

Teena Webb
Teena Webb

Docuseek2 subjects

Art History
Latino and Hispanic Studies
Urban Studies
Murals
Chicago
The Politics of Art

Distributor subjects

Politics
Human Rights
Mexico
Arts
The
Film History
Documentaries
Social Studies
Race and Racism

Keywords

Politics; Immigration; Race/Ethnicity/Racism; Art/Creativity; Human Rights; "Viva la Causa"; Kartemquin Films;

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