The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood (2002)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Film & Television History, Race & Ethnicity, Social History  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur

Originally shown on Cinemax, this feature-length documentary recalls the history of Latinos in the American film industry. Everything from negative stereotypes to influential contributions during the last century of cinema are explored through archive footage, film clips, and interviews. Narrated by actress Wanda de Jesus, this release also features actors Ruben Blades, John Leguizamo, and Rita Moreno. Other interview subjects include directors Alfonso Arau, Gregory Nava, and Luis Valdez, as well as various producers, cinematographers, and composers.



film-industry, Latino/Latina, filmmaker, retrospective, cultural-identity, stereotype, film-clips, Hollywood, interview