Chulas Fronteras

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august, 2019

09aug7:00 pm8:30 pmChulas Fronteras

Event Details

From director Les Blank comes a complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteno musicians of the Texas-Mexican border, including Flaco Jimenez and Lydia Mendoza. Selected for The Library of Congress, National Film Registry of Motion Pictures, to be preserved in perpetuity. Preceded by Del Mero Corazón, a lyrical journey through the heart of Chicano culture as reflected in the love songs of the Tex-Mex Norteña music tradition, constructed from outtakes from Chulas Fronteras and brought to life by long-time collaborator of Les Blank’s, Maureen Gosling. Join us for Lightbox’s Back Porch Beer Garden at 6pm prior to this screening!

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(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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