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Inner Borderlines : [eVideo - Films on Demand] : Visions of America Through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales

Author: Alejandro Morales; Infobase,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Alejandro Morales, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2014] 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In April 2013, Spanish film maker Luis Mancha went to the University of California, Irvine to interview Alejandro Morales, an under-read Chicano author whose works present a vision of Southern California and America so different from the image that the United States projects abroad that Mancha felt compelled to make this documentary film. In it we follow Morales' journey around Southern California as he tries to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Criticism and interpretation
Named Person: Alejandro Morales; Alejandro Morales
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Morales; Infobase,
OCLC Number: 1027775161
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Originally produced by Morales, Alejandro, 2014.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on September 17, 2015.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr. 13 min., 9 sec.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Alejandro Morales Introduction (2:04) --
Freeways (2:49) --
First Immigrants (1:44) --
Misionaries and Native Americans (2:48) --
Chicano Literary World (2:15) --
Californios (2:15) --
Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (5:06) --
Irvine Ranch (4:11) --
University World (2:26) --
University Barriers (2:19) --
Struggle for Academic Legitimacy (3:49) --
Commercializing Chicana Authors (3:09) --
City of Irvine (1:54) --
Santa Ana (2:40) --
Simons Town (4:34) --
Barrios (3:57) --
Jail (3:03) --
Institutionalization (1:21) --
Crime Pays (2:53) --
Future (4:32) --
Ongoing Racism (2:25) --
Latino Culture and Health (3:06) --
United North America (2:16) --
White Flight (1:58) --
Credits: Inner Borderlines: Visions of America Through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales (1:46)
Other Titles: Visions of America Through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales
Responsibility: Alejandro Morales.

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In April 2013, Spanish film maker Luis Mancha went to the University of California, Irvine to interview Alejandro Morales, an under-read Chicano author whose works present a vision of Southern California and America so different from the image that the United States projects abroad that Mancha felt compelled to make this documentary film. In it we follow Morales' journey around Southern California as he tries to understand issues concerning the Latino population in California and the U.S. He and other Chicano/Latino academic experts discuss the first immigrants to California; how California was taken over by Anglo-Americans; how the city of Irvine came to be and its juxtaposition to Santa Ana; Barrios and "white flight;" Chicano literature; institutionalized racism and university barriers to ethnic studies programs; gang violence and the incarceration system; and future relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Also featuring Leo Chavez, MarC-a Herrera-Sobek, Francisco LomelC-, Belinda Campos, RaC:l Fernandez, Mario GarcC-a, Ellen McCracken, and Eleanor Guzman.

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