Chicanos and Film: Essays on Chicano Representation and Resistance

Chicanos and Film: Essays on Chicano Representation and Resistance

by Chon A. Noriega

ISBN-10: 0824074394

ISBN-13: 9780824074395

Pub. Date: 12/01/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.

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Garland Reference Library of Social Science Series

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Representation and Resistance
The American Film Industry
Stereotyping and Chicano Resistance: An Historical Dimension (1973)3
Latino Participation in the Hollywood Film Industry, 1911-194518
Bordertown, the Assimilation Narrative, and the Chicano Social Problem Film29
Of Mestizos and Half-Breeds: Orson Welles's Touch of Evil47
Latino Sacrifice in the Discourse of Citizenship: Acting against the "Mainstream," 1985-198859
Who is Maria? What is Juan? Dilemmas of Analyzing the Chicano Image in U.S. Feature Films74
The Mexican Film Industry
Pochos and Other Extremes in Mexican Cinema; or, El Cine Mexicano se va de Bracero, 1922-196394
Cinematic Orphans: Mexican Immigrants in the United States since the 1950s114
Ni de aqui, ni de alla: Indigenous Female Representation in the Films of Maria Elena Velasco127
Pt. 2Critical Issues in Chicano Cinema
Between a Weapon and a Formula: Chicano Cinema and Its Contexts141
Chicana Film Practices: Confronting the "Many-Headed Demon of Oppression"168
Self-Directed Stereotyping in the Films of Cheech Marin183
Legislating Languages: The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez and the English Language Amendment195
Chicano Cinema: A Dialectic between Voices and Images of the Autonomous Discourse Versus Those of the Dominant207
Story Structure in Latino Feature Films218
Crossover: Hispanic Specialty Films in the U.S. Movie Marketplace241
A Chicano Reporter in "Hispanic Hollywood": Editorial Agendas and the Culture of Professional Journalism261
Pt. 3Manifestos and Testimonials
Ya Basta con Yankee Imperialist Documentaries! (1974)275
Towards the Development of a Raza Cinema (1975)284
Notes on Chicano Cinema (1979)303
Filming a Chicana Documentary (1979)308
"Eso me esta pasando" (1990)312
Selected Bibliography317

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