After he is accused of murdering a lawman in 1901 Texas, a Mexican-American farmer flees Read More »
Tag Archives: Edward James Olmos
This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family’s trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Read More »
Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Read More »
Go for Sisters (2013) John Sayles, LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross, Edward James Olmos, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Fontayne is enlisted by Bernice – her estranged old friend and current parole officer – along with a disgraced cop to search for Bernice’s son, who went missing on the Mexican border.
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This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested for a break-in. Santana gets into trouble again and goes straight from reform school to prison, spending eighteen years there, and becoming leader of a powerful gang, both inside and outside the prison, while there. When he is finally released, he tries to make sense of the violence in his life, in a world much changed from when last he was in it.
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