Re: Latino portrayals

Jenny Baum (
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 06:51:20 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Gail,

Although it's not about stereotypes, you might be interested in Nuyorican
Dream, a documentary that was executive produced by John Leguizamo. It's
available from Big Mouth Productions,
You might also want to try the Racial Justice -> Latino category on


> Gail,
> If the class can handle them, and you can dig up
> copies of these cable tv broadcasts, John Leguizamo's
> Freak, Spic-o-rama, and Mambo Mouth are all totally
> hilarious and right on the money.
> Good Luck,
> Jon Aubrey
>> I have a faculty member developing a course
>> featuring films that portray =
>> stereotypes of Latino cultures. West Side Story,
>> Lone Star, La Bamba, =
>> The Gay Desperado, Born in East L.A., Touch of Evil,
>> and The Gaucho are =
>> already on her list. Directions to lists on the web
>> and additional =
>> suggestions will be welcome.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Gail B. Fedak
>> Manager, Instructional Media Resources
>> Middle Tennessee State University
>> Murfreesboro, TN 37132
>> phone 615-898-2740
>> fax 615-898-2530
>> email
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