Hinojosa

Juan Pablo González


USA/Mexico, Biographical Documentary/Literature, 2013
15 min, HD, Color
English, Spanish with English subtitles

Director Juan Pablo González in attendance

HINOJOSA is a poetic tribute to one of the most important Mexican-American writers alive, Rolando Hinojosa-Smith (b. 1929). In this fifteen minute documentary, Hinojosa himself recounts his childhood in Mercedes, Texas‚ a border town in the Rio Grande Valley, and the origins that led him to inspiration and to become a pioneer of the Chicano literary movement of the 1970s. Constructed with evocative, contemplative sequences, as well as interview excerpts, the film is a manifesto of the writer’s artistic spirit.

 

World Premiere

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Saturday, April 26th 1:30PM

Marchesa Hall & Theatre

Screens before the feature film
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