What Really Happened at the East Los Angeles Chicano Riot?


Dir. Kevin Rafferty, 16mm Color Sound 00:15:00

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN THE EAST LOS ANGELES CHICANO RIOT? which examines the police shooting of a Chicano youth at a demonstration on Jan. 31, 1971, uses the expository mode to undercut expository authority without becoming self-reflexive.

[Source: Chon A. Noriega, "Shot in America: television, the state, and the rise of Chicano Cinema," 2000]