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Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano
Producers: Dan Guerrero/Nancy De Los Santos;
USA, Documentary, 60 minutes
The American Sabor Latinos in U.S. Popular Music Film Series presents Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano (2006). This documentary film is a celebration of the life and career of Lalo Guerrero that documents the contemporary history of Mexican Americans through his music. Taped interviews with Linda Ronstadt, Paul Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos, Ry Cooder, United Farm Workers of America co-founder Dolores Huerta, Cheech Marin and others describe the influence and impact of Guerrero’s music from a personal and professional perspective.
Introduction and post-screening Q&A with co-producer and co-writer Daniel Guerrero
Recognized by Hispanic Magazine as “one of the 25 most powerful Latinos in Hollywood,” musical theatre performer, casting director, talent agent, writer and independent producer, Dan Guerrero has fiercely worked to promote more positive Latino images on the screen, and has helmed projects for NBC, HBO, CNBC, Fox, Univision, Telemundo and PBS.