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<i>Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena</i>. 1999. Directed by Lourdes Portillo
  • Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena

    1999. Lourdes Portillo. 47 min.

  • Vida

    1989. Lourdes Portillo. 18 min.

Monday, June 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena

    1999. Directed by Lourdes Portillo. This insightful, compassionate tribute to Selena—the Tejana superstar gunned down in 1995 at the age of 23 by the president of her fan club—features rare home movies, family photos, and glossy music videos from Selena’s career, interspersed by conversations with her father, her sister, Latina intellectuals, and ordinary people in Selena’s hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. Courtesy of WMM. 47 min.

  • Vida

    1989. Directed by Lourdes Portillo. This short narrative, produced for AIDS Film, depicts a young Latina in New York City facing the realities of living with AIDS. English, Spanish; English subtitles. 18 min.

In the Film exhibition Lourdes Portillo: La Cineasta Inquisitiva

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