Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends

Editor/Author Baugh, Scott L.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $98.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $147.00
ISBN: 978-0-31-338036-5
Category: Arts & Leisure - Film & Television
Image Count: 38
Book Status: Available
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Latino American cinema is a provocative, complex, and definitively American topic of study. This book examines key mainstream commercial films while also spotlighting often underappreciated documentaries, avant-garde and experimental projects, independent productions, features and shorts, and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Entry Lists
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • The Encyclopedia
  • A
  • Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficos
  • Adella [Hernandez Luke], Sophia
  • Agrelo, Marilyn
  • Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country (1977)
  • Aguirre [Juárez], Elsa [Irma] (1930–)
  • Alba, Jessica [Marie] (1981–)
  • Alea, Tomás Gutiérrez (1928–1996)
  • ALMA Awards
  • Almendros, Néstor (1930–1992)
  • Alonso [Bustillo], María [Concepción] Conchita (1957–)
  • Alsino and the Condor (1983)
  • Alvarado, Trini (1967–)
  • Álvarez, Santiago (1919–1998)
  • American Me (1992)
  • Americanos (2002)
  • Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (2000)
  • And Now Miguel (1966)
  •  … And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1995)
  • Anders, [Mary] Allison (1954–)
  • Anthony [Muniz], Marc [Marco] (1968–)
  • Appeals to Santiago (1969)
  • Arau, Alfonso (1932–)
  • Arau, Sergio (1952–)
  • Arizmendi, Yareli
  • Armendáriz [Hastings], Pedro [Gregorio] (1912–1963)
  • Arnaz [ye de Acha III], Desi [Desiderio Alberto] (1917–1986)
  • Arriaga [Jórdan], Guillermo (1958–)
  • Artenstein, Isaac (1954–)
  • Arteta, Miguel (1965–)
  • Aubel, Joe [Joseph] (1939–)
  • Avila, Carlos (1961–)
  • Aztlán Film Institute
  • B
  • The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982)
  • La Bamba (1987)
  • Banderas, [José] Antonio [Domínguez] (1960–)
  • Bandidas (2006)
  • Barbarosa (1982)
  • The Battle of Vieques (1986)
  • El Benny (2006)
  • Blackboard Jungle (1955)
  • Blades [Bellido de Luna], Rubén (1948–)
  • Border Arts Workshop
  • Border Incident (1949)
  • Bordertown (1935)
  • Bordertown (2006)
  • Born in East L.A. (1987)
  • Boulevard Nights (1979)
  • Bound by Honor (Blood in, Blood out) (1993)
  • Braga, Sonia [Sônia Maria Campos] (1950–)
  • Bratt [Banda], Benjamin (1963–)
  • Bratt, Peter (1962–)
  • Bread and Roses (2000)
  • Break of Dawn (1988)
  • Brewster, Jordana (1980–)
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
  • Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
  • Burn! (1969)
  • C
  • Cantinflas [Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes] (1911–1993)
  • Cara, Irene (1959–)
  • Cardoso, Patricia
  • Carrillo, Elpidia (1963–)
  • Carrillo, Leo [Leopoldo Antonio] (1881–1961)
  • Che (2008)
  • Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (1996)
  • Cine Imperfecto
  • Cinema Novo
  • La Ciudad (1998)
  • Code Switching
  • Colina, Enrique
  • Colón [Valle], Míriam (1936–)
  • Crash (2004)
  • Crossing Over (2009)
  • Crossover
  • Crossover Dreams (1985)
  • Cruz [Sánchez], Penélope (1974–)
  • Cry Tough (1959)
  • Cuarón [Orozco], Alfonso (1961–)
  • Cuba (1979)
  • Cuevas, Ximena (1963–)
  • D
  • Dawson, [Isabel] Rosario (1979–)
  • A Day without a Mexican (2004)
  • De Los Santos, Nancy
  • Del Castillo [Negrete Trillo], Kate (1972–)
  • Del Río, [María] Dolores [Asúnsolo López-Negrete] (1905–1983)
  • Del Toro, Benicio (1967–)
  • Del Toro [Gómez], Guillermo (1964–)
  • DeLeon, Marcus (1958–)
  • Díaz, Cameron [Michelle] (1972–)
  • Duel in the Sun (1946)
  • E
  • Eimbcke, Fernando (1970–)
  • Elizondo, Héctor (1936–)
  • España, Frances Salomé
  • Esparza, Moctesuma (1947–)
  • Espinosa, Paul [D.] (1950–)
  • Estévez, Emilio (1962–)
  • F
  • Fallen Gods (2008)
  • Félix [Güereña], María [de los Ángeles] (1914–2002)
  • Fernández, Emilio (1903–1986)
  • Ferrer [de Otero y Cintrón], José [Vicente] (1912–1992)
  • Ferrera, America [Georgina] (1984–)
  • The Fight in the Fields (1997)
  • Figueroa, Gabriel [M.] (1907–1997)
  • Fools Rush In (1997)
  • Frida (2002)
  • Frida, Naturaleza Viva (1986)
  • Fundación del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano
  • Fusco, Coco (1960–)
  • G
  • Galán, Hector
  • Gamboa Jr., Harry
  • García [Menéndez], Andy [Andrés Arturo] (1956–)
  • García, Rodrigo (1959–)
  • García Bernal, Gael (1978–)
  • García Espinosa, Julio (1930–)
  • Genre
  • Giant (1956)
  • Girlfight (2000)
  • Globalization
  • The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
  • Gómez, Sara (1943–1974)
  • Gómez-Peña, Guillermo (1955–)
  • González Iñárritu, Alejandro (1963–)
  • Good Neighbor Policy (1933–1945)
  • H
  • Havana (1990)
  • Hayek [Pinault], Salma (1966–)
  • Hayworth, Rita [Margarita Cansino] (1918–1987)
  • High Noon (1952)
  • Hispanic Hollywood Boom
  • How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)
  • I
  • I Am Joaquin (1969)
  • ICAIC
  • Ichaso, Leon (1948–)
  • Identification
  • Ilich [Morales], Fran (1975–)
  • In Old Arizona (1928)
  • Infante [Cruz], [José] Pedro (1917–1957)
  • J
  • Jimenez, Neal (1960–)
  • Julia, Raúl (1940–1994)
  • Jurado [García], Katy [Maria Cristina Estela Marcela] (1924–2002)
  • L
  • Lamas [y de Santos], Fernando [Álvaro] (1915–1982)
  • Latino (1985)
  • The Lawless (1950)
  • Leduc [Rosenzweig], Paul (1942–)
  • Leguizamo, John (1964–)
  • Lerner, Jesse
  • Life of Sin (1979)
  • Llanos, Fernando (1974–)
  • Lone Star (1996)
  • Longoria, Eva [Jacqueline] (1975–)
  • López, Alma [Lorena] (1966–)
  • Lopez, George [Edward] (1961–)
  • Lopez, Jennifer [Lynn] (1969–)
  • Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
  • Luminarias (2000)
  • Luna [Alexander García], Diego (1979–)
  • M
  • Manifest Destiny (1840s–1890s)
  • Maria Full of Grace (2004)
  • Maria's Story (1990)
  • Marín, Cheech [Richard Anthony] (1946–)
  • Martin, Darnell (1964–)
  • Matías, Beni [Bienvenida]
  • A Medal for Benny (1945)
  • Mendes, Eva (1974–)
  • Mendiola, Jim
  • Menéndez, Ramón
  • Mexican Knife Duel (1894)
  • Mexican Spitfire (1940)
  • Mexico City Directors
  • Mi Familia/My Family (1995)
  • The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
  • Miranda, Carmen (1909–1955)
  • La Misma Luna (2007)
  • Mohammed's Radio (1995)
  • Monroe Doctrine (1823)
  • Montalbán [y Merino], Ricardo [Gonzalo Pedro] (1920–2009)
  • Morales, Esai [Manuel] (1962–)
  • Morales, Jacobo (1934–)
  • Morales, Sylvia (1943–)
  • Moreno, Rita [Rosa Dolores María Alverio] (1931–)
  • My Brother's Wife/La Mujer de Mi Hermano (2005)
  • My Trip in a ’52 Ford (1966)
  • N
  • Narrative
  • The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture
  • The National Association of Latino Independent Producers
  • The National Council of La Raza
  • The National Hispanic Media Coalition
  • Nationalism
  • Nava, Gregory [James] (1949–)
  • Nicotina (2003)
  • Nosotros
  • El Nuevo Cine Mexicano
  • O
  • Old Gringo (1989)
  • Olmos, Edward James (1947–)
  • 100 Rifles (1969)
  • One Story (2009)
  • Ontiveros, Lupe [M.] (1942–)
  • Our Song (2000)
  • The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
  • P
  • Page, Anita [Evelyn Pomares] (1910–2008)
  • Painflower (1996)
  • Los Peloteros (1950)
  • Peña, Elizabeth (1959–)
  • Peña, Michael [Anthony] (1976–)
  • Perez, Rosie [Rosa Maria] (1964–)
  • Perez, Tim [Timothy Paul] (1964–)
  • The Perez Family (1995)
  • Phillips, Lou Diamond [Upchurch] (1962–)
  • Photo Album (1985)
  • Plana, Tony (1952–)
  • P.M. (1961)
  • Politics of Representation
  • Popi (1969)
  • Portillo, Lourdes (1944–)
  • Portillo, Rose (1953–)
  • Prieto, Rodrigo (1965–)
  • The Production Code
  • Q
  • Quinceañera (2006)
  • Quinn, Anthony [Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca] (1916–)
  • R
  • Racho, Susan
  • Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
  • Real Women Have Curves (2002)
  • Renaldo, Duncan (1904–1980)
  • Repositioning
  • Requiem-29 (1971)
  • Revolución (2010)
  • Reygadas [Castillo], Carlos (1971–)
  • Ripstein [Jr.], Alfredo (1916–2007)
  • Ripstein [y Rosen], Arturo (1943–)
  • Rivera, Alex (1973–)
  • Rodríguez, [Mayte] Michelle (1978–)
  • Rodriguez, Paul (1955–)
  • Rodríguez, Robert (1968–)
  • Roland, Gilbert [Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso] (1905–1994)
  • Roldán, Diana
  • Romance Tropical (1934)
  • Romero, Cesar (1907–1994)
  • Rosa, Robby (1970–)
  • Ruehl, Mercedes [J.] (1948–)
  • Run, Tecato, Run (1979)
  • S
  • Saldana, Zoë [Yadira] (1978–)
  • Salles [Jr.], Walter [Moreira] (1956–)
  • Salt of the Earth (1954)
  • San Juan, Olga (1927–2009)
  • Sánchez [Quiros], Eduardo [Miguel] (1968–)
  • Sandino Morena, Catalina (1981–)
  • Santa (1932)
  • Santisteban, Ray
  • Selena (1997)
  • 7 Soles (2009)
  • Sheen, Charlie [Carlos Irwin Estévez] (1965–)
  • Sheen, Martin [Ramón Estévez] (1940–)
  • Smits, Jimmy (1955–)
  • Solás, Humberto (1941–2008)
  • Speedy Gonzalez (1955)
  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Staccato Purr of the Exhaust (1996)
  • Stand and Deliver (1988)
  • State of Siege (1972)
  • Stereotype
  • Stowe [Mora], Madeleine [Marie] (1958–)
  • Strawberry and Chocolate (1994)
  • El Súper (1979)
  • Los Superocheros
  • T
  • Taller Boricua
  • Tin Tan [Valdés y Castillo, Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez] (1915–1973)
  • Tortilla Soup (2001)
  • Touch of Evil (1958)
  • Traffic (2000)
  • Treviño, Jesús “Jesse” Salvador (1946–)
  • Troyano, Ela
  • U
  • UNEAC
  • V
  • Valderrama, Wilmer (1980–)
  • Valdez, Luis [Miguel] (1940–)
  • Varela, Guillermo “Willie” (1950–)
  • Vargas, Jacob (1971–)
  • Velez, Eddie [Edwin] (1958–)
  • Vélez, Lauren (1964–)
  • Vélez [de Villalobos], [María Guadalupe] Lupe (1908–1944)
  • Viva Villa! (1934)
  • ¡Viva Zapata! (1952)
  • A Voice on the Mountain (1951)
  • W
  • Walk Proud (1979)
  • Walkout (2006)
  • Welch, Raquel [Jo-Raquel Tejada] (1940–)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • Y
  • Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
  • Ybarra, Al [Alfred C.] (1905–2001)
  • Young, Robert M. (1924–)
  • Young Guns (1988)
  • Z
  • Zapata, Carmen [Margarita] (1927–)
  • Zoot Suit (1981)
  • Zuniga, Daphne (1962–)
  • Zurinaga, Marcos (1952–)
  • Resource Guide
  • About the Author