Filmmaker John Valadez to speak about “Prejudice and
Pride: The Chicano Movement” on Monday
John J. Valadez
TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 24, 2013-The University of Texas at Brownsville will host a discussion and film screening with
filmmaker John Valadez about his documentary “Prejudice and Pride”, featured on
PBS “Latino Americans”
series at noon Monday, Sept. 30 in
the Student Union El Gran Salón. Admission is free and the public is invited
Latino Americans is a landmark
three-part, six-hour documentary series narrated by actor Benjamin Bratt and aired nationally on
PBS. The series premiered on Sept. 17 with episodes on Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
series can be viewed on KMBH, the local affiliate of PBS on Channel 10 (cable) and
viewed online at pbs.org.
Latino Americans is first major
documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and
experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what
is today the United States and have become, with more than 50 million people,
the largest minority group in the U.S.