Cine Las Americas Festival to Showcase Films by Efraín Gutiérrez
The 17th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival will honor the life and work of Efraín Gutiérrez, a pioneer of Mexican American cinema in Texas. A special presentation of his films will take place over three days, April 23, 24, and 26. More information and tickets are available through the festival website, www.cinelasamericas.org. The films to be shown were preserved by the UCLA Film and Television Archive in collaboration with the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as part of their Chicano Cinema Recovery Project.