Doc Nights


Directed by Les Blank

USA, 1976 & 1979, 1h 27min, DCP, In Spanish and English with English Subtitles

Doc Nights

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752


Sat, Jul 27

Informative yet informal, CHULAS FRONTERAS is a fascinating and vibrant portrait of a musical style which reflects the bi-cultural heritage of its creators and consumers.” – Dr. David Wilt, National Film Registry

Les Blank’s CHULAS FRONTERAS is a complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteño musicians of the time, including Flaco Jímenez and Lydia Mendoza. Preceded by DEL MERO CORAZÓN, Blank’s lyrical short film about Norteño love songs and the musicians who perform them.

Chulas Fronteras Still 1

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