Film Series: Border Crossings

Still from A Song Often Played on the Radio (2019). Courtesy of Raven Chacon and Cristóbal Martínez.

Film Series: Border Crossings
August 10, 2019

Free. In partnership with El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival.

Created by contemporary artists Raven Chacon and Cristóbal Martínez, A Song Often Played on the Radio (2019) is a lyrical allegory that is mythic in scope. In the half-hour film seminal Chicano performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña and noted musician Nacha Mendez move through the past, present, and future of the borderlands and its indigenous people.

The film screening is followed by a Q&A with artist Raven Chacon.

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