Based on a true story, the film describes how L.A.'s public schools treat Mexican-American students in 1968, with a mixture of negligence, apathy, and occasional cruelty. Graduation rates are low, students caught speaking Spanish in class are paddled on the spot, they are denied access to bath...

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Corporate Authors: HBO Films.
Maya Pictures (Firm)

Amicas Entertainment (Firm)

Y.O.Y. Productions.

Esparza/Katz Productions (Firm)

Olmos Productions, Inc.

HBO Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Olmos, Edward James.
De Leon, Marcus, 1958-

Contreras, Ernie.

Sexton, Timothy J., 1959-

Villaseñor, Victor.

Bruce, Lisa.

Vega, Alexa.

Peña, Michael, 1976-

Arias, Yancey.

Harring, Laura, 1964-

Ramirez, Efren, 1983-

Warshofsky, David.

Valdez, Jeremy Ray, 1980-

Hernandez, Jonathan, 1983 May 8-

Gomez, Fidel.

Spain, Douglas, 1974-

Garcia, Jesse, 1982-

Serrano, Rosino.

Esparza, Moctesuma.
Format: Movie DVD
Published:[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • We lost our legacy
  • Chicano leadership
  • Chilapina
  • Agitators
  • Be sensible
  • Que viva La Raza
  • Get organized
  • Walkout
  • Proud?
  • Beautiful day
  • Never give up
  • Chicano power.