Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

CMAS Latina/o Media Makers Series presents Jesús Treviño

Screening with Q&A

Tue, March 7, 2017 | Belo Center for New Media (BMC 5.102), The University of Texas at Austin

5:30 PM

Join us for our Latina/o Media Makers Series!
Join us for our Latina/o Media Makers Series!

The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) is proud to present the Latina/o Media Makers series, showcasing Latina/o film and media makers who have contributed importantly to Latina/o visibility and media production.

Join us for Part 2 of the series featuring Jesús Treviño on Tuesday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m.

Jesús Salvador Treviño is a writer/director whose television directing credits include CRIMINAL MINDS, LAW & ORDER CRIMINAL INTENT, PRISON BREAK, ER, BONES, CROSSING JORDAN, THIRD WATCH, NYPD BLUE, CHICAGO HOPE, THE PRACTICE, THE O.C., DAWSON’S CREEK, NASH BRIDGES, STAR TREK VOYAGER and many others.

His national PBS documentaries about Latinos include YO SOY CHICANO, AMERICA TROPICAL, LA RAZA UNIDA, CHICANO MORATORIUM and THE SALAZAR INQUEST. He was Co-Executive Producer of the PBS documentary series, CHICANO! HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He wrote and directed the Mexican feature film RAICES DE SANGRE (ROOTS OF BLOOD) and SEGUIN, an American Playhouse drama of the Alamo saga told from a Mexican American point of view.

Mr. Treviño’s collection of short stories, THE FABULOUS SINKHOLE AND OTHER STORIES was published in 1995. A memoir of his experiences as an activist filmmaker during the turbulent 1960s, EYEWITNESS: A FILMMAKER’S MEMOIR OF THE CHICANO MOVEMENT was published in 2001. A second collection of short stories, THE SKYSCRAPER THAT FLEW, was published in 2005. His most recent collection of short stories RETURN TO ARROYO GRANDE was published in 2015 and won the 2016 American Book Award. Mr. Trevino’s latest effort is a video website showcasing Latino history, art, music, theater, literature, cinema and food: www.Latinopia.com.

See photos from the event here.

Sponsored by: Center for Mexican American Studies in collaboration with Department of Radio-Television-Film

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