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  Galan Incorporated Television and Film
Chulas Fronteras ("Beautiful Borders") was designed with the education market in mind and came as a "package," complete with full video notes and the soundtrack on LP and cassette.
Chulas Fronteras is one of filmmaker Les Blank's most vibrant and successful music documentaries, due in part to the substantial ground work by Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz who conceived of and produced both Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazón.
A major theme in Chulas Fronteras is the disadvantageous socioeconomic condition of the Texas-Mexican community, covered in short interviews but even more poignantly through song lyrics.
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 Chulas Fronteras - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Chulas Fronteras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chulas Fronteras - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Chulas Fronteras.
Chulas Fronteras is a documentary film from 1976 which tells the story of the music which is played on both sides of the Mexico-Texas border.
The orginal Chulas Fronteras article can be editet
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 Brazos Films Tex-Mex DVD
Chulas Fronteras is absolutely the best Chicano documentary film that I have seen to-date...It is our history, rescued without excuses and without romanticism but with vitality”
“'Chulas Fronteras' provides a magnificent introduction to the most exciting Norteña (“Northern” Texas-Mexican border) musicians working today: Los Alegres de Teran, Lydia Mendoza, Flaco Jimenez and others.
The music and spirit of the people is seen embodied in their strong family life and sheer enjoyment of domestic ritualspreparing of food and eating, celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary, gathering in the backyard with friends.
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 [Videolib] DVDs of CHULAS FRONTERAS, DEL MERO CORAZON and J'AI ETE AU BAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chulas Fronteras - by Les Blank and Chris Strachwitz Filmed in South Texas with: Lydia Mendoza, Flaco Jiménez, Narciso Martínez, Los Alegres de Terán, Rumel Fuentes, Don Santiago Jiménez, Los Pinqüinos Del Norte, Ramiro Cavazos (Canción Mixteca), and others.
REVIEWS “Chulas Fronteras is absolutely the best Chicano documentary film that I have seen to-date...It is our history, rescued without excuses and without romanticism but with vitality” Prof.
The music and spirit of the people is seen embodied in their strong family life and sheer enjoyment of domestic rituals, preparing of food and eating, celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary, gathering in the backyard with friends.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /pipermail/videolib/2003-August/001237.html   (1062 words)

  
 The Austin Chronicle Music: Phases and Stages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nevertheless, the two blazed ahead, driven by the conviction that traditional conjunto is as vital as other U.S. "vernacular" music like the blues, jazz, and zydeco.
The Library of Congress eventually selected Chulas Fronteras for the National Film Registry, and both films have gone on to inspire future generations of musicians and filmmakers.
For conjunto aficionados, Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon are must-have resources.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/2003-05-30/music_phases9.html   (314 words)

  
 Splendid: Departments: &: Jai Ete Au Bal, Chulas Fronteras, and Del Mero Corazon DVDs
Louisiana's music has likely brought Arhoolie its greatest commercial successes, but Strachwitz's ear has a special affinity for Mexican music and the border music of Texas and the remaining Southwest.
Both Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon are almost purely about the music, with the narrative far more subdued -- often simply resuscitations of song lyrics ("I went to the cemetery to pour out my sorrow...
That comes through even during the passages of Chulas Fronteras when the music seems more competent than fun.
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 A Well Spent Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Best of all of these programs is Del Mero Corazon, apparently constructed from Chulas Fronteras outtakes, in which Blank acknowledges, for once, the contradictions of contemporary simplicity.
Associative yet acutely shaped, this is a movie in which the cantina way of life is at once celebrated and found wanting.
Blank's work is so warm, human-scale and casual that it's ideal for home viewing, especially as an opener for one of those mouth-watering meals he always makes you crave.
www.lesblank.com /art/wsl.html   (331 words)

  
 Chulas fronteras [videorecording] / conceived and produced by Chris Strachwitz ; directed by Les Blank. Del mero ...
Chulas fronteras [videorecording] / conceived and produced by Chris Strachwitz ; directed by Les Blank.
Chulas fronteras features their music and culture, showing food preparation, family life, dances, fieldwork, and other social activities.
Special features: 30 minutes of previously unreleased "Lost & found" bonus footage; audio commentary by the filmmakers; why films were made; reviews and honors; about the filmmakers; production stills; detail scene info.
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 Fronteras - Sociologists without borders - Sociólogos sin fronteras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Non-profit organization for the development of socioeconomic projects with the environment in mind.
Libros Sin Fronteras is a bilingual company dedicated to the distribution of important Libros Sin Fronteras is located in beautiful Olympia, Washington.
Sin Fronteras Organizing Project is one of the most important and active The organizing and educational work of Sin Fronteras takes place in the border
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 Fronteras - artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teaching_materials/cur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
CHULAS FRONTERAS reviews from the nation's top critics and audiences.
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 Moviefone: Chulas Fronteras Movie
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 Fronteras - Chulas Fronteras, Del Mero Corazon
Campesinos Sin Fronteras is a recipient of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Border Models of Excellence.
Reporteros Sin Fronteras está al servicio de los gobiernos y de los poderosos intereses económicos y financieros.
Chulas Fronteras, Del Mero Corazon, Arhoolie Records Tejano Catalog, Down Home Music since 1960.
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 Discount on Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazon: Soundtrack Recordings From Two Tex-Mex Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazon: Soundtrack Recordings From Two Tex-Mex Classics
Chulas Fronteras is THE documentary ne plus ultra on tex-mex (norten~o) music, combining wonderful, authentic music past and present with up-front dialogue with the musicians who play it and the Tejanos whose roots are so deeply intertwined with it.
Timothy Harding, an incredible and well-known scholar of Mexican folk and art music, once told his class: "I sometimes think that if I had made that film I would die happy without having done anything else..." Dr. Harding is right.
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 Erik's Rants and Recipes: Also released today for your
The other DVD we are releasing today is Brazos Film's Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon.
I saw Chulas Fronteras several times long before I started working at Arhoolie and thought that it was great.
Frankly, I would recommend Chulas Fronteras just for the footage of Lydia Mendoza, alone (and if you don't know who Lydia Mendoza is, you are missing out on an amazing singer), not to mention getting a close up look at Narciso Martinez's hands on the button accordion.
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 Spacetaker| Your Houston Cultural Arts Guide
Ray Ruiz, a local Houston filmmaker, has captured the vibrant salsa dancing that is currently in vogue throughout the Latino Clubs in the USA.
Filmed on location throughout South Texas, the Mexican Border, as well as in General Teran, Mexico and ranchitos in the Mexico/Texas region, this film has a rare power and captures this traditional music with interviews with the musicians and day-to-day life of the South Texas people.
Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders) has won numerous international awards and has been a favorite at international film festivals.
www.spacetaker.org /event?event_id=269   (246 words)

  
 Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazon by Del Mero Corazon-Chulas Fronte CD
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 Amazon.ca: Search Results All Products: Fronteras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chulas Fronteras [IMPORT] (June 18, 1997 - VHS)
Fronteras by Katrien Seynaeve (Author) (Paperback - April 2003)
Fronteras de Lo Imposible by Iker Jimenez (Author) (Paperback - May 2001)
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 Canyon Cinema, Inc.
He has been called something of an anthropologist, as he has recorded such a variety of ethnic cultures - from the music of Chicanos in CHULAS FRONTERAS, to the Serbian-American communities of Chicago and California in ZIVELI, to the Cajun and Zydeco musicians of Southwest Louisiana in I WENT TO THE DANCE.
An industrial short made for the world's second-largest poultry producer, CHICKEN REAL incorporates subversive bits of satire in its promotion of the assembly-line approach to mass-manufacturing food.
Les Blank is a prize-winning independent filmmaker, best known for a series of poetic films that led Time magazine critic Jay Cocks to write, "I can't believe that anyone interested in movies or America...
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 Chulas-Fronteras - Awesome movies, movie search engine, movie reviews and movie news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 University of North Carolina Institute of Latin American Studies Other Resources
Mexican Filmmaker, Guita Schyfter will be at NC State on November 9 to introduce her film, Novia Que te Vea (1993).
The children of Operation Pedro Pan share their personal stories of the sacrifice, survival, broken hearts and new beginnings through interviews and archival footage.
Les Blank, the Director of Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazón, will be at NC Central to introduce his film November 6.
www.unc.edu /depts/ilas/filmfest2001.html   (2363 words)

  
 GOGamerz Online - Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero
Chulas Fronteras is a film that stays in the mind long after viewing, because it is not just about a culture, but about what it means to be human among fellow humans.
See it if you love Tejano music and culture.
Please note that prices and availability are subject to change.
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 Chulas Fronteras/Del Mero Corazon
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 Fronteras - Sin Fronteras Organizing Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 AV #84085 - Video Cassette - Chulas Fronteras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AV #84085 - Video Cassette - Chulas Fronteras
Video Cassette - 59 minutes - Color - 1976
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