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Americanos: Latino Life in the United States

2000
1h 21m
Documentary
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Cast

Jennifer Broncamontes (Self)Dennis Chavez (Self)Crissy Guerrero (Self as El Vette)Guillermo Gómez-Peña (Self)

Directors

Susan Todd, Andrew Young

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Synopsis

Americans of Latino and Hispanic descent are transforming the face of America. Latinos have made enormous contributions to our national heritage in the arts, politics, business, education, science and religion. Americanos celebrates this remarkable legacy, through the stories of some of the most compelling Latino-Americans alive today. The film explores the diversity of Latinos a Mexican-American Elvis impersonator, to the first Hispanic woman in the President's cabinet, and along the way, explodes the stereotypes. Infused with the music of Carlos Santana, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, Lhasa and others.

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