Teatro Campesino (Organization)
Most widely held works about Teatro Campesino (Organization)
Most widely held works by Teatro Campesino (Organization)
Luis Valdez--early works : Actos, Bernabé, and Pensamiento serpentino by Luis Valdez ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays and a narrative poem by Luis Valdez.
Popol vuh sacred book of the Quiché Maya ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Portrays the creation myth of the Quiché Maya of ancient Guatemala. Gives life to the mystic history and art of the Maya, using animated drawings taken directly from classic Maya pottery.
Actos by Luis Valdez ( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in Spanish and English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Rolas de Aztlán songs of the Chicano movement ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 135 libraries worldwide
La Pastorela The shepherds' tale ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Filmed in and around San Juan Bautista Mission, La Pastorela is a musical retelling of the shepherds' journey to Bethlehem to see the Christ Child. We see the play through the eyes of a young Chicana. In her surrealistic dream, she makes the journey with the shepherds.
I am Joaquin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the Chicano poem of the same title by Rodolpho "Corky" Gonzales about the Mexican-American experience from Cortes to the current farm workers' struggle, emphasizing the problems of the oppressed and exploited Mexicans.
La Pastorela ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A Christmas fantasy musical retelling of the shepherds' journey to Bethlehem.
El Teatro Campesino by Teatro Campesino (Organization) ( )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The history of El Teatro Campesino, a farm workers' theater founded by Luis Valdez in 1965 to dramatize the United Farm Workers strike. The theater went on to tour the U.S. and the world and has created plays and films.
Los vendidos The sellouts ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An introduction about the Teatro Campesino and its purpose is followed by a play dramatizing stereotypes and feelings of Mexican Americans in the United States.
Los vendidos ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A short satirical theater piece about a shop which markets made-to-order Mexicans and Mexican-Americans for American consumption.
Actos y el Teatro Campesino ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Popol vuh the creation myth of the Maya ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This much-honored animated film employs authentic imagery from ancient Maya ceramics to create a riveting depiction of the Popol Vuh, the Maya creation myth. Similar to the Biblical story of Genesis in its breadth, scope, and themes, the Popol Vuh is the origin of many myths and beliefs that spread throughout North America and formed the foundation of most Native American religious, philosophical, and ethical beliefs. The film introduces the Maya and relates the entire tale, beginning with the creation of the world and concluding with the victory of the Hero Twins over the evil lords of the Underworld. There are logical stopping places at quarter-hour intervals to facilitate viewing by younger students.
Teatro Campesino : 25 anniversary ( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
El Corrido ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
From the play, La gran carpa de la familia Rascuachi by Luis Valdez. As a young man travels by truck to get work in the U.S., an older man sings him the tale of El Corrido.
El Teatro Campesino ( Visual )
8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A history of El Teatro Campesino (the theater of the farmworkers) from its beginnings in the fields, boosting the morale of striking Mexican-American farmworkers and winning over non-strikers, to its present role as theater committed to social change on a broad front. In promoting the solidarity of Chicanos, the theater presents plays and music stressing the relationship between economic advancement and politics.
El Teatro notes : the quarterly newsletter of El Teatro Campesino ( Serial )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Corridos! Tales of passion and revolution ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Examines the influence of Corridos, Mexican and Mexican American ballads, which celebrate popular heroes and folk tales and provided a sense of history and standards of public morality. Includes performances of Corridos in a program originally produced for stage, with historical and critical commentary between performances.
I am Joaquín based on a poem by Rodolfo Corky Gonzales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Presents a film version of an epic poem which illustrates the cultural heritage of Mexicans and Mexican Americans.
El teatro : el Teatro Campesino newsletter ( Serial )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
La Virgen del Tepeyac by Teatro Campesino (Organization) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
American drama American drama--Mexican American authors Animated films Baraka, Imamu Amiri,--1934- California Chicano movement Christmas music Christmas plays, Spanish Creation Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Fantasy films Folklore Guatemala History Indian mythology Interviews Jesus Christ Legends Literary collections Literature Mexican American agricultural laborers Mexican American dramatists Mexican Americans Mexican Americans--Intellectual life Mexican American theater Mexico Migrant agricultural laborers Music Musical films Nativity of Jesus Christ Poetry Popol vuh Popular music Protest songs Quiché art Quiché Indians Quiché Indians--Religion Quiché mythology Shepherds in the Bible Short films Songs, Spanish Teatro Campesino (Organization) Topical songs United States Valdez, Luis Workers' theater