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Title Columbus on trial [videorecording] / by Lourdes Portillo with Culture Clash ; producer and director, Lourdes Portillo ; screenplay by Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza, Lourdes Portillo.
Published New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, c1993.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997 .C7465 1993b    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 4³/₃ in.
Credits Cinematography, Kyle Kibbe ; editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; art director, Alessandro Moruzzi ; music, Perez Prado, Danda Taurina de Genaro Nunez.
Note This disc has been recorded using DVD-R equipment and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as an independent film in 1992.
System Reqs DVD.
Cast Herbert Siguenza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Roberta Delgado, Terry Coleman, Charo Toledo, Xochitl Perales, Carlos Scarlata, Maimonides Herrero, Andy Serrano, Jessica Jojola, Beatriz Flores, Maria Luna, Lupe Saavedra, Eric Martinez, Tad Anderson.
Summary A satire on the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus as to whether he, indeed, did discover America and introduce European civilization and Christianity to the native populations there, or if he (from the Native American point of view) invaded their territories and began the systematic destruction of their cultures that has continued for the following 500 years. Acted and co-written by the comic trio Culture Clash, imagines the trial of the Discoverer 500 years after the fact. presided over by a woman judge of Hispano-American descent.
Local Note DVD generously provided by the Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Columbus, Christopher -- drama.
Trials (Genocide) -- Drama.
Indians -- First contact with Europeans -- Drama.
Indians, Treatment of -- Latin America -- Drama.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Drama.
Genre Comedy films.
Historical films.
Short films.
Related Names Portillo, Lourdes.
Montoya, Richard.
Salinas, Ricardo.
Siguenza, Herbert.
Delgado, Roberta.
Culture Clash (Comedy troupe)
Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC number 302320689