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Quinceñera exhibit film series: Quinceañera (2006)

Event Type
Film Screening
Spurlock Museum
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
Sep 20, 2022   7:00 pm  
Alexandria Stratton
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Quinceañera (2006, dir. Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland) - 90 mins.

Discussion with Dr. Angharad Valdivia, Ariana Cano, and Stephanie Pérez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Set in the rapidly gentrifying Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park, quinceañera Magdalena (Emily Rios) and her cousin Carlos (Jesse Garcia) experience a coming of age in which they grapple with their Mexican-American identity, sexuality, and family.

Ambientada en el barrio de Echo Park de Los Ángeles, que se está aburguesando rápidamente, la quinceañera Magdalena (Emily Rios) y su primo Carlos (Jesse García) atraviesan la madurez en la que lidian con sus identidades mexicano-estadounidenses, sus sexualidades, y su familia.

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