La Mission deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
Author - Angelica Pena
Located in San Diego county, Angelica is a recent graduate from California State University, San Marcos, earning her a bachelor’s in media studies. Her academic work focuses on intersectional topics dealing with race, gender, and sexuality. She currently works as a photographer. Long term, she wishes to pursue writing and become an advocate for her community.
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The following is part 2 of our interview between Daily Chela contributor Angelica Peña and filmmaker Kareem Tabsch. If you missed it, you can read part 1 of...
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The following is part 1 of our interview with filmmaker Kareem Tabsch.