Over 500 people gave a standing ovation to the film about the Beloved Activist Pancho Medrano at the Latino Cultural Center. All the Mondells worked on this short film .. Hopefully there will be longer one that will inspire young people to become active. . Hardly a moment in American civil rights history does not contain a place for Pancho Medrano. He was at Selma and in Birmingham with Martin Luther King. He was with Cesar Chavez in Delano. It was Pancho who defended Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson from a crazed racist crowd in Dallas.
Films in Progress
"Every Shoe has a story. Every woman has both." SOLE SISTERS will be a documentary film about women's lives seen through personal stories about their shoes. Anchored by the film, Media Projects will develop a multi-media platform with educational and entertainment experiences that include the web, theater and publishing opportunities. The SOLE SISTERS' project will reach a global audience as it celebrates, uplifts and empowers women of all ages, ethnicities, and walks of life.
Welcome to Our Neighborhood
Tells the human impact of development over the past 15 years in a Dallas neighborhood. Its story can be repeated in other cities around the country.
A SLAVE FIGHTS SLAVERY
Recounts the heroic life of John Kizell - seized from his African village and brought to Charles Town, S.C. as a slave in 1773. Eventually, he returned to Africa as a free man to fight the slave trade.
In Her Shoes
Incarcerated women in art course reflect on their lives through the shoes they have worn, the shoes they are wearing and the shoes they hope to take their next step in.