Angel is caught between life in the gang and his taboo friendship with Jamie, an African-American kid. Pressure mounts when his gangster friend Raul warms up his interest in Angel's sister Maria who's dating Jamie.
Did You Know?
The film features cameos by George 'Payaso' Sarabia as the shop owner 'Francisco' as well as Steve 'Sleepy' Aguilar as a local street gangster. Both were featured in the documentary Lives In Hazard, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of American Me by Edward James Olmos. See more