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Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire (2019)

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Explore the life of Carlos Almaraz, a Chicano activist, sexual outlaw, and visionary painter of some of the most unforgettable images of Southern California.

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Elsa Flores Almaraz, Richard Montoya (as Richard J Montoya)
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Carlos Almaraz / Playing with Fire, is the untold story of legendary painter, Carlos Almaraz. This documentary offers an intimate portrait of the brief, rich, and contradictory life of Carlos Almaraz: a Chicano activist, sexual outlaw, and visionary painter of some of the most unforgettable images of Southern California. Almaraz was an important voice in the Chicano Art Movement, comrade to Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union and responsible for bringing Chicano Art to the fore front by orchestrating a first of its kind exhibition at LACMA, catapulting Chicano Art into the mainstream.

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awesome
17 October 2020 | by wedoskileylaSee all my reviews

Very beautiful and well put together, inspired me!!!


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USA

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English

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1 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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