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Widescreen version.




Alexa Vega, Michael Peña, Yancey Arias, Laura Harring, Efren Ramirez, David Warshofsky, Holmes Osbourne, Tim DeKay, Tonantzin Esparza, Bodie Olmos, Veronica A. Diaz, Jeremy Ray Valdez, Jonathan Hernandez, Fidel Gomez, Douglas Spain, Marisol Crisostomo-Romo, Germaine De Leon, Carmen Corral, David Devora, Jesse Garcia, Pablo Santos.

Publication Information

[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2006.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.


Rating: TV-14.


An idealistic honor student organizes a multi-school walkout to protest unfair treatment of Mexican Americans by the East Los Angeles public school system. Based on a true story.


Originally produced as a television movie in 2006.

"This film is a dramatization based on certain facts. Some of the characters have been changed, and some of the events and characters have been fictionalized for dramatic purposes"--Closing credits.

Special feature: three optional audio commentaries (with director Olmos & executive producer Moctesuma Esparza; with writers Ernie Contreras & Marcus De Leon; with writer Timothy Sexton).

Container erroneously indicates presence of French language soundtrack.

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