Walkout
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, [2006].
Edition
[Widescreen format.].
Language
English
ISBN
0783142293, 9780783142296
UPC
026359331220, 026359417320

Notes

General Note
Originally broadcast by HBO as a made-for-television motion picture on March 18, 2006.
General Note
Special feature: Audio commentaries with director Edward James Olmos and producer Moctesuma Esparza [optional audio feature]; Audio commentary with writers Ernie Contreras and Marcus De Leon [optional audio feature]; Audio commentary with writer Timothy Sexton [optional audio feature].
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael McCusker ; music by Rosino Serrano ; costume design, Dorothy Amos ; production designer, Carlos Barbosa.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
Based on a true story, the film describes how L.A.'s public schools treat Mexican-American students in 1968, with a mixture of negligence, apathy, and occasional cruelty. Graduation rates are low, students caught speaking Spanish in class are paddled on the spot, they are denied access to bathrooms at lunch. Paula Crisostomo is smart and gets good grades, but when she attends a student leadership conference at a wealthy Westside facility, she begins to see the bigger cultural picture. With inspiration from a sympathetic young teacher, Sal Castro, Paula becomes a major force in organizing huge walkouts from five East L.A. schools.
Target Audience
Rating: TV-14.
System Details
DVD; Region 1; 5.1 stereo surround, 2.0 stereo; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9 (1.85:1).
Language
In English or dubbed Spanish with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Olmos, E. J., De Leon, M., Contreras, E., Sexton, T. J., Villaseñor, V., Bruce, L. (., PenaVega, A., Peña, M., Arias, Y., Harring, L., Ramirez, E., Warshofsky, D., Valdez, J. R., Hernandez, J., Gomez, F., Spain, D., Garcia, J., Serrano, R., & Esparza, M. (2006). Walkout ([Widescreen format.].). HBO Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edward James. Olmos et al.. 2006. Walkout. HBO Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edward James. Olmos et al.. Walkout HBO Video, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Olmos, Edward James., et al. Walkout [Widescreen format.]., HBO Video, 2006.

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