LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Features Classic Film Posters

AP Photo Damian Dovarganes

Classic film posters featuring Lupita Tovar and Dolores del Rio are showcased at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, a center of Mexican American culture and arts seen adjacent to historic Olvera Street downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, April 13, 2011. With an exhibit that includes interactive materials, crosses, letters, paintings, a small canon and other historical artifacts, the first cultural center in Los Angeles dedicated to the Mexican and Mexican American heritage will open to the public on Saturday, April 17.

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The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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