In this home movie from 1986, Luz and Jesus Herrera edit together a montage of their family videos by creating a mock television show, “I Love Luz.”
This home movie captures scenes of children of all ages dancing in the Ballet Folklorico of El Paso’s 1988 Christmas Recital. In traditional Mexican costume, the children perform a variety of Mexican folk dances.
This home movie documents scenes of museum culture and city events in El Paso in 2003. Footage includes scenes from the Chicano Visions exhibit opening at the El Paso Museum of Art, as well as Cheech Marin speaking at an exhibit opening at Insights El Paso Science Center.
This home movie from El Paso’s Cruz family captures scenes of children dancing the Mexican Hat Dance in traditional Mexican costume, young boys performing tricks with lassos, then a fashionable adult dance party.
This home movie documents a housing dedication at the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tigua Indian Reservation in 1976. Tigua Chief Jos
This home movie captures scenes of a hula performance and group lesson in Waikiki, Hawaii, where El Paso’s Cruz family was vacationing in 1974. The luau teacher, the kuma hula, demonstrates hip and foot movements for the large group of tourist students.