Frontierland / Frontierlandia

Mexican and American cultures converge where least expected — in Vancouver’s Chinatown, and in the homes of European collectors.

Premiere Date
August 1, 1996
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    1996 CineFestival - San Antonio -Juror's Prize
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    1996 Festival Cinematografico International del Uruguay-Honorable Mention
  • Producer

    Jesse Lerner

    Producer

    Rubén Ortiz Torres

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    The Film

    Through a travelogue of sorts, Frontierland/Frontierlandia looks at the convergence of Mexican and American cultures which now exist where one might least expect it — Mexico City, Vancouver's Chinatown, and in the homes of European collectors of pre-Columbian art.

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