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The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo | SXSW

  • Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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The March on Washington Film Festival, in partnership with Friends of the American Latino Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico, invites you to join us for a special screening and discussion of The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo on Sunday, March 11th at 4pm at the Mexican American Cultural Center. Please join us as we honor the life and legacy of Chicano activist, lawyer and cultural icon, Oscar Zeta Acosta. 
 
About the Film
The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo is a fresh and innovative look into the life of radical Chicano lawyer, author and counter cultural icon, Oscar Zeta Acosta. His story sets out to right a historical wrong, giving Acosta his due place as an imperfect, but larger than life figure in American history. Relevant now more than ever, this urgent, untold story probes issues of racial identity, criminal justice and politics, while revealing the personal story of a troubled and brilliant man coming to terms with his identity and finding meaning in the struggles of his people.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below!

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