Samohi Tackles Relevant Race Issues in ‘Zoot Suit’

Samohi Tackles Relevant Race Issues in ‘Zoot Suit’

By Atlas Novack – SMMirror.com – Image Not Credited. Times change, but sometimes the headlines don’t. Luis Valdez’s groundbreaking play set on the streets of East Los Angeles depicts the lives of Mexican American youth who were unjustly indicted for the...
Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” Extended Before It Even Opens

Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” Extended Before It Even Opens

By B. Hernandez – LatinHeat.com – Photo Not Credited Just a week into rehearsals for Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit and the ticket demand has forced the Center Theatre Group to announce a one-week extension due to strong ticket sales. The production has been...
Demian Bichir plays it cool in ‘Zoot Suit’

Demian Bichir plays it cool in ‘Zoot Suit’

By Daryl H. Miller/Contact Reporter – LATimes.com – Photo Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times – He holds out the sleek, black fedora for closer inspection. It is at once reserved and dandyish, with a brim that sweeps up in back into what look like...
Film/Film Flam: Zoot Suit

Film/Film Flam: Zoot Suit

Harvard Film Archive – BostonHassle.com – Photo Not Credited Zoot Suit 1981 dir. Luis Valdez 103 min. Part of the ongoing series: Cinema of Resistance 35mm! Read...