Mi Vida Loca & Chicana Feminism
Mi Vida Loca is the first film to depict working class Mexican-American life through the lives of young Latinas. Even more iconic is its portrayal of Chicana feminism.
I can still remember my first impression of the film. I knew my mother would never allow me to watch a movie about cholos, so I waited to watch the film at my prima’s house.
My admiration for the film, as a young Latina, stemmed …