Films With A Purpose - A Puerto Rican Experiment in Social Films
April 23 - May 3
Presentation of screenings, symposia, and lectures concerned with this group of docu-drama films produced in Puerto Rico from 1940-1960 as part of a government initiative for community education and self-help programs.
The program opened at The Museum of Modern Art with other screenings held at The Collective for Living Cinema, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York University, and El Museo del Barrio to insure a broad public for the work.
Comprehensive catalog for the film program with an introduction by Jay Leyda, special consultant to the project, and essays by: Papo Colo, Antonio Lauria, Jack Delano, and project researchers, Luis Rosario Albert and Ines Mongil Echandi. Catalog includes b&w stills from the films and program notes for the screenings.
Exhibit Archive | 86-87 Calender