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Conversations with Intellectuals About Selena
Directed by Lourdes Portillo • 1999 • United States
Interrogating the Selena phenomenon, Lourdes Portillo brings together a group of Chicana cultural critics to talk about the Tejana music icon. Delving into their reactions to Selena’s groundbreaking rise, widespread influence, and tragic death, the conversation goes beyond the singer’s life and legacy to explore questions of representation and the intersection of pop and the personal.