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Chicago's Puerto Rican Story, an 80 minute film, paints an inspiring portrait of the Puerto Rican experience in Chicago––which mirrors the migration experience of Puerto Ricans in the Diaspora. The film highlights Puerto Rico’s early history and political climate at the time of the “Great Migration.” The documentary probes the early years of migration, settlement, and struggles. It recollects the events and influences that shaped the political awareness and activism of the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. And it highlights the many contributions made by generations of Puerto Ricans who called Chicago home.
Through the use of vintage photographs and film footage-
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Educational Edition DVD includes the following: Full length documentary, producers'
press conference commentary, PDF download link to educator's discussion guide. The
Educational Edition also includes two additional short vintage films on Puerto Rico
titled: 'The Other Side of the Coin' and 'Puerto Rico-
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Limited Edition Autographed
A PBS Documentary Written/Produced & Directed by Antonio & Gloricelly Franceschi