Cristina Ibarra’s documentary “The Last Conquistador” screens in Native American Film Festival at CSU Sacramento

Mar 06 2011


Hinde Auditorium
California State University Sacramento
Sacramento, CA




Film and Video

John Valadez and Ibarra’s documentary uses the construction and dedication of a monument to Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate to examine his legacy in the Southwest. It raises complex questions about mestizo identity, on-going inequalities, the meaning of public art and the recognition of dignity and humanity of Native people.

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