Crystal terriquez, one of the high school seniors from arizona in precious knowledge, part of the independent lens series on pbs credit ari palos the film, directed by ari luis. Not long after arriving in tucson from kentucky, documentary film makers ari luis palos and eren isabel mcginnis learned about the mexican-american studies program at tucson unified school. You can join by hosting a house party to view the documentary film precious knowledge about film directed by ari luis palos and produced by eren. Ari palos, precious knowledge (due date for response open) the documentary precious knowledge was an amazing example of what is wrong with the educational.
Precious knowledge interweaves the transformative stories of students in the mexican american studies program at tucson high school the program has become a model of educational success with 100% of their students graduating from high school and 82% attending college. Precious knowledge directed by ari luis palos produced by eren isabel mcginnis dos vatos productions, 2011 70 min contact me what a timely and important film this is. Tracing the political in a balanced but unabashedly passionate film directed by ari luis palos and as one of the most convincing parts of the film, precious knowledge also.
Precious knowledge is a 2011 educational and political documentary centered on the banning of the mexican-american studies program in the tucson unified school district of arizona it was directed by ari palos and produced by eren isabel mcginnis, both founders of dos vatos productions  the film. [a co-production of dos vatos productions and the independent television service (itvs) produced in association with latino public broadcasting and arizona public media] produced and directed by ari luis palos produced by eren isabel mcginnis. A brief review of pre- film #5: precious knowledge: directed by ari luis palos, dos vatos productions, inc, color, 70 minutes, 2011.
At 6 pm, sunday, may 13, kuat channel 6 will broadcast precious knowledge, a documentary by tucson-based filmmakers ari luis palos and eren isabel mcginnis that focuses on tusd's ethnic-studies. Chicano studies - precious knowledge in correlation with ari luis palos's documentary, precious knowledge after collecting information from of different. Precious knowledge review by ed rampell hollywood progressive this latino public broadcasting co-production is a very powerful documentary about the extremely dubious campaign to eliminate ethnic studies from tucson's schools, and the resistance to this racist exercise in white supremacy director ari luis palos wisely focuses on students in and teachers of these classes in tucson's high. Precious knowledge (2011 dir ari palos) is a documentary film that follows the debate in arizona over ethnic studies (eths) in particular, it chronicles the last few years of mexican american studies/raza studies (mas) at tucson high school, including the social and political climate surrounding. Precious knowledge is a 2011 educational and political documentary that centers on the banning of the mexican-american studies(mas) program in the tucson unified school district of arizona the documentary was directed by ari luis palos and produced by eren isabel mcginnis, both founders of dos vatos productions.
Precious knowledge (2012) by ari luis palos & eren isabel mcginnis precious knowledge interweaves the stories of students in the mexican american studies program at tucson high school. Dr suzi soohoo's critical pedagogy phd students facilitated an inspiring debate at the screening of the documentary precious knowledge last month this 2011 political documentary, directed by ari palos and produced by eren isabel mcginnis, focused on the ban of the mexican american. Others included:the hypocrisy of racism: arizona's movement towards state-sanctioned apartheid by augustine f romero, dangerous minds in tucson: the banning of mexican american studies and critical thinking in arizona by curtis acosta, and precious knowledge: an interview with film director, ari palos, on april 15, 2013 by. Du graduate women's council the review of higher education 383 (2015): 359-396 web precious knowledge dir ari luis palos perf crystal terriquez.
Precious knowledge (2011 dir ari palos) is an award winning documentary that follows the debate over the ethnic studies curriculum (eths) in the tucson unified school district (tusd), including the political climate that surrounded the passage of house bill 2281--the bill that dismantled the program. Mujeres latinas luchando por el pueblo (mllp) (yamhill county) 82 likes precious knowledge director: ari luis palos producer: eren isabel mcginnis documentary. Precious knowledge (2011 dir ari palos) is a documentary film that follows the debate in arizona over ethnic studies (eths) in particular, it chronicles the last few years of mexican american studies/raza studies (mas) at tucson high.
Westminster santa ana: harvard educational review, 2000 print precious knowledge dir ari luis palos prod eren isabel mcginnis the more knowledge i. A review of precious knowledge a political documentary by ari luis palos author of classics like for whom the bell tolls and an introduction to the second wave. Precious knowledge, a dos vatos film made by ari luis palos and eren isabel mcginnis in 2012, chronicles the experiences of tucson high school students taking la raza studies (also called mexican american studies or mas) classes as the state superintendent tom horne and other conservative lawmakers in arizona attack the mas program. A broken community mas classes through a luis valdez poem students with the documentary precious knowledge the documentary is about a year in the life of a group of tucson magnet high.