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Alt Title(s): Amenzac [sic]
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2005.
Synopsis: This satirical pharmaceutical commercial by Fulana was made in the context of the Iraq war and the Bush administration, at a time when being a 'good American,' they felt, meant falling into a kind of political and historical amnesia. The 'Amnezac' commercial, much in the style of drugs like Paxil and Zoloft, asks consumers to think about their emotional state and suggest they may need clinical tr...
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2000.
Synopsis: This is the Spanish version of 'Latino Plastic Cover,' the first short film by Fulana (www.fulana.org), a Latina video collective from New York City. Through parody and satire, Fulana explores themes that are relevant to Latino cultures in the U.S., delving into the nuances that bind our experiences, experimenting with strategies to make visible what we're so often made to read between the lines....
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2000.
Synopsis: 'Latino Plastic Cover' is the first short film by Fulana (www.fulana.org), a Latina video collective from New York City. Through parody and satire, Fulana explores themes that are relevant to Latino cultures in the U.S., delving into the nuances that bind our experiences, experimenting with strategies to make visible what we're so often made to read between the lines. Their work, which consists m...
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2005.
Synopsis: During the first week of September 2005, the world watched the footage of Hurricane Katrina's New Orleans victims stranded on rooftops for days, crowded into the Convention Center and Superdome. Most of them were poor. Fulana asked themselves, What if the hurricane had hit a wealthy area instead? 'Operation Blue Blood' is a mock Confidential Message from the Bush Administration to the 'filthy ric...
Alt Title(s): Amnezac (with Spanish subtitles)
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2005.
Synopsis: This satirical pharmaceutical commercial by Fulana was made in the context of the Iraq war and the Bush administration, at a time when being a 'good American,' they felt, meant falling into a kind of political and historical amnesia. The 'Amnezac' commercial, much in the style of drugs like Paxil and Zoloft, asks consumers to think about their emotional state and suggest they may need clinical tr...
Alt Title(s): Tercer Impacto: Hispanacea (with Spanish subtitles), Hispanacea
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2009.
Synopsis: Immigrant Latina women - who have had little or no access to education or health care - are living longer than anyone else in the United States. The New York Times has called this phenomenon 'The Hispanic Paradox.' What if Latinas' longevity could be extracted from their bodies and marketed as a health supplement to the public at large? Find out on the hard-hitting news show, TERCER IMPACTO, as B...
Alt Title(s): Tercer Impacto: Hispanacea (with English subtitles), Hispanacea
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2009.
Synopsis: Immigrant Latina women - who have had little or no access to education or health care - are living longer than anyone else in the United States. The New York Times has called this phenomenon 'The Hispanic Paradox.' What if Latinas' longevity could be extracted from their bodies and marketed as a health supplement to the public at large? Find out on the hard-hitting news show, TERCER IMPACTO, as B...
Alt Title(s): Lupe and JuanDi from the block
Collection Title(s): Fulana collection
Location: Recorded in New York City in 2003.
Synopsis: Fulana's 'Lupe & JuanDi from the Block' is a mock music video that explores two main themes: the hyper-commercialization of religious icons, and the 'whitening' of Latinos when they cross over into mainstream pop culture. Fulana used The Virgin of Guadalupe to comment on the commodification of religion, as her image is everywhere: on t-shirts, postcards, key chains, handbags, designer jeans, etc....
Collection Title(s): Hemispheric Institute archive
Location: Performed at the El Museo del Barrio, in New York City, on March 31, 2010.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of Barbi Bermúdez and Fabi Fernández’s TV show ‘Tercer Impacto,’ performed live at El Museo del Barrio. Barbi and Fabi share the stage with 158-years-old Doña Cuca, whose longevity has inspired Western medicine to develop the amazing health supplement ‘Hispanacea.’ Doña Cuca opens her shopping trolley, full of US patriotism’s treasures, to have a ‘tea party’... altho...
Collection Title(s): Hemispheric Institute archive
Location: Performed at El Museo del Barrio in New York City on March 31, 2010.
Synopsis: Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s Border Brujo stopped by NYC to share his spoken word’s enchantments. Always at the center of discussions about US anti-immigration policies, Fulana’s Fabi Fernández opens the show reading the impossible instructions to apply for a visa to the US, while Guillermo Gómez-Peña reminds to whomever it might concern that ‘we are here precisely because you were there.’ Gómez-Peña e...