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Cheech Marin's "Born in East LA" cult fave turns 25

Cheech Marin and his newest project, a book of small paintings. Chicanitas.

John Rabe

Cheech Marin and his newest project, a book of small paintings. Chicanitas.

The iconic cult classic Born in East LA turns 25 this year. This film brought issues of Latino identity and immigration to the big screen with a sense of humor. Nadia Reiman explores the movie’s impact.

(Our piece originated on Latino USA, for which Nadia Reiman is a producer. You can hear Latino USA Sunday nights at 10 on 89.3-KPCC.)


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