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Free Film Screening at Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Presented by Texas A&M University-San Antonio at Texas A&M University - San Antonio, San Antonio TX

Sep 24 2022
Free Film Screening at Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Backstreet to the American Dream is a modern-day look at the classic American Dream done through the quintessential 21st Century entrepreneurial endeavor - food trucks!

The film that won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature and Best Food Film at the 2022 San Antonio Film Festival is back for educational screenings in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Backstreet to the American Dream is a modern-day look at the classic American Dream done through the quintessential 21st Century entrepreneurial endeavor - food trucks! This deep dive into the birthplace of the $2 billion dollar global phenomenon, Los Angeles, profiles two trucks and juxtaposes the experiences of American entrepreneurs and Mexican immigrants in the food truck industry. Indeed, these are very different operations in the same city: the gourmet burger truck, Grill \\\'Em All, is

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ADMISSION INFO

The screening is free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact shrm@tamusa.edu 2-4 days in advance of the special event.

Email: shrm@tamusa.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Mexican soda giant, Jarritos, is the promotional partner and the 2012 Medal of Freedom recipient Dolores Huerta is the executive producer of Backstreet to the American Dream. Film Director/Producer Patricia Nazario will be at The Brick for a live Q&A following the screening.

More information:
BackstreetFilm.com + PatriciaNazario.com + Dolores Huerta + Jarritos

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • This is the trailer in English for Backstreet to the American Dream.

LOCATION

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

1 University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224

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