THE AWARD-WINNING FILMS OF JIM MENDIOLA AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME AS A COMPLETE SET ON DVD
Subcine is thrilled to announce the DVD release of Jim Mendiola’s Come and Take It Day and Speeder Kills for institutional use. To celebrate the release, we’re offering the complete set of Mendiola’s three films (also including Pretty Vacant) at the discounted price of $600.
Mendiola’s Come and Take It Day, starring Jesse Borrego and Jacob Vargas originally aired on PBS. Speeder Kills has screened at fesivals and galleries across the U.S. and Mexico as well as receiving a national cable broadcast. To read a complete synopsis of the movies, please click on the links below.
The films have been used in the context of American Studies, Chicano/Latino/Mexican-American Studies, History, Critical Studies and have been featured in several academic books.
Cultural hybridity incarnate…a genuinely joyous, funky, skillful filmmaker.
– Village Voice
Mendiola’s filmmaking style contains energy and enthusiasm to burn, brimming with attitude.