‘La Charreada! La Rodeo Mexicana’ to be screened on Feb. 17

The award-winning documentary film, “La Charreada! La Rodeo Mexicana,” will be screened on Feb. 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the McNair lab in the Moye lower level. 

Presented by the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program and the Center for Mexican American Studies and Research (CMASR), the film explores the centuries-old tradition of Mexican rodeo on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Anthropologist Dr. Olga Nájera-Ramirez will discuss the making of the documentary and the cultural traditions and values embedded in La Charreada’s performance, focusing on gender, race and class.

The film may also be viewed online at: https://bit.ly/3GlNDGK