The life of early Chicano rocker Ritchie Valens come to life in this 1987 film by Taylor Hackford and Luis Valdez starring Lou Diamond Phillips and Esai Morales. Live music, food, art vendors and more!
Doors open at 5pm
6pm — Tierra Blanca
7pm — Cambalache
7:45 pm — Talk with director Luis Valdez
8pm — La Bamba screening
Presented by AARP California, KCET and The Academy
Before the movie, enjoy the Son Jarocho sounds of East L.A.'s Los Cambalache; spinning by David Cardena-degruvme; and Veracruz-inspired dance by Tierra Blanca Arts Center and Ballet Folklorico Eterna Juventud.