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Buy "La Quinceañera" DVD on our secure e-store

Spanish class lesson plan now available FREE with purchase of "La Quinceañera" Intitutional Version

Website for Horizonline Documentary now online. Visit site for more info on other films Adam is working on.

Website for "El Duque de la Bachata" and New Bachata online now. A new documentary directed by Adam Taub.

La Quinceañera won the Best Documentary award at the Angelus Student film festival

 

 

 

Director Adam Taub is currently screening his new documentary "The Duke of the Bachata"

There are no screenings of "La Quinceañera" scheduled at this time.If you would like to arrange a public screening of the documentary “La Quinceañera” please contact adam_taub@hotmail.com

 

 

 

School Library Journal Review

Video Librarian Review

"Críticas," a journal by the American Library Association Review

ReelTalk movie Review

Film for the Feminist Classroom Review

Greeley Tribune Article on 'La Quinceanera' July 13th 2007

Aurora Public Library Review

Amazon.com Reviews

Planning a Quinceañera Review

 
 
"A heartwarming portrait...highly recommended." -Video Librarian Online
 
  Official selection San Diego Latino Film festival Official selection international latino film festival Winner best documentary Angelus film festival Official selection Santa Fe Film festival Official selection heard film festival Official selection Tulipanes film festival  
  official selection AWIP Official selection San Joaquin film fest O Official selection Cinesol film festival Official selection Cine Sin Fin Film Fest Official selection Cine Mujer  
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Quince Video For Spanish Class

"La Quinceañera" is great documentary film to show in your spanish class. Both video and audio are clear, and the English subtitles are accurate. Best used in Spanish language and social studies classes to illustrate this cultural rite of passage and the binding character of Mexican family life. A lesson plan is now available in both Spanish and English and is another execellent resource for the Spanish classroom. Read the review below:

"I was taking a chance on buying this without seeing it but I needed a DVD to show after I taught my Spanish 1 class about the ceremony of the Quinceanera. I was very pleased with this. It shows how a family in Mexico comes together to give the last of a mother's 5 daughters a beautiful ceremony for her 15th. The video is all in Spanish with subtitles. It is a real family. It shows the mother's emotions and struggles as she explains her coping with an unfaithful husband and also how the daughter reacts to his coming to the ceremony. My students really liked it too." -Mary Jane Norman

 
 

Library Review for Quinceañera movie

Our library serves a community that’s 38% Hispanic and we strive to include culturally relevant and authentic materials on Hispanics and Mexico in our collections. La Quinceañera is a valuable addition. Not only has it been appreciated by our community - it has been constantly off the shelves since we acquired it - it has also inspired a quinceañera-themed day at the library during Hispanic Heritage Month which will include a screening of the documentary, a dress fashion show and party favor crafts, among other activities.

Tina Viglucci
Spanish Materials Librarian
Aurora Public Library