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Walkout

Directed by Edward James Olmos
United States, 2006
Drama

Synopsis

Based on a true story, student activist and Mexican-American Paula Crisostomo (Vega), tired of being treated unequally, decides to take action and stage a walkout at five East Los Angeles high schools in 1968, to protest educational conditions and complain of anti-Mexican educational bias.

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Walkout Directed by Edward James Olmos

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

2007 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television