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Finding Aid for the Lorena Parlee Collection 1970 - 1996
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This is a small collection donated by Lorena Parlee's mother to the Center in 2007. It consists of LP records, color slides and papers related to her films, Mexico and Break of Dawn.
Documentary filmmaker Lorena Parlee died Aug. 18 after an extended illness. She was 61. Parlee was producer, director, and co-writer of the feature-length IMAX film "Mexico," an award-winner at San Jose's Cinequest Maverick Film Festival. Before working in film, Dr. Parlee was a Professor of Mexican and Chicano History at the University of California's Santa Barbara and Irvine campuses and press secretary to Cesar Chavez. In 1986 she produced, directed, and wrote "The Wrath of Grapes," an advocacy video for the United Farm Workers of America. She co-produced "Concerto for the Earth," a large-format Showscan 3D film, which was shown at the 1992 World's Fair Environmental Pavilion in Seville, Spain. Parlee was president of Sol Films, a 70mm large-format production company and of Reel View Productions, an archival and stock film research company for documentaries, feature films and commercials. At the time of her death she was a editing a feature length film about Chavez.
.5 linear feet
For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. [
Collection is open for research.To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/