Filmmaker illuminates roles of Mexican Americans during WWII

John J. Valadez tells what it

Filmmaker John J. Valadez.

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Laredo Community College gets a visit from a filmmaker with a message.

John J. Valadez shares parts of his documentary work with LCC students during a presentation on Thursday, March 6 at Laredo Community College’s Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Fine Arts Center theater.

In addition to featuring the stories of Mexican-American World War II veterans, Valadez shared with students some of his past documentary work for PBS, as well as his upcoming projects. Valadez has worked on various documentaries highlighting the untold stories and histories of minorities in the United States.

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