Chulas fronteras / conceived and produced by Chris Strachwitz ; directed by Les Blank. Del mero corazón = Straight from the heart : love songs of the Southwest / a film by Les Blank ... [et al.] ; photography, direction and special editing by Les Blank ; produced and sound recording by Chris Strachwitz
Two documentaries about Mexican-Americans in southern Texas. Chulas fronteras features their music and culture, showing food preparation, family life, dances, fieldwork, and other social activities. Del mero corazon explores the Mexican-American norteño music tradition, showing various performers in dance halls and cantinas.