Wall murals being painted in the Mission District I (early 1970s)
Color, silent 16mm film from the early 1970s. Produced and shot by the Mission Film Workshop: Ana Montano, Sara Ortiz, and Mercedes Soberon. Cinematography by Benny Rescate.
Wide shot of Mini Park at 24th & Bryant St. in Mission District, San Francisco. Mission Film Workshop crew preparing camera equipment. Benny Rescate discussing film shots of muralists painting on scaffolds. Artist include Mujeres Muralistas, Luis Cortazar and Michael Rios. Tony Machado and Domingo Rivera painting with help from friends. Close ups of artists applying paint to mural walls. Neighborhood children playing in the park.
Permission to screen on this website kindly granted by The Ray Balberan Mission MediaArts Archive and Mission Film Workshop. Cataloguing details provided by Ana Montano.
Note: This 16mm film print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in October 2021. Film shrinkage was measured in October 2021 at 0.30%. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
- 16mm color reversal print, silent
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- Copyright Holder
- The Ray Balberan Mission MediaArts Archive