THE MEXICAN TAPES: A Chronicle of Life Outside the Law 1986

A series of 4 one-hour video segments that chronicles five-years in the life and times of an undocumented Mexican community. Woven from the stories of families living as neighbors in a southern California beach town, the narrative follows their lifestyle, acculturation, work, growing families, and survival in the shadow of the law.

WNET New York, KQED San Francisco, KCET Los Angeles, BBC United Kingdom, Pacific Film Archive (San Francisco), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York),  AFI National Video Festival (Los Angeles), Festival die Popoli (Italy), World Wide Video Festival (Amsterdam), the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar (New York), and Nyon Festival (Switzerland)