A successful dropout-prevention project, has generated national interest as a model for schools with significant Latino populations.
A Mexican American filmmaker uncovers a visual history of San Antonio's West Side barrio through VHS home movies shot by residents in the '80s and ‘90s.
Jim Mendiola is an award-winning filmmaker based in San Antonio who has screened in numerous film festivals, museums, and colleges in the U.S., Mexico and Europe. His projects have been developed at the Sundance Filmmakers Lab and have been broadcast on PBS and cable television. He is completing a documentary about the Alamo.