Walkout
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Walkout
Made for cable, Walkout is the true story of a little-known but profoundly significant moment in the history of the Latino community in East Los Angeles. In 1968, Lincoln High School honor student Paula Crisostomo (Alexa Vega), outraged at the shabby treatment afforded Chicano students in the L.A. school system -- including habitually lowered expectations, poor facilities, a total absence of bilingual courses or textbooks, unfairly administered penalties for slight infractions, demeaning corporal punishment, and out-of-hand refusal to write letters of recommendation to choice colleges --… More

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"Director Edward James Olmos pulls off one hell of a stellar job directing this activist tale with flair and simplicity mingled within the story..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Film Threat
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