I Am Joaquin (film)

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I Am Joaquin
Directed by Luis Valdez
Based on "I Am Joaquin
by Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzáles
Release dates 1969
Running time 20 minutes
Country USA
Language English

I Am Joaquin is a 1969 short film by Luis Valdez, a project of his El Teatro Campesino. It is based on the poem "I Am Joaquin" by Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzáles, a key text of the Chicano movement. In 2010, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".


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