Mexican movies in the United States
Mexican movies were an important part of the everyday life of thousands of Spanish-speaking immigrants and Mexican Americans. Since the silent era until the late 1980s, those films provided moviegoers with the opportunity to experience a bit of their language and culture. At some point, more than 600 venues screened Mexican films in the United States on a regular basis.
This section features articles related to the distribution, exhibition and reception of Mexican movies in this country. In some cases, the articles also approach early filmmaking by Mexican and Hispanics in the United States.