THEY CALLED ME KING TIGER

ME LLAMABAN KING TIGER

By Angel ESTRADA SOTO

IMCINE - MEXICAN FILM INSTITUTE - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Post-Production 2017


    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • MEXICO
    • Languages
    • SPANISH, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Angel ESTRADA SOTO
    • Producer(s)
    • Angel ESTRADA SOTO, . . (Inti Cordera)
    • Synopsis
    • In June of 1967, the court of Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, was assaulted by armed men under the command of Chicano leader, Reies López Tijerina. The outcome of such bold action, was the largest manhunt in the recent history of the United States. Tijerina managed to survive prison, a psychiatric hospital, and several assassination attempts. The Chicano movement faded away, and everyone thought the same of Tijerina. People speak of him as a saint, a man illuminated, a man that used violence looking for a fair cause. They called him King Tiger; though, King Tiger is alive, and he wants to tell his story.
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