Past Event: Film Screening of #IAmDenver’s ¡Qué Viva la Raza! Honoring a Denver Legacy and a Community Discussion on the Preservation of La Raza Park @ The Holiday Theater 12/13/22, 6PM


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Presented by Councilwoman Amanda P. Sandoval in partnership with MCA Denver & Denver’s Office of Storytelling, #IAmDenver’s ¡Qué Viva la Raza! Honoring a Denver Legacy, is a 32-minute documentary overview of the more than 150-year history of Mexicano, Chicano/x, and Latino/x people in Denver.

Produced by Denver Office of Storytelling as part of the city’s first historical context to focus on a specific ethnic, racial or cultural group, the film documents, honors, and preserves this proud history in the voices of the people and will be used by the Denver Landmark Preservation as part of the context to guide preservation planning.

Rowena Alegría, Executive Producer and Denver Chief Storyteller, will be present to discuss the film, which includes interviews with restaurant owner Rosalinda Aguirre of Rosa Linda’s Mexican Cafe, Colorado State Historian Nicki Gonzales, historian and professor Tom Noel, also known as Dr. Colorado, and Tepeyac CEO Jim Garcia.

Following the screening, Councilwoman Sandoval will facilitate a conversation to discuss the preservation of La Raza Park.

Admission is free, however, RSVP is required.

For additional inquiries related to the event, please contact Councilwoman Amanda P. Sandoval’s office at or 720-337-7701.



MCA Denver at the Holiday Theater
2644 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211


Doors open at 5:30PM
Event begins at 6PM  


  • Free, but RSVPs are required.




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