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Guillermo Gómez-Peña's El Naftazteca: Cyber-Aztec TV for 2000 AD

Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Adriene Jenik

1995, 57:30 minutes, colour, English/Spanish

TAPECODE 416.01

Your evening news is about to be interrupted. A Cyber-Aztec pirate commandeers the commercial TV signal from his underground studio and ushers television into the 21st century.
Moments in the history of this information-age bandido captured and shown in video image. Interactive reportage from the front lines of L.A. as the city builds new borders. Conquistadors teach Aztecs the rumba. The artist as ombudsman. Weapons, chickens, propositions, cacti, trackballs, commentary, vegetables, wrestler masks, Pepto Bismol, the V.R. sombrero and Generation Mex. Callers from around America. Americanos from around the world.
With guest performance by Roberto Sifuentes.

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