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La Plaza; MIRRORS OF SILENCE

Myrna Baez


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Series
La Plaza
Program
MIRRORS OF SILENCE
Series Description

Premiered January 10, 1979- Officially La Plaza as a separate series title ended after season 28 (2006). It was replaced by the interview series: Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One which premiered in 2007.

Producer Raquel Ortiz anticipates that the bilingual series will serve as a plaza for the entire local Latino community. Ortiz also served as the host during the first season along with guest hosts. The program format varied from week to week, between musical specials, documentaries, in-studio debates, both locally produced and acquired. Spanish language programs were subtitled in English and English language programs were captioned in Spanish.

See January 1979 Prime Time Program Guide for cover story. Series release date: 1/10/1979

Program Description

This documentary presents fragments of the life of Puerto Rican artist Myrna Baez. The program explores the motivations of the complex creative process that give origin to the artist’s pictorial production of the past 30 years. This lyrical documentary allows us to appreciate Myrna Baez’ body of work in a context an exhibit could never acheive.

Duration

00:27:27

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; MIRRORS OF SILENCE,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1BA13D9D7BE44DE7837B96B0389E4F0C.
MLA: “La Plaza; MIRRORS OF SILENCE.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1BA13D9D7BE44DE7837B96B0389E4F0C>.
APA: La Plaza; MIRRORS OF SILENCE. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1BA13D9D7BE44DE7837B96B0389E4F0C
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