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TitleUSD Lowrider Documentary and Car Show Coming to Campus
ContactMelissa Wagoner
Contact E-mailmwagoner, at
Contact Phone(619) 260-4659

"Everything Comes From the Streets," a one-hour documentary, traces the origins and history of lowriding, the unique car customizing tradition among Chicanos and Mexicans, in San Diego, California, and the borderlands. The documentary, features the men and women who pioneered and shaped the movement defined by self-expression and cultural ingenuity. Directed by Alberto Lopez Pulido, professor in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of San Diego, this film was also the winner of the Best Film award at the Barrio Film Festival this year.

WHAT: Small Lowrider Car Caravan and Car Show
Followed by a Screening of Everything Comes from the Streets

WHEN: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Car Show beginning at 4:30 PM
Documentary premiere at 5:30 PM

WHERE: The Warren Auditorium in Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA 92110

CONTACT: Alberto López Pulido, Director
Kelly Whalen, Producer

Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

To view a trailer for the documentary, go to

For more information about the film and additional screenings, go to