In 'Lowriders,' custom cars are at heart of East LA Chicano life

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In the new new movie “Lowriders,” Daniel Alvarez is a young graffiti artist, but his dad wants him to join the family business, which is designing custom lowriders. Daniel also wants to bond again with his brother Francisco who just out of prison. But dad is not on good terms with Francisco. It’s a story about family, tradition, and a culture rooted in east LA and Chicano life.


Ricardo De Montreuil is director of the new film “Lowriders,”
featuring Demian Bichir and Eva Longoria (Photo by Amy Ta)