Hector Galán

As one of the most prolific and impassioned independent filmmakers working today, Hector Galán, a Tejano from the West Texas city of San Angelo, has contributed over forty hours of programming to the national PBS television schedule including eleven episodes for the provocative series FRONTLINE, two programs for the PBS series The American Experience, and the landmark four-part PBS series, Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement for which Galán was invited to the White House to screen the work for President Bill Clinton. His work has garnered numerous awards and recognitions including two Imagen awards, the Cine Golden Eagle Award, the Telly Award, SXSW Best Documentary, the Golden Apple, and the Blue Ribbon Award and numerous festival awards.

The critically-acclaimed Galán has won these numerous national and international awards and recognitions for exploring such diverse topics as migrant farm workers, (New Harvest, Old Shame, 1990) the dynamics of race relations in the military, (The Color of Your Skin, 1991) college athletics, (Chasing the Basketball Dream, 1984) and issues surrounding foster care, (Who Cares About Children?, 1992) for FRONTLINE.


Production Credits

Producer, Director, Writer, Co-Editor
Hector Galán