New Aztec Gold Show

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Latest News!

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06/30/15 Payan and Pocha Launch Media Arts Santa Ana (MASA)

Our new Media Arts Santa Ana (MASA) launches as a project with fiscal sponsorship from Community Partners. Donations to OC Film Fiesta and other programs are now tax deductible.

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02/13/15 Payan Developing New Project

Victor is developing a new Latina comedy project with Pocha Peña. More TBA!

10/01/14 Keep on Crossin' Invited to Berlin

Keep on Crossin' was invited to participate in an exhibit in Berlin commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Read the new German translation of the Keep on Crossin' Manifesto.

09/26/14 Keep on Crossin' Featured on Billboard at Border
Keep on Crossin' featured on Billboard for Open Walls Project! Click Here for more info.
09/18/14 5th OC Film Fiesta Opens at Bowers Museum

The OC Film Fiesta Returns for a 5th Foray with opening night at Bowers Museum! Click Here for more info.

Aztec Gold



Aztec Gold with Lou Chalibre

  • 2013 Creative Capital On Our Radar
  • Recipient of the 2010 The Idea Fund grant, funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  • Winner of the 2005 NALIP Latino Media Market
  • Profiled in Canal + program Allez a L.A., national French broadcast
  • Profiled on American Latino TV, national US broadcast
  • Performances, Presentations, Workshops

Keep on Crossin'


Buy the Patch!

Keep on Crossin'

  • New! Keep on Crossin' is part of the new Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego SD/TJ exhibit Nov. 29 thru June 14, 2013!
  • Multi-faceted project using humor to examine issues relating to borders and contemporary society
  • Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  • Included in "TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art" national touring exhibit.
  • Writer, The Keep on Crossin' Manifesto.

La Raza Comica

New Project!

La Raza Comica

"La Raza Comica" is an interdisciplinary project which will examine Chicano, Latino and Native American humor through interviews and discussions with trailblazing humorists and also serve as a vehicle for the creation of new essays, criticism, podcasts and new original humorous pieces.

Look for for the project launch at!

OC Film Fiesta

Youth Cinema Camp

Mural and Media Class



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