The "Cycles of Change: Restoring Quetzalcoatl" documentary brings you the story of a bunch of young, angry artists who wanted to pack a political punch and have their art speak volumes for them and their community. Creative artists Mario Torero, Victor Ochoa, Guillermo Aranda, Salvador Torres, Jose Cervantes, Thomas Castañeda, and Guillermo Rosette came together and shared their story of what life was like back then through the struggles when the first mural in Chicano Park hit the walls. The artists tell their stories and explain why the Quetzalcoat mural is still to this day so very important.
The documentary takes viewers on a dramatic story of the restoration and how important the murals were and still are. This is a heart moving documentary about the struggles people faced and the way people expressed themselves through art on how life was such a huge challenge.
One of the things that will come across in the documentary is how important the murals were. How they allowed people to record their emotion in the form of art. The documentary brings together the original artists who talk about the struggles and the reason for their art. You will hear stories that will make you understand how hard life were back then and realize that even today there are communities out there that still struggle with equality.