Films

Upcoming Films

Format: 4/27/17

Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Distinto Amanecer

Sunday, May 14, 3:30 p.m.

Ignacio, Julieta, and Octavio were friends in college, united by their activism and idealism. Years later, they have drifted apart and we find Ignacio and Julieta unhappily married. Octavio, now an operative who has exposed corruption in the government, returns to town on the run from assassins trying to keep him quiet. Julieta and Octavio rekindle an old romance over the course of a single dangerous evening, leaving Julieta with a difficult choice.

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Late Night Film: Frida

Friday, May 19, 9:30 p.m.

This biopic tracks thirty years of Frida Kahlo’s life, from young girl to art icon, including her development as an artist and a private life fraught with struggle. 

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Late Night Film: María Candelaria

Friday, May 19, 10:15 p.m.

One of the most beloved and acclaimed films of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, María Candelaria tells the story of an ill-fated love affair between two young indigenous people, María and Lorenzo.

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Enamorada

Sunday, June 4, 11:30 a.m.

Set during the Mexican Revolution, Enamorada tells the story of a guerrilla general who takes control of a town near Mexico City only to fall in love with the daughter of one of the town’s richest citizens. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: La Perla

Sunday, June 4, 2:30 p.m.

A diver named Quino finds a valuable pearl at the bottom of the ocean that brings him and his family sudden wealth. But while the pearl promises a life of ease and luxury, it only brings a string of misfortunes. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Salón México

Sunday, June 18, 11:30 a.m.

Salón México combines film noir and melodrama in a story about a young woman, Mercedes, who dances in a popular cabaret to pay for her sister's education. But her life at Salón México is fraught with struggle and danger. 

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Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Aventurera

Sunday, July 9, 11:30 a.m.

Arguably one of the most popular films of this era, Aventurera combines campy dance numbers with thriller and film noir elements. The main charater, a young woman named Elena, struggles to escape her life as a cabaret dancer and get back at the people who have hurt her. 

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