Enjoy the Best of the Mexican Comedy: El Sueño del Caimán/Caiman’s Dream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy three days of landmark films of the giants of Mexican comedy. From the era of Cantinflas, Tin Tan, and Pedro Infante, to the acid humor of Diego Luna´s recent film Abel. Curated by Carlos Gutiérrez, Executive Director, Cinema Tropical (NY) and presented in collaboration with the Mexican Cultural Institute.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012 (Opening Night)

El Sueño del Caimán/Caiman’s Dream (2001) - 7pm. In Spanish with English subtitles

This film will be followed by a post-performance discussion about Mexican film featuring curator Carlos Gutierrez, Professor David Wilt of George Washington University and the University of Maryland, and Dr. Barbara Tenenbaum of the Library of Congress. The three will discuss the evolution of Mexican cinema from the 1940’s to today, and specifically focusing on the changing roles of superstardom and celebrity in Mexican film. 9pm.

Tickets: suggested donation $5

+Info: http://www.galatheatre.org/arteamericaseries.php?cmd=loadEvent&id=115

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