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Opening Night: Going Varsity in Mariachi

DIRECTOR(S)Sam Osborn, Alejandra Vasquez
DIRECTOR(S) BIOGRAPHYALEJANDRA VASQUEZ is a Mexican-American director and producer. Her short works include “Folk Frontera,” a surrealist film about the exchange of culture and music in the borderlands of Far West Texas that had a broadcast premiere in the PBS special The Latino Experience, won the SXSW Jury Award for Texas Shorts, and is taught in San Diego public schools. Her latest short about the boom-and-bust oil cycles in her rural Texas hometown, “When It’s Good, It’s Good,” was a co-production with Latino Public Broadcasting. —SAM OSBORN is a writer and filmmaker of Mexican-American descent. His debut feature-length documentary, Universe, about Wallace Roney, the only protege of Miles Davis. His short works include Varsity Oro for Pop-Up Magazine, Night Shift in for Topic, Language Keepers, a hybrid documentary project meant to help sustain the endangered Athabaskan language of Gwich’in, which premiered at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and Eating, a 10-episode docuseries for Topic Studios.

Q&A with co-directors Sam Osborn & Alejandra Vasquez and film participant Abby Garcia will follow the screening.

5PM – Box office opens
6:30PM – Live musica by Mariachi Espuelas
7PM – Seating begins
9:30PM – Reception begins with catering by Vivo Modern Tex Mex


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RUN TIME: 104 Minutes
YEAR: 2022
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