Hecho en Tejas: Las Marthas

Hecho en Tejas: Las Marthas

Las Marthas, a film by Cristina Ibarra

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, 7:00 PM CT

Screening for FREE on the ESB-MACC Facebook page and the event website.

Synopsis
LAS MARTHAS unravels the origins of the celebration and explores why a town like Laredo, with such deep Mexican roots, feels such affinity for America’s Founding Father, and how against all odds, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration has managed to persevere and even flourish, thanks to the Mexican American girls who continue to wear the gilded burden of tradition.

Co-presented with the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) at their annual womxn in the arts event- La Mujer (April 21 - 24, 2021).

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Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares)

Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares)

Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares), a film by Fernanda Valadez

US Virtual Cinema Premiere Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical.

Synopsis
Magdalena has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend from their town of Guanajuato to cross the border into the U.S., hopeful to find work. Desperate to find out what happened to him—and to know whether or not he’s even alive—she embarks on an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous journey to discover the truth.

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Viva Cinema: La Soledad (The Solitude)

Viva Cinema: La Soledad (The Solitude)

La Soledad (The Solitude), a film by Jorge Thielen Armand

Thursday, January 14th, 2021, 1:00 PM CT

Virtual screening and Q&A with director.

Synopsis
A vivid and intimate account of the Venezuelan crisis told through the real-life struggle of a young father trying to save his family from the demolition of their home.

Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Bullock Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films in partnership with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language and Hispanic-heritage movie-making.

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Viva Cinema: El vuelco del cangrejo (Crab Trap)

Viva Cinema: El vuelco del cangrejo (Crab Trap)

El vuelco del cangrejo (Crab Trap), a film by Óscar Ruiz Navia

Thursday, December 17th, 2020, 7:30pm CT

Virtual screening and Q&A with director.

Synopsis: A drama set in the black communities of Colombia's Pacific Coast. Daniel, a man looking to flee the country by boat, becomes part of the village's struggle to survive the looming advent of modernity.

Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Bullock Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films in partnership with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language and Hispanic-heritage movie-making.

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