CineClub México: Pastorela

CineClub México presents: Pastorela, directed by Emilio Portes

Mexico, 2011
Comedy/Fantasy/Drama, 88 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Starring: Joaquín Cosio, Carlos Cobos, Eduardo España, Ana Seradilla

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 7:00 PM
Consulate General of Mexico in Austin
5202 E. Ben White Blvd., Suite 150
Austin TX 78741

Free and open to the public (RSVP)

Synopsis
Agent Jesus Juarez (Joaquín Cosio), better known in the neighborhood as “Chucho,” has always played the Devil in his town’s Nativity Play. This Christmas, the local church has a new pastor, father Edmundo Posadas (Carlos Cobos). When he recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil to recover what is theirs by tradition.

Special Guests: Director of Cine Las Americas Jean Anne Lauer will present the film and host a Skype conversation and Q&A with the director of PASTORELA, Emilio Portes.

Copresented by Cine Las Americas