CineClub México: Rojo amanecer

CineClub México presents: Rojo amanecer, directed by Jorge Fons

Mexico, 1989
Historical/Drama/Thriller, 96 min, Color
Spanish, no subtitles due to technical difficulties [all future CineClub presentations will be subtitled in English]

Starring: Héctor Bonilla, María Rojo, Demian Bechir, Bruno Bechir

Thursday, October 18, 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
“Red Dawn” is a 1989 film, directed by Jorge Fons, about the events that took place in Mexico City on October 2nd, 1968, when a group of protesting students were murdered in Tlatelolco, as part of a political oppression. This film won 9 Ariel Awards, presented by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences.

Special Guest: Political scientist and author Samuel Schmidt

Copresented by Cine Las Americas