Posts tagged ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’
National Gallery of Art Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Concert, Films, and Spanish-Language Offerings
Film still from Alamar (Pedro González-Rubio, 2010, 35 mm, Spanish with subtitles, 73 minutes), to be shown at the National Gallery of Art on Saturday, September 18, as part of the GenMex: A New Generation of Cine Mexicano film series.
As Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15, 2010, the National Gallery of Art presents an array of offerings honoring this rich and diverse cultural legacy. (more…)
Successful runs at several prestigious U.S. and international film festivals, Chamaco (The Kid), the latest feature film by Los Angeles-based Rogue Arts, opens theatrically July 23 in Dallas as part of the Blockbuster-sponsored Maya Entertainment Indie Film Series. A U.S. – Mexico co-production between Rogue Arts and Ivania Films, Mexico City, Chamaco is a timeless story of redemption and hope, struggle and triumph, told in the gritty world of boxing. The film tells the story of a father and son who overcome their differences to rescue a young Mexican teenager with big boxing dreams off the hard streets of Mexico City..
The Maya Indie Film Series debuts July 23 in Dallas.
The Series’ end in Los Angeles will tie in with local Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. Each film will have a rotating screening schedule throughout the Series. Final film screening schedules to be programmed by theaters.
Founded by award winning producer Moctesuma Esparza (“Selena”, “Gettysburg”, “The Milagro Beanfield War”). Maya Entertainment is in its second year as a groundbreaking distribution company focusing on, but not limited to, the Latino market. Esparza has also opened the burgeoning theatre chain Maya Cinemas in several cities. Maya Entertainment titles include “The Line” starring Andy Garcia and Ray Liotta, “The Ministers” starring John Leguizamo (more…)