Monterrey International Film Festival Pays Tribute to Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

17/07/2010 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment


The 6th Monterrey International Film Festival, which will take from  august 20 to the 29th, will pay tribute to actor Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Armendáriz Jr. initiated his carreer in 1965’s movie El Cachorro, directed by Arturo Martinez.

With a trajectory of over 210 movies, he has also participated in american television and motion picture productions, among them: River of Gold (1971), Killer by Night (1972), Earthquake (1974), and A Home of Our Own (1975). He has been directed in our country by major film directors such as Julián Pastor in La Casta Divina, Jaime Humberto Hermosillo in La pasión según Berenice, Gonzalo Martínez Ortega in Longitud de Guerra, and also by Arturo Ripstein in Cadena perpetua.
It is important to emphasize that he also participated in And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself directed by Bruce Beresford (2009 tribute recipient).

He has also worked in feature films as producer, and participated as actor in television, working in single episodes as well as soap operas.

In his fruitful carreer, he has been recipient of several awards, the Ariel or Mexican Academy Award being the most important.

He is currently the President of the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences.

This well-deserved tribute will take place on august 22nd  in the theater at the Centro de las Artes de Nuevo León.

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