Hola Mexico Film Festival - USA Tour
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The largest celebration of Mexican cinema comes to U.S. theaters nationwide.
Celebrating the Best Mexican Films of 2018
The Hola Mexico Film Festival is the largest celebration of Mexican cinema outside Mexico,
held every spring in downtown Los Angeles. The Hola Mexico USA Tour brings some of the finest selections from the festival to film lovers across the U.S. for rare theatrical screenings.
Sacúdete Las Penas
Fri, Oct 19 at 7:00pm
Sun, Oct 28 at 11:00am
Director: Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante, Duration: 1hr 30min
A tale of Mexico’s most famous dancer, Pepe Frituras, who ends up in Mexico’s most famous prison after a night out partying. Using his imagination, Pepe attempts to be the only convict to escape the prison walls. With rising star Melissa Barrera (Vida) and Fernanda Castillo.
Los Adioses (The Eternal Feminine)
Sat, Oct 20 at 7:00pm
Sun, Oct 21 at 11:00am
Director: Natalia Beristain, Duration: 1hr 25min
One of the most acclaimed Mexican films of the year! The Eternal Feminine (Los Adioses) is the film one needs to see this year! A woman writer ahead of her time in the 1950’s in Mexico City, challenges the voice of men when she becomes an important writer while in a turbulent love story.
Sun, Oct 21 at 7:00pm
Director: Marcelo Tobar, Duration: 1hr 10min
The story of 38-year-old Heriberto, a closeted gay man, who is seeing former classmates for the first time in many years. On a Saturday morning, Heriberto takes two of his elementary school friends, Flor and Trujillo, on a ride across Mexico City to attend the class reunion – which he is dreading. On the road, the three of them reminisce about the past, and Heriberto is once again confronted with the traumas of his childhood.
Camino a Marte
Fri, Oct 26 at 7:00pm
Director: Beto Hinojosa, Duration: 1hr 34min
Emilia, who suffers from a terminal illness, embarks on a trip with her best friend Violeta, not knowing what the future holds. Along the way they meet Mark, who claims to be an extraterrestrial on a mission to destroy planet Earth because he considers humanity to be a virus.
La Gran Promesa (The Big Promise)
Sat, Oct 27 at 7:00pm
Director: Jorge Ramirez-Suarez, Duration: 2hrs
From the director who brought you Guten Tag Ramon comes a story of redemption. A man gives up his newborn daughter to save her, he’ll then try to reconnect with her 20 years later.
Sun, Oct 28 at 7:00pm
Director: Issa López, Duration: 1hr 24min
Hailed by Oscar®-winner Guillermo del Toro as one of the best Mexican films in recent years. Its protagonist, 10-year-old Estrella, has three wishes. The first one is for her missing mother to return. Her wish is granted, but her mother is dead and her ghost follows her everywhere. Terrified, Estrella tries to escape by joining a gang of orphan children, but she quickly discovers that in the real world, ghosts are never truly left behind, and that only the bravest survive the brutality and violence that surround her.
$10 -Lark Member
Package: Buy 3 or more tickets for $9 each, any show.
549 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA 94939
Public parking available next door to the theater. Two hour street parking available on Magnolia.