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La casta divina (The Divine Caste, 1976)MEXICAN REVOLUTION FILMS OF THE 70S FILM SERIES THURSDAY, MAY 20, 7 P.M.
The Harry Ransom Center and Cine Las Americas presents the Mexican Revolution Films of the 70s series with La casta divina (The Divine Caste, 1976), directed by Julián Pastor, on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at the Harry Ransom Center.
The series is held in conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition ¡Viva! Mexico's Independence and as part of the year-round celebrations of the bicentennial of Mexico's independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution.
All films are in Spanish with English subtitles. Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has free, but limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first person, and doors open 30 minutes in advance.
Mark your calendars for the final film in the series, Cuartelazo (Mutiny, 1976), on May 27.
¡Viva! Mexico's Independence showcases materials from the Ransom Center's collections, including the 1529 document appointing Hernán Cortés Captain General of New Spain; unpublished letters exchanged between Ferdinand Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, and his wife Carlotta; documentary photographs of the Mexican Revolution; and period broadsides illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada. The exhibition runs through August 1.
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