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Viva Cinema: Me Llamaban King Tiger
September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - $5 – $8
In June of 1967, the court of Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, was assaulted by armed men under the command of Chicano leader Reies López Tijerina. The outcome of such bold action was the largest manhunt in the recent history of the United States. This documentary uncovers the story of the assault and aftermath, exploring whether violence can be used to create fairness, and discovering more about the life of a man who is spoken of as a saint.
Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films co-presented with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language movie-making. Films in the Viva Cinema Series are presented in Spanish with English subtitles. This evening’s program includes a film screening and Q&A with guest moderator, Cine Las Americas Festival Director, Jean Anne Lauer. Come early at 6pm for a welcome reception.
Please note: Entrance for this screening will be at the IMAX lobby doors.
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