September 13, 2017
María Candelaria (1943)
Dolores del Rio and Pedro Armendáriz star in the drama María Candelaria (1943), a story of prejudice and romantic tragedy on the eve of the Mexican Revolution. María Candelaria won both the Grand Prix and Best Cinematography at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946. Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 102 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce.